Two members of HFPA quit over toxic work environment.

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Two Members Quit Foreign Press Association Citing Toxic Work Environment

Two members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association left the organization, calling it a "toxic environment for professional journalists." Diederik van Hoogstraten of the Netherlands and Wenting Xu of China resigned from the HFPA board. In the letter, they criticized the organization's effort, calling it "simply a show off for the public." Earlier this year, the HFPA received a lot of criticism from netizens for lacking diversity.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 - 06:22 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Hollywood, HFPA, Golden Globes, diversity

Courtesy: WION News

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Tom Cruise Returns His Golden Globe Awards As Protest Against HFPA

Actor Tom Cruise became the latest celebrity to join protest against Hollywood Foreign Press Association as he returned his three Golden Globe awards. Cruise had won them for best actor in 'Born On The Fourth Of July' (1990), 'Jerry Maguire' (1997) and best supporting actor in 'Magnolia' (2000). The protest opposes the lack of diversity in the HFPA. Besides, NBC has also denied from airing Golden Globes 2022. 

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 05:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Hollywood, Tom Cruise, Golden Globes, HFPA, protest

Courtesy: The Times of India

Scarlett Johansson calls out the HFPA for being sexist and racist.

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HFPA Faces Ire As Scarlett Johansson Urges Hollywood Industry To Boycott It

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has come under fire for its lack of diversity as it is devoid of any black member for the last 20 years. Recently, reforms were announced to tackle diversity issues by the HFPA but were met with criticism. Leading Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson has also said that the association members have a tendency to be sexist and requested people to "step back" from the HFPA.

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 01:59 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Hollywood, Scarlett Johannson, Golden Globes, HFPA

Courtesy: WION