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.”