Hollywood Foreign Press Association

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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...

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

Surprise Front-Runner in Golden Globes: Cheney Biopic

Lady Gaga also earns a nod for 'A Star Is Born'

(Newser) - Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic Vice swooped in to lead nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival A Star Is Born, the interracial road-trip drama Green Book, and the period romp The Favourite. Vice topped all contenders Thursday with a surprising...

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...

Hugh Laurie Cracks Trump Jokes at Golden Globes
Hugh Laurie Cracks
Trump Jokes at Golden Globes

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...

Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

 Here Are 
 Your Golden 
 Globe Winners 

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

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...

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...

Downton Star Honors Rape Survivor in Acceptance Speech

 Here Are Your 
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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

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...

Kate Winslet, Laura Dern Win Golden Globes
 The Artist 
 Win Big 

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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