Ava DuVernay, Regina King Throw Some Shade At Golden Globes

Written by on February 24, 2021

Whereas the Golden Globes had numerous nominees this 12 months, there’s a lack of Black inclusion  among the many Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation, the individuals who vote for the winners.

An investigation from Los Angeles Times reported the HFPA’s 87-strong membership doesn’t embody one Black member. 

Ava DuVernay reacted to the information on Twitter, particularly addressing The Hollywood Reporter’s headline which learn “L.A. Occasions Reveals HFPA Has Zero Black Members, Raises New Questions About Ethics of Golden Globe Voters.”  

DuVernay tweeted, “Reveals? As in, individuals are appearing like this isn’t already broadly identified? For YEARS?”

Oscar winner Regina King added some shade by posting a Drake GIF beneath DuVernay’s remark.

The HFPA didn’t reply to Entertainment Weekly’s request for remark.

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That mentioned, so far as Black nominees, there are a number of this 12 months. 

Don Cheadle is up for Greatest Efficiency by an Actor in a Tv Collection — Musical or Comedy for his function in Black Monday.

John Boyega has been nominated for Greatest Efficiency by an Actor in a Supporting Function in a Collection, Restricted Collection or Movement Image Made for Tv for his function in Small Axe.

Daniel Kaluuya’s function within the Black Panther get together movie Judas and the Black Messiah and Leslie Odom, Jr.’s efficiency in One Night time In Miami, earned nominations for Greatest Actor in a Supporting Function.

Viola Davis and Andra Day’s performances have additionally earned nominations within the Greatest Actress in a Movement Image — Drama class. Davis for her daring function in Ma Rainey’s Black Backside and Day’s first appearing function in The USA vs. Billie Vacation.

Regina King’s first directorial debut because the director One Night time In Miami has positioned her within the class for Greatest Director — Movement Image.  

Chadwick Boseman, who died final 12 months on the age of 43 after a non-public battle with colon most cancers, obtained a posthumous nomination for Greatest Actor in a Movement Image — Drama in his function within the Netflix movie Ma Rainey’s Black Backside.

Moreover, the highly effective HBO sequence Lovecraft Nation made the nomination listing for Greatest Tv Collection Drama and Disney Pixar’s Soul  was nominated for Greatest Movement Image — Animated. 

View the total listing of 2021 Golden Globes nominees here.

The Golden Globes air this Sunday, Feb. 28 on NBC.


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