Why I Couldn’t Attend Golden Globes 2023

A somber message. Kevin Costner shared a heartfelt video with followers simply minutes earlier than the 2023 Golden Globes started.

“Hello everybody, look … I’m so sorry to everybody who might need been turning into watch the Golden Globes,” Costner, 67 — whose position as John Dutton on Yellowstone earned him a greatest actor nomination — acknowledged within the video, which he shared through Instagram on Tuesday, January 10.

The 2-time Academy Award winner continued to precise his deep remorse that he and his spouse, Christine Baumgartner, couldn’t attend the eightieth annual awards ceremony, explaining that the continued California floods stopped them from with the ability to even get to their home. (Per Forbes, 17 individuals have died through the floods and hundreds have been pressured to evacuate their properties.)

Grace Avery Costner, Kevin Costner, Cayden Wyatt Costner, Christine Baumgartner, and Hayes Logan Costner.
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“Yesterday, we needed to pull the youngsters out of college, and in Santa Barbara, that is the second time in 5 years … the freeways flooded out,” the Discipline of Desires star defined, noting, “We discovered ourselves on the improper facet of city and couldn’t get again final night time. We couldn’t even get again to the home this morning in time, with the freeways closed.”

Costner, who’s a father of seven — he shares daughters Annie, 38, Lily, 36, and son Joe, 34, with first spouse Cindy Silva, son Liam, 27, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Rooney, and sons Cayden, 15, and Logan, 13 and Grace, 12, with Baumgartner, 48 — revealed his devastation at not with the ability to be on the Beverly Hilton through the ceremony.

“No one’s sadder than us that we will’t be there on the Golden Globes,” he added. “Chris had a good looking gown, I used to be trying ahead to strolling down the purple carpet along with her.”


Costner continued: “The individuals at Yellowstone … my castmates … my administrators who’ve been directing me … I’m simply so sorry that I can’t be there. I actually wished to.”

Although the couple aren’t in a position to have a good time Costner’s large night time alongside his fellow A-listers — the Bodyguard star revealed simply “how unhealthy Chris wished to help me” — they’re nonetheless establishing a celebration at dwelling. “She went out and purchased me some gold and yellow and black and silver balloons, and so we’re gonna [watch] the tv and see what occurs,” the actor defined, ending his message thanking followers for his or her “help” and apologizing to the Globes.

“I’m actually sorry to the Golden Globes and the worldwide press,” Costner signed off. “I hope we’re invited again. Thanks.”

Regardless of his absence, two of Costner’s Yellowstone costars have been in attendance on the Beverly Hilton Tuesday. Each Cole Hauser (who portrays Rip Wheeler) and Mo Brings Loads (who performs Mo) hit the purple carpet and are readily available to current.