The Golden Globes are arguably one of the world’s most well-known red-carpet events, founded in 1944. It promises audiences an evening of glitz, glamor, and a star-studded guest list to rival The Met Gala. This year’s Golden Globes ceremony was a bit different with full of controversial indicates.

NBC announced that it would no longer broadcast the Golden Globes. Even, Tom Cruise returned his three Golden Globes in protest. The 2022 Golden Globes were boycotted for a variety of reasons. Let’s know about that:

Firstly, the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton. However, the presentation was held in the midst of an unofficial boycott, with no red carpet, host, nominations, crowd, or even a television transmission.

Secondly, Golden Globe made a stunning nomination for Black talent. But HFPA’s struggle with diversity and ethics issues came to a climax last year. An investigation by the Los Angeles Times showed unethical activity, as well as the fact that among the 87 voting members, there was not a single Black journalist. Studios have threatened to boycott the Globes, and more than 100 public relations firms have stated that their clients will not attend unless the HFPA implements “deep and enduring change” quickly. NBC, the Globes’ longtime telecaster, said it won’t air the 2022 Globes because “change of this magnitude takes time and work”. Later they added a chief diversity officer, overhauled its board, and inducted 21 new members, including six Black journalists.

Thirdly, the Netflix series Emily in Paris was nominated for Golden Globe. The Los Angeles Times investigation revealed that 30 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association traveled to France to visit the set of the Netflix series in 2019. later the writer said that she become fall into a big controversial situation for its nomination. After that issue, many film and TV organizations, including Warner Media, Netflix, and Amazon Studios, have indicated they will not participate in HFPA events.

Aside from all of these contentious topics, we finally have the complete list of 2022 Golden Globe Winners. And with that, the critics were satisfied. At the Golden Globes, Michaela Jaé ‘Mj’ Rodriguez made history by being the first trans actress to win an acting award in the show’s history.