‘Globes’ Of Color

Golden Globes' Host Roasts Hollywood Hypocrites
Jerrod Carmichael screenshot at Golden Globes

At a glance

  • Jerrod Carmichael, host of the 2023 Golden Globes, didn’t waste any time roasting the awards show and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s previous membership.
  • The awards show didn’t air last year after it emerged there were no black members among the 87-person HFPA association.
  • Carmichael opened his monologue by saying, “I am your host Jerrod Carmichael and I’ll tell you why I’m here I’m here… because I’m black.”
  • He went on to say: “I’ll tell you what’s been going on this show, the awards, did not air last year because the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which I won’t say they were a racist organization. But they didn’t have a single black member until George Floyd died so do with what information what you will I’ll tell you how I got here why am I here on the stage with you guys tonight well, I was at home.”

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