Scarlett Johansson Wants Hollywood to ‘Step Back’ from ‘Sexist’ HFPA Amid Golden Globes Ruckus

Scarlett Johansson Wants Hollywood to ‘Step Back’ from ‘Sexist’ HFPA Amid Golden Globes Ruckus
The future is grim for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and industry leaders aren’t buying a hopeful path forward for the beleaguered organization behind the Golden Globes. Scarlett Johansson has added her name to the pileup of detractors distancing themselves from the HFPA, and its alleged patterns of bad dealings and behavior as exposed back in February by the LA Times.

“As an actor promoting a film, one is expected to participate in awards season by attending press conferences as well as awards shows,” Johansson said in a statement. “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.”

Already, Johansson’s comment was preceded by 2021 Golden Globe winner (and fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe star) Mark Ruffalo decrying the HFPA for resisting
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