Ava DuVernay And Regina King Throw Some Shade At The Golden Globes For Having No Black Members | Celebrities

Whereas the Golden Globes had various nominees this yr, there’s a lack of Black inclusion  among the many Hollywood International Press Affiliation, the individuals who vote for the winners.

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

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

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

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

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

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That stated, so far as Black nominees, there are a number of this yr. 

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

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

Daniel Kaluuya’s position within the Black Panther social gathering movie Judas and the Black Messiah and Leslie Odom, Jr.’s efficiency in One Evening In Miami, earned nominations for Finest Actor in a Supporting Function.

Viola Davis and Andra Day’s performances have additionally earned nominations within the Finest Actress in a Movement Image — Drama class. Davis for her daring position in Ma Rainey’s Black Backside and Day’s first performing position in America vs. Billie Vacation.

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

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

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

View the total record of 2021 Golden Globes nominees right here.

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

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