The Globes are again! Jerrod Carmichael is about to host the 2023 Golden Globe Awards.
“His comedic skills have entertained and thrilled audiences whereas offering thought-provoking moments which are so vital within the occasions we reside. Jerrod is the particular sort of expertise this present requires to kick off the awards season,” Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation President Helen Hoehne stated of Carmichael, 35, in an announcement on Thursday, December 8.
Globes govt producer Jesse Collins added: “Jerrod is an outstanding expertise with a recent perspective and wonderful comedic type. We’re all thrilled to have him host this 12 months’s present.”
The Carmichael Present star’s internet hosting gig marks the awards present’s return to tv after its January cancellation amid criticism for an absence of racial range within the HFPA.
“We proceed to imagine that the HFPA is dedicated to significant reform,” NBC stated in an announcement on the time. “Nevertheless, change of this magnitude takes time and work, and we really feel strongly that the HFPA wants time to do it proper. As such, NBC won’t air the 2022 Golden Globes. Assuming the group executes on its plan, we’re hopeful we will probably be ready to air the present in January 2023.”
Winners of the 2022 Golden Globes have been introduced at a personal, non-televised ceremony in January. The HFPA introduced its plan to make a change in Could.
“As a result of we perceive the urgency and challenge of transparency, we will probably be constantly updating the members and the general public as we transfer ahead in making our group extra inclusive and numerous,” the group’s assertion learn. “We perceive that the exhausting work begins now and we stay devoted to changing into a greater group and an instance of range, transparency and accountability within the business.”
The announcement outlined the HFPA’s pledge to extend membership by 50 % over the following 18 months “with a selected deal with recruiting Black members” and to determine a committee of “racially and ethnically numerous members who will advise the Board and oversee vital organizational reform.”
For some stars, the reform plan was too little too late.
“Now could be the time to step up and proper the wrongs of the previous,” Mark Ruffalo wrote through Twitter on the time in response to the assertion. “Truthfully, as a latest winner of a Golden Globe, I can’t really feel proud or joyful about being a recipient of this award. … You will need to do higher.”
Scarlett Johansson, for her half, advised Leisure Weekly that “sexist questions and remarks” from HFPA members “that bordered on sexual harassment” led to her refusal to take part within the occasion.
“The HFPA is a company that was legitimized by the likes of Harvey Weinstein to amass momentum for Academy recognition and the business adopted go well with,” she advised the outlet on the time. “Until there may be essential basic reform throughout the group, I imagine it’s time that we take a step again from the HFPA and deal with the significance and power of unity inside our unions and the business as an entire.”
The nominees for this 12 months’s Golden Globes will probably be introduced on Monday, December 12. Lopez vs. Lopez stars and real-life father-daughter duo George Lopez and Mayan Lopez will current the nominees reside on the At this time present at 8:35 a.m. ET.
The eightieth Golden Globes will air on NBC Tuesday, January 10.