The Golden Globes will be a “private” affair this year.
Questions about the glitzy awards show have swirled since NBC announced it would not be releasing the awards in light of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) scandal that saw it surprisingly devoid of black voters. .
The controversy arose after a shocking lack of nominations in 2021 for black talent.
Now, the HFPA has announced that it will not be broadcasting live when the winners are announced on Sunday.
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“This year’s event will be a private event and will not be broadcast live,” the organization said. noted on Twitter Thursday. “We will be providing real-time updates on the winners on the Golden Globes website and on our social media. “
The nominees announcement was broadcast live on YouTube on December 13.
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Despite a lower profile this year, the nominations are full of stars.
Lady Gaga, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck and others were nominated.
A handful of actors of color have been nominated this year, including Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Anthony Ramos, Lee Jung-jae and more.
Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé and Lin-Manuel Miranda have each been nominated for their musical contributions to cinema this season.
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However, several categories do not have nominees of color, including Best Actress in a Drama, Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Best Supporting Actress on TV – and more.
Just days ago, news broke that there would be no famous presenters at the event, as is the norm.
Variety reported that no celebrities accepted the HFPA’s offer to present at the ceremony, although the organization contacted several advertising agencies to inquire about the talent.
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It remains to be seen how the in-person “private” event will play out, as will the presence of nominees and winners.
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Fox News has contacted the Golden Globes for further comment.