HFPA Promises New Diversity Efforts After Golden Globes Scandal, Time’s Up Remains Skeptical

HFPA Promises New Diversity Efforts After Golden Globes Scandal, Time’s Up Remains Skeptical
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) issued a statement over the weekend promising to make new efforts at diversity and inclusion in its membership. A Los Angeles Times probe ahead of the HFPA’s Golden Globes ceremony broadcast on NBC last week revealed the organization has zero Black members, among other troubling patterns within the association, which the HFPA now promises to address.

But the statement (below) left the Time’s Up organization, which according to Deadline had a sit-down meeting with NBC executives to discuss an action plan, skeptical: “So NBCUniversal, Dick Clark Productions, and the HFPA just declared that they have a plan to fix problems they’ve ignored for decades. We’re not so sure. On behalf of the many artists who look to us to hold the HFPA’s feet to the fire on the racism, disrespect, misogyny, and alleged corrupt financial dealings of the Golden Globes,
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