Did Emily In Paris ‘buy’ Golden Globe nominations? The Netflix show’s creators responded to ‘unfair’ claims that it received awards after inviting the judges on a lavish visit
- A source said the claims are ‘unfair’ and the Netflix show is ‘hugely successful’
- The show is nominated for best series, with star Lily Collins nominated for best actress.
- The body of voters behind the Golden Globes came under fire after nominating the Netflix game in place of critical favorites like HBO’s I May Destroy You.
Emily’s creators in Paris have responded to “ unfair ” claims that she received Golden Globe nominations after inviting the judges for a lavish set visit.
The comedy-drama program is nominated for best series and Lily Collins is nominated for best actress.
This week it was claimed that inviting 30 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), which votes for the Globes, on a trip to visit the set in Paris had been an “ethical conflict.”
C’est chic: It has been reported that the creators / studio behind Emily In Paris gifted more than 30 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with luxury trips to visit the set while the show filmed the City of Lights.
They stayed at a five-star hotel on behalf of original production company Paramount, according to the LA Times.
During the trip, the group reportedly received two nights at the five-star Peninsula Paris hotel, which costs $ 1,400 a night, as well as a meeting and lunch at the historic and private Musée des Arts Forains, all courtesy of Paramount. Network.
Although HFPA members weren’t the only ones in attendance according to Times sources, their organization’s rules specifically prohibit members from accepting gifts from producers or studios worth more than $ 125.
But a source close to the production told Insider: “It is unfair to say that the conference is the reason the nominations were received.” They added that the Netflix show is “a huge hit.”
In Hot Water: The body of voters behind the Golden Globes came under fire after nominating Netflix’s lighthearted game for an honor while scorning beloved critics like HBO’s I May Destroy You.
In addition to the controversy, black actress Michaela Coel’s acclaimed BBC drama I May Destroy You was rejected. And the HFPA admitted that it had no black voters on its nominating panel.
Critics and casual culture connoisseurs alike were surprised to see Emily’s star Lily Collins and the series created by Darren Star, while things like Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You and Black casts like Da 5 Bloods. , Black Bottom by Ma Rainey, Judas And The Black. Messiah and One Night In Miami were overlooked in the main categories.