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Brendan Fraser Has Choice Words for Golden Globes

'I don't want it,' Oscar-nominated actor from 'The Whale' says of HFPA 'hood ornament,' er, trophy

(Newser) - Brendan Fraser is widely considered a top contender to win a best actor Oscar next month for his moving performance in The Whale, despite some critics raising eyebrows at how his character's obesity is handled in the film. One person who's sure of a Fraser victory at the...

The Stars Came Out for the Golden Globes. Then COVID Hit

Jamie Lee Curtis, Colin Farrell, others drop out of Critics Choice Awards days after first awards show

(Newser) - Celebrities came out in droves to celebrate the Golden Globes together on Tuesday, and many of the same stars were set to show up for the Critics Choice Awards on Sunday. Several, however, were forced to drop out of attending the second awards show after they discovered they'd contracted...

Golden Globes Monologue Makes Audience Squirm

Host Jerrod Carmichael calls out the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

(Newser) - Marvel movies might be based on comic books, but that doesn't mean they don't produce award-worthy acting: Yes, for the first time, an actor has won a Golden Globe for their role in a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. That actor is Angela Bassett, who on Tuesday night won...

Golden Globes Return. Here Are 26 of the Best Dressed

Awards ceremony is back after not being broadcast last year

(Newser) - The Golden Globes returned to the airwaves Tuesday night, just in time to celebrate the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 80th annual edition of the awards show after NBC dropped the telecast last year. "I’ll tell you why I’m here: I’m here ‘cause I’m...

Tuesday Night Is a Pivotal Test for the Golden Globes

Ceremony beset by scandal is back on NBC, hoping stars will attend and viewers will watch

(Newser) - Usually the big questions before an awards show revolve around who will win what. Ahead of Tuesday night's Golden Globes, however, the questions are more along the lines of, "Will anyone watch?" and "Which stars will boycott?" As the New York Times explains, the awards show put...

Golden Globes Nominees Are Out
Golden Globes
Nominees Are Out

Golden Globes Nominees Are Out

'Banshees of Inisherin,' 'Everything Everywhere all at Once' lead the movie pack

(Newser) - The Golden Globe nominations are out from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which is trying to recover after scandal and boycott . Among films, Martin McDonagh's feuding friends tale The Banshees of Inisherin led with eight nominations, including nods for actors Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, and Barry Keoghan....

After a Weird Golden Globes, Here Are Your Winners

Event was not even livestreamed, but awards have been given out

(Newser) - The Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood’s so-called biggest party that regularly drew 18 million television viewers, was reduced to a live-blog Sunday night for its 79th edition, the AP reports. The embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association proceeded with its film awards Sunday night without a telecast, nominees, a red carpet,...

No One Can Watch the Golden Globes
No One Can Watch
the Golden Globes

No One Can Watch the Golden Globes

'Private event' won't be livestreamed

(Newser) - The Golden Globes will be held Sunday night ... but you can't watch. The awards ceremony will be held without presenters or nominees in attendance, and while the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce winners in real time on social media and on its website, the 90-minute ceremony will not...

Golden Globe Nominees Announced After 'Year of Change'

Hollywood Foreign Press Association is out with this year's film and TV candidates

(Newser) - Less than a year after criticism over a lack of diversity forced the organization that puts on the Golden Globes to lose its televised show and overhaul its membership, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominees for film and TV awards Monday, per the AP . The HFPA, which usually...

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'

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
golden globes

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:...

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