Lee Jung Jae Candidate for Best Drama Actor in one Television series upon delivery of the Golden Globes Per “Squid Game” informed about his representation that he is because of the Increase in infections from Covid-19. The ceremony will take place on Sunday January 9th
“Squid Game” is also in category d. listede Best TV Series (Drama), while Oh yeong su is a candidate in the category Best Supporting Actor in a Drama in a television series.
On January 5th, Lee Jung Jae’s Artist Company agency stated:
“He is infinitely grateful for the nomination for Best Actor at the Golden Globes, but has chosen not to attend the ceremony. Confirm that Netflix is not participating in the Golden Globesas has been reported many times around the world. He made the decision taking into account other factors such as the COVID-19 situation and quarantine requirements“Reads the quoted statement from Soompi.
Why are they calling for a boycott of the 2022 Golden Globes?
On the other hand, and as has also been reported, the Golden Globes are facing controversy Yes a boycott call of Hollywood stars.
The reason is that the candidates and winners from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), consisting of foreign film journalists from different countries. The program is usually a foretaste of the most important event of the year: the Academy Awards.
In the last few years, however Golden Globes have received criticism and allegations of corruption and lack of diversity among HFPA members, for the stars and Studios like Netflix, Amazon and Warner Media they announced that would not attend the Golden Globes or partner with the HFPA until the reforms are implemented.
Allegations of racism at the Golden Globes also came up when “Minari” won the category Best Foreign Language Film 2021, although an American production, written and directed by a Korean-American, and focused on his own experiences. The organizers said the film was nominated in that category because more than half of the film was not in English.
Why isn’t Lee Jung Jae participating in the 2022 Golden Globes?
According to reports, Lee Jung Jae planned to attend the Critics Choice Awardswhich will take place at the same time as the Golden Globes, however canceled his appointment in the US due to the situation ofl COVID-19, currently exceeded by Omicron; and the strict quarantine measures in South Korea.
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