Publicists lobby HFPA for lack of black members; Threatening to Withhold Golden Globes Customers – Deadline

In a letter to HFPA COO Greg Goecker and board chairman Meher Tatna, a collective of Hollywood publicists today warned the group to make significant changes or risk telling their star clients to stay away. away from the Golden Globes. The public relations firm sent the letter to the press. It’s here.

As publicists, we collectively represent the vast majority of artists in the entertainment industry.
We call on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to rapidly demonstrate profound and lasting change to eradicate the long-standing exclusionary ethos and pervasive practice of discriminatory behavior, unprofessionalism, ethical impropriety and financial corruption allegedly endemic to the HFPA, funded by Dick Clark Productions, MRC, NBCUniversal and Comcast.

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Over the past decade our industry has faced a seismic toll and has begun to remedy its inability to reflect and honor the diversity of our community, but we have not witnessed any acceptance of responsibility, of the accountability or action of the HFPA, even as systemic inequity and blatant behavior. are allowed to continue. We collectively and unequivocally agree that transformative change in your organization and its historic practices is essential and fully achievable. We want to be part of the solution.

To reflect the urgency and necessity of this work, we cannot ask our clients to participate in HFPA events or talks while we wait for your explicit plans and timeline for transformational change.
While we are ready to support your efforts in good faith, please know that nothing less than transparent,
meaningful change that respects and honors the diversity and dignity of our clients, their colleagues and our global audience will cause immediate and irreparable damage to the relationship between our agencies, our clients and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and those who sanction it. institutional inequity and island culture that currently define it.

The eyes of the industry and those who support it are watching.

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