Johansson, cinema take a step back from Hfpa – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ROME, MAY 08 – Scarlett Johansson joins the chorus against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Hfpa) and with a statement taken up by newspapers such as Variety invites the film industry to “take a step back” from the creator organization of the Golden Globes until more substantial reforms are implemented. Movie promoters “are expected to take part in awards season by attending press conferences and award ceremonies. In the past, this has often meant addressing sexist questions and remarks from some Hfpa members who verged on harassment. sexual.
This is the exact reason why, for many years, I have refused to attend their conferences, “explained the actress.
“The Hfpa is an organization that has been legitimized by people like Harvey Weinstein in order to have the momentum for Academy recognition and the industry has followed suit. Unless there is a fundamental reform to the within the organization, I believe it is time to step back from the HFPA and focus on the importance and strength of unity within our unions and the sector as a whole, “concludes the interpreter from Black Widow. (HANDLE).


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