American star Tom Cruise returned the Golden Globe Awards to the Foreign Journalists Association that oversees them, after feeling anger at the lack of diversity in the jury of representatives of American society, according to the network cnn.
Tom Cruise won the Golden Globe three times in his career. He won the Best Actor award for his performance in “Jerry Maguire” in 1997 and “Born on the Fourth of July” in 1990, and the Best Supporting Actor award for the movie “Magnolia” in 2000..
The move comes amid the growing debate about the HFPA – The organization behind The Globes Due to its lack of diversity, and specifically the lack of black members, ethical questions regarding the financial benefits of some of its 87 members were also highlighted in an investigation in February.
And Scarlett Johansson issued a statement calling on the entertainment community to stop participating in events sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Journalists Association.
The media reported the total absence of black journalists in the award jury, which consists of 87 journalists. Then the organizers promised to fix the situation and “make the necessary changes.”“.
Earlier, NBC, which broadcast the Golden Globe, said it would not do so next year because the jury did not adequately reflect the diversity of American society. Meanwhile, TV workers have indicated they will be ready to broadcast in 2023, should the jury change.
The Golden Globe Award has been awarded annually since 1944, and was founded by the Hollywood Foreign Certified Journalists Association. The award is considered one of the most prestigious awards in the world of cinema, along with the Oscar.