#HFPA

.California City, CA, USA
Actor Tom Cruise returned two Golden Globes awards for Best Actor category and one for Best Supporting Actor category. (Photo credit: Instagram/ @tomcruise)

  • Tom Cruise has given back three Golden Globe trophies to protest against Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA)
  • HFPA is facing criticism for zero involvement of a person of color in their all-white core team
  • Several actors and big companies have boycotted the HFPA in the past few days

.California City, CA, USA
(Photo credit: Twitter/@goldenglobes)

  • NBC has cancelled its broadcast of next year's Golden Globes Awards over diversity row
  • "We feel strongly that the HFPA needs time to do it right," NBC said in a statement
  • Golden Globes has faced condemnation from major Hollywood studios and stars

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
In one of the stories published by The Los Angeles Times on February 21, it has been said that the group has no Black members (Photo Credit: Twitter/@goldenglobes)

  • The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has 87 foreign journalists who annually bestow Golden Globe Awards
  • The board said that they will make “necessary changes within”  organization
  • The move came after a group of Hollywood publicists sent a letter advising clients to avoid HFPA events

.California City, CA, USA
Chadwick Boseman wins in the Best Actor (Male) in Motion Picture, Drama category (Photo Credit: Instagram/ @chadwickboseman)

  • The first two winners to get awards were Daniel Kaluuya and John Boyega
  • Golden globes is facing criticism for lack of diversity in Hollywood Foreign Press Ranks
  • Amy Poehler and Tina Fey,  the co-host of the event, also addressed the lack of black members