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NBC Welcomes Golden Globes Changes

New bylaws address lack of diversity and ethical issues, including gifts from studios

(Newser) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group behind the Golden Globes, announced Thursday that its members had approved a broad series of changes to improve the organization's diversity and restore it to the film industry's good graces. NBC, which had already taken the awards show off the air...

Brooke Shields' Daughter Borrows Iconic Dress for Prom

Rowan wore actress' 1998 Golden Globes red gown

(Newser) - Borrowing your mom’s vintage dress and rocking it at the prom is a bold move. Bolder still when your mom is Brooke Shields, and the dress is the iconic red gown she wore to the Golden Globes in 1998, per Entertainment Tonight . Nobody is saying Rowan Henchy is...

Golden Globes Controversy: It's 'Put-Up-or-Shut-Up' Time

A look at the trouble with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

(Newser) - The Golden Globes is now in flux, thanks to NBC announcing it won't be airing the awards show in 2022, with powerful stars like Tom Cruise and Scarlett Johansson and such corporations as Netflix, Amazon, and WarnerMedia joining the stand against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's lack of...

Tom Cruise Mails Back His Golden Globes

As controversy around Hollywood Foreign Press Association grows

(Newser) - A total lack of Black voting members , a racist former president , actors calling it out , NBC dropping its awards show as Netflix , Amazon , and Warner Media boycott ... the Hollywood Foreign Press Association appears to be in serious trouble. The latest blow: Sources tell Deadline and CNN that Tom Cruise has...

Awards Show Loses Network
Network Drops
Show Under Fire

Network Drops Show Under Fire

NBC says Golden Globes may return to air in 2023 if host organization diversifies

(Newser) - Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022. In a statement, the network said it believes the press association—which is facing possible boycotts from Netflix, Warner Bros., and many Hollywood stars—is committed to reform. "...

Scarlett Johansson Has Had Enough of the Golden Globes

She wants the movie industry to back away from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

(Newser) - Scarlett Johansson has had enough of the Golden Globes. The A-list actress has called for Hollywood to “step back” from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Los Angeles Times reports. Johansson said in a Saturday statement that she’s fielded sexist questions and remarks that "bordered on sexual...

Bad Situation Gets Worse for Hollywood Foreign Press

Former president booted over email viewed as racist, advisers flee

(Newser) - The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the Golden Globes, has expelled a former president after he shared an article that described Black Lives Matter as a "racist hate movement." Philip Berk, who served eight terms as president until 2011, shared the FrontPage Mag article —which...

Viewers Take a Pass on Golden Globes
Golden Globes Was
a Ratings Loser

Golden Globes Was a Ratings Loser

Viewers' enthusiasm for the awards show was muted

(Newser) - The Academy Awards and Grammys are coming up, and as far as TV ratings go, the bar has been dramatically lowered. Ratings tanked for Sunday's Golden Globes broadcast. The average audience came in at 6.9 million, Vulture reports, compared to 18.3 million in 2020. The numbers have...

Jodie Foster Wins Award, Inexplicably Thanks Aaron Rodgers

There's actually a backstory, and it started with the Green Bay Packers QB

(Newser) - It started with a weird shoutout from Aaron Rodgers last month, when the MVP award was bestowed on him at the NFL Honors show and he thanked, of all people, Jodie Foster. When the topic was broached during Foster's appearance not long after on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show,...

Boseman's Widow Gives 'Most Emotional Speech' of Golden Globes
Chadwick Boseman's
Widow's Speech Has
Viewers 'in Awe'
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Chadwick Boseman's Widow's Speech Has Viewers 'in Awe'

Taylor Simone Ledward accepted best actor award for late husband for 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' role

(Newser) - Chadwick Boseman received yet more posthumous nods Sunday evening, this time via a Golden Globe win. The late Boseman, who died last summer of colon cancer at the age of 43, won for best actor in a dramatic motion picture for his performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, and...

Here Are Your 2021 Golden Globe Winners
These Are Your
Golden Globe
Winners
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These Are Your Golden Globe Winners

'Nomadland' wins big at awards ceremony

(Newser) - Sunday night's Golden Globes took place amid heavy criticism for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's lack of Black voting members , and the ceremony itself was full of moments that could only happen amid a pandemic. Here, per the AP , is the complete list of winners from the night:...

Golden Globes Under Fire for Lack of Black HFPA Members
Golden Globes Under Fire
for Lack of Representation
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Golden Globes Under Fire for Lack of Representation

HFPA has no Black voting members

(Newser) - Pandemic improvising was only part of the damage control for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the Golden Globes, the AP reports. After the Los Angeles Times revealed that there are no Black members in the 87-person voting body of the HFPA, the press association—which Ricky...

Technical Difficulties, Bicoastal Hosts at the 2021 Golden Globes

Awards ceremony held in front of masked first responders, essential workers

(Newser) - With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very socially distanced 78th Golden Globe Awards trudged on in the midst of the pandemic and amid a storm of criticism over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's lack...

Record 3 Women Are on Golden Globe Director Shortlist
A Golden Globes
First for Women

A Golden Globes First for Women

This is the first time there's ever been more than one woman on the director shortlist

(Newser) - As many women have been nominated for the Golden Globe for best director this year as in the first 50 years of the 78-year-old prize combined. Chloé Zhao, Nomadland; Regina King, One Night in Miami; and Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman, were nominated, along with David Fincher, Mank ; and Aaron...

In Odd Year for Entertainment, Behold the Globes Nominees

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P. Henson announced them

(Newser) - There were movies in 2020? Apparently. Behold, the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globe Awards as announced Wednesday by Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P. Henson, per the AP :
  • Best motion picture drama: The Father; Mank; Nomadland; The Trial of the Chicago 7; Promising Young Woman.
  • Best musical or comedy
...

Golden Globes Steals Another Ceremony's Date

Organizers have jumped on old Oscars date

(Newser) - The Golden Globes is refusing to let the pandemic get in the way of its party. The ceremony will be held Feb. 28, 2021, in Beverly Hills with previously announced hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Monday. The date, as with that of other...

NBC Names Gervais' Globes Replacement

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will make a 4th return

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics meeting Saturday, just a week after the ceremony aired with Ricky Gervais as host, reports the AP . "There are no two funnier people anywhere,...

Star's Tux Promise Draws Megyn Kelly's Sarcasm

Joaquin Phoenix pledged to not change for each awards event

(Newser) - PETA praised Joaquin Phoenix, actor and climate change activist, for announcing that he'll wear the same tuxedo to every Hollywood awards event this season to reduce waste. Stella McCartney, who designed his classic black tux, also was impressed. Former Fox News and NBC host Megyn Kelly was not, People ...

Awkwafina Makes History With Golden Globes Win

She is the first Asian American to win as lead actress in a movie

(Newser) - Included in the winners' list at the Golden Globes on Sunday night is a name that marks a milestone: Awkwafina became the first Asian-American woman to win a Globe as best actress in a film, reports the New York Times . The 31-year-old won in the musical or comedy category for...

Ricky Gervais Mocks Hollywood's Epstein. Weinstein Ties
Ricky Gervais'
Most Scathing
Golden Globes Lines
GOLDEN GLOBES

Ricky Gervais' Most Scathing Golden Globes Lines

Host mocked Hollywood's Epstein, Weinstein ties

(Newser) - Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globes for what he said would be the final time Sunday night—and he out-Ricky Gervaised himself with a barrage of scathing jokes about celebrities and the hypocrisy of Hollywood. Gervais, hosting for the fifth time, told the audience he didn't care if they...

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