Golden Globes: NBC is not going to air 2022 awards as Tom Cruise returns his gongs


US community NBC is not going to air the Golden Globes in 2022, following complaint over a loss of variety within the staff that organises the awards.

The Hollywood International Press Affiliation (HFPA), which oversees the TV and picture prizes, has confronted a Hollywood backlash after it emerged in February that none of its individuals are black.

The affiliation’s ethics have additionally been wondered over alleged discriminatory practices, together with it sounds as if accepting beside the point “freebies” following a Los Angeles Instances investigation.

The Golden Globes are organised by an elusive group called the Hollywood Foreign Press Association
The awards have are available for complaint over its loss of variety in fresh months

And now, NBC, the published spouse, has determined to not air subsequent 12 months’s rite.

It stated in a commentary: “We proceed to imagine that the HFPA is dedicated to significant reform. Alternatively, exchange of this magnitude takes time and paintings, and we really feel strongly that the HFPA wishes time to do it proper.

“As such, NBC is not going to air the 2022 Golden Globes.

“Assuming the organisation executes on its plan, we’re hopeful we can be ready to air the display in January 2023.”

In addition to shedding its broadcast spouse, Tom Cruise has returned his 3 Golden Globes in protest in opposition to the HFPA.

Cruise gained the most efficient actor award for Born at the Fourth of July in 1993, the most efficient actor prize for Jerry Maguire in 1997 and the most efficient supporting actor statuette in 2000 for Magnolia.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host the Golden Globes 2021. Pic: NBC
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted this 12 months’s digital rite %: NBC

Additionally, Scarlett Johansson stated she have been subjected to “sexist questions and remarks by way of positive HFPA individuals that bordered on sexual harassment”.

Netflix and Amazon, two of the largest avid gamers in Hollywood, in the past stated they wouldn’t paintings with the HFPA till it presented extra significant reform.

WarnerMedia, which owns HBO and Warner Bros, additionally stated it could now not paintings with the affiliation.

The affiliation had promised to handle its variety drawback by way of admitting extra black individuals.

Cast member Tom Cruise attends a news conference promoting his upcoming film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout" in Beijing
Tom Cruise has gained 3 Golden Globes however has returned them in protest

The 2021 rite happened on 28 February, with the HFPA apologising all through the display and promising reform.

The affiliation introduced its plans for reform remaining week, which integrated expanding its club by way of 50% and hiring numerous advisers.

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The HFPA has retained US regulation company Ropes & Grey to assist put in force the plan, with President Ali Sar announcing the plans “reaffirms our dedication to switch”.

Alternatively, the proposals had been extensively criticised.

Time’s Up, based within the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, stated the plans fell wanting what used to be required.

Golden Globes 2020 - Scarlett Johansson on the red carpet
Scarlett Johansson, pictured right here within the 2020 Golden Globes rite, has additionally criticised the Hollywood International Press Affiliation

Netflix leader govt Ted Sarandos stated the streaming large’s courting with the HFPA used to be on grasp “till extra significant adjustments are made”.

The HFPA is an organisation of an estimated 90 non-US reporters based totally in southern California.

HFPA has been contacted for remark.


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