Golden Globes: Amazon Studios Joins HFPA Boycott Until ‘Sincere and Significant’ Reform

Golden Globes: Amazon Studios Joins HFPA Boycott Until ‘Sincere and Significant’ Reform
Amazon is the latest in a string of companies to condemn the HFPA for its lack of diverse membership

Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke says it will not proceed with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association or its Golden Globe Awards until the HFPA resolves its diversity and inclusion problems.

“We have 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,” Salke said in a statement Friday night.

Amazon is the latest in a string of companies to condemn the HFPA for its lack of a diverse membership. Friday, Netflix cut ties with the organization by requesting a meeting to discuss reforms, saying that the HFPA don’t go far enough to address its problems. The HFPA said it would “love” to sit down with Netflix to discuss the arrangement,
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