The Avengers actor Scarlett Johansson on this Friday advised the HFPA to step back from Golden Globes Awards. As the Award functions have still not controlled or issued the rules against the talk upon on the sexism and racism and she advises the HFPA to stop certifying the films for the Golden Globes as some of the actors and actresses felt ashamed fo going there.
The “Black Widow” said in a statement that “As an actor promoting a film, one is expected to participate in awards season by attending press conferences as well as awards shows. In the past, this has often meant facing sexist questions and remarks by certain HFPA members that bordered on sexual harassment. It is the exact reason why I, for many years, refused to participate in their conferences.”
She also added “The HFPA is an organization that was legitimized by the likes of Harvey Weinstein to amass momentum for Academy recognition, and the industry followed suit. Unless there is necessary fundamental reform within the organization, I believe it is time that we take a step back from the HFPA and focus on the importance and strength of unity within our unions and the industry as a whole.”
Moreover, the news got spread so much manipulative that the CEO of Netflix with the other online streaming apps that include prime video, GLAAD, The Black Journalists Assn., Time’s Up, and many others also decide that he ain’t streaming by them will not be performed at the Golden Globes until the Awards change their reforms itself.
Adding to the above statement, Amazon Prime video head Jennifer Salke also made a statement that “not been working with the HFPA since these issues were first raised, and like the rest of the industry, we are awaiting a sincere and significant resolution before moving forward”.
So, wait for the release of the Black Widow as the movie will be released on online platforms that include Disney+ Hotstar in this year only.