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Jada Pinkett Smith Blasts Globes for Snub, Gets Pushback

Actress says HFPA ignored 'Girls Trip,' but sources say there was a screening, other HFPA outreach

(Newser) - The latest class of Golden Globe nominees were announced this week, and People and EW.com , report that Jada Pinkett Smith Twitter-blasted the Hollywood Foreign Press Association after Tiffany Haddish, her co-star in the comedy Girls Trip, didn't receive a nod. But Pinkett Smith says it's not that... More »

Hugh Laurie Cracks Trump Jokes at Golden Globes

He collects award at 'last ever' ceremony

(Newser) - Hugh Laurie's acceptance speech at the Golden Globes contained what many are calling the funniest anti-Donald Trump line in a night full of them. Thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the award, the British actor quipped that he had won at the "last ever" Golden Globes, Mashable... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globe Winners

Ricky Gervais hosts the star-studded awards show from Beverly Hills

(Newser) - Ricky Gervais kicked off the 2016 Golden Globes with an intro that surprised absolutely no one, starting off by shushing the audience and calling them "disgusting, pill-popping, sexual deviant scum." And the awards were off!:
  • Channing Tatum and the bear from The Revenant (aka Jonah Hill) presented the
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Gibson and Gervais Trade Barbs in Mel's Comeback

Colonoscopies came up during Gibson's presentation

(Newser) - Mel Gibson has been persona non grata for some time in Hollywood, following a string of headline-making infractions, including DUI troubles and accusations of anti-Semitism and domestic violence. As the Guardian puts it, "There was a time when you would have remarked that Mel couldn't get arrested in... More »

JLaw and BFF 'ASchu' Totally Know Everyone Thinks They're Cool

They totally know everyone wants to hang out with them

(Newser) - On the heels of her red-carpet confession earlier in the evening that her private parts were itchy, Amy Schumer and pal Jennifer Lawrence took to the stage to show some clips from their respective movies, Trainwreck and Joy. Before they presented those snippets, the actresses, both nominated for best actress... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Your running list of the night's awards

(Newser) - After Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's opening monologue , the Golden Globes were off and running:
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture went to JK Simmons for Whiplash.
  • Best Supporting Actress, TV went to Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey. Onstage, she mentioned a letter she got from a rape
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Ricky Gervais' Best Golden Globes Lines

Gervais skewers NBC, HFPA, Eddie Murphy ... and Madonna skewers him

(Newser) - "So, where was I?" began Ricky Gervais, drink in hand, as he sauntered on stage to open the Golden Globes. "Nervous?" He wasted no time throwing out a few insults, noting that he was hosting the show on NBC, "America's third biggest network. Or is it... More »

Descendants, The Artist Win Big

'Homeland' also does well at the Golden Globes

(Newser) - Be honest: You tuned in to the Golden Globes tonight mostly to see what Ricky Gervais would say . But awards were handed out too, and The Artist and The Descendants were the big film winners. Both won best picture and best actor in their respective categories (comedy or musical for... More »

Gervais Asked to Host Golden Globes Again

Despite seemingly offending everyone, HFPA apparently liked ratings

(Newser) - The president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association said host Ricky Gervais' "totally unacceptable" behavior at the Golden Globes "crossed the line" … but, er, that doesn’t mean they don't want him back next year. "The ratings went up again, and the organizers asked me to... More »

Ricky Gervais: I'm Done With Golden Globes

'But it's nice my peers stuck by me,' he says

(Newser) - Critics won't have Ricky Gervais to kick around anymore. The caustic comedian says he's had it with the Golden Globes after days of bashing for his harsh celebrity zingers at the awards presentation. "Twice is enough," Gervais told TMZ . Even if he's invited back next year to host... More »

Golden Globes Boss: Gervais Crossed the Line

HFPA President Philip Berk had 'no idea' what comedian would say

(Newser) - Acid-tongued Ricky Gervais is getting bashed himself by the president of the Golden Globes organization, who said the comedian "crossed the line" with his stinging celebrity jibes. "He definitely crossed the line," Philip Berk, head of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association , told the Hollywood Reporter . "Some... More »

Here Are Your Golden Globe Nominees

Yep, Jennifer Love Hewitt managed to snag one

(Newser) - The Social Network got a lot of love this morning as the Golden Globe nominations were announced, but British monarchy tale The King's Speech was the biggest hit with seven nominations. The Social Network and The Fighter followed with six nominations each, the AP reports. Among the more shocking nominees:... More »

10 Ways the Golden Globes Beat the Oscars

Food, drink, and fashion flubs start awards season off right

(Newser) - Awards season unofficially begins with tonight's Golden Globes ceremony, an alcohol-addled free-for-all that makes the Oscar telecast feel like a prayer meeting. Breeanna Hare of CNN runs down 10 reasons the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's shindig beats the Academy Awards:
  • Booze: "The Globes would not be the Globes if
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Notable Golden Globes Snubs

Lee Daniels misses Best Director race, The Road shut out, and more

(Newser) - The Golden Globes are “as notable for the films and performances that members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association omit as for those that they celebrate,” writes Chris Lee in the Los Angeles Times , and yesterday’s nominations “had no shortage of surprising snubs.” Lee, and... More »

Up in the Air Leads Globe Noms

Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock score two Golden Globe nods each

(Newser) - Up in the Air ruled this morning’s Golden Globes nominations with six, including best director, actor, and picture (drama). Nine was a close second with five nominations, including best picture (comedy/musical). In the television categories, Glee came in first with four nominations, including best series—and, not surprisingly, HBO... More »

NBC Scraps Globes Gala Over Picketers

Star parties scuttled, show reduced to press conference

(Newser) - NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association scuttled the Golden Globes today for a decidedly drab press conference, the Hollywood Reporter says. HFPA pressed NBC to let the gala run untelevised, to dissuade picketers and welcome stars, but NBC refused. "We are all very disappointed," the HFPA president... More »

Writers' Union Nixes Waiver for Golden Globes

Guild vows to picket awards ceremony

(Newser) - The Writers Guild of America vowed it will picket the upcoming Golden Globes award ceremony, contradicting a producers' statement that an agreement was being worked out. Union officials said the guild will protest anything created by Dick Clark Productions, a struck company, although it has granted waivers allowing writers to... More »

Strike Threatens Golden Globes Broadcast

Writers determined to keep stars away

(Newser) - A showdown of Hollywood-epic proportions is shaping up for the Golden Globes, the New York Times reports. Striking writers are vowing to deploy 3,000 pickets to keep celebs away and perhaps even jeopardize broadcast of the Jan. 13 awards ceremony.  People close to the Globes say a webcast—... More »

Strike Threatens Star Attraction at Golden Globes

Big stars unlikely to cross picket lines at Golden Globes, Academy Awards

(Newser) - The Hollywood writers' strike seems certain to impact the big awards shows, with picket lines under consideration at both the Golden Globes and the Oscars—and few stars willing to cross them, reports Daily Variety. The Golden Globes nominations will be announced tomorrow. The Writers Guild of America is unlikely... More »

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