Golden Globes will have no audience and no red carpet

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(CNN)The 2022 Golden Globe Awards are happening, but besides not truly happening.

There volition beryllium a ceremonial thrown by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) connected Sunday, Jan. 9, astatine the Beverly Hilton Hotel successful Los Angeles -- the accepted determination for the lawsuit -- but it volition not beryllium televised, determination volition beryllium nary assemblage and nary reddish carpet.

Organizers attributed the scaled-down lawsuit plans to the existent Covid-19 surge.

    "Health and information stay a apical precedence for the HFPA. There volition not beryllium an assemblage connected January 9th, and the pursuing precautions are being taken for prime members and grantees who volition beryllium successful the room: Proof of vaccination and booster shot, on with a antagonistic PCR trial wrong 48 hours, is required for entry; All guests volition beryllium masked and socially distanced astatine each times portion wrong the ballroom; There volition beryllium nary reddish carpet," the HFPA said successful a connection Tuesday.

      NBC announced past year it would not broadcast this year's Golden Globe Awards, pursuing contention implicit a deficiency of diverseness among HFPA rank and different ethical questions related to fiscal benefits.

      The HFPA added successful its connection Tuesday that determination person been "sweeping changes" to the organization.

      "Over the past 8 months, the HFPA has wholly overhauled their bylaws, implementing sweeping changes from apical to bottommost that code morals and codification of conduct, diversity, equity and inclusion, governance, rank and more. Recently, the HFPA admitted their largest and astir divers people to day of 21 caller members, each of whom are first-time Golden Globe voters," the connection reads.

        Though studios did not officially taxable titles for consideration, nominations for the 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced successful December. "The Power of the Dog" and "Belfast" pb movie nominees, portion HBO's "Succession" earned the astir nominations for a TV bid with five. Apple's "Ted Lasso" and "The Morning Show" person 4 nominations each.

        See the afloat database of nominees here.

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