No it was meant to be a joke-I do that a lot but I think people miss my humor. So it goes.That's a bit of a cheap shot isn't it? It's a movie, and it's all make believe. There are grounds to criticise Rami Malek's performance, and debate whether it was Oscar-worthy. Personally, I don't believe it was, but the fact that he lip-synch'd is not an issue.
...in other breaking news...word has just come in that Harrison Ford only pretended to be piloting the Millennium Falcon.