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Netflix Snips Off Globes: “We’re stopping any activities with your organization until more meaningful changes are made. We know that you have many well-intentioned members who want real change — and that all of us have more work to do to create an equitable and inclusive industry, but Netflix and many of the talent and creators we work with cannot ignore the HFPA’s collective failure to address these crucial issues with urgency and rigor.”

Deadline | May 7, 2021

LA Times

HFPA: "We hear your concerns about the changes our association needs to make and want to assure you that we are working diligently on all of them. We can assure you that our plan reflects input from our supporters and critics alike, and we truly believe that our plan will drive meaningful reform and inclusion within our Association and in a way that the entire industry can be proud of... We would love to meet with you and your team so we can review the very specific actions that are already in the works. An open dialogue would help to ensure that we are addressing these concerns as quickly as possible.”

LA Times | May 7, 2021

The Wrap

A Hundred Publicists Say To Hollywood Foreign Press Association: Nope, Nope, Not Good Enough; Boycott Will Continue

The Wrap | May 7, 2021

Daily Beast

“Lakeith Stanfield moderated a Clubhouse room where people spread hateful conspiracy theories about Jewish people. When he was called out, he avoided responsibility for participating… Stanfield reportedly shrugged off the concern and avoided any responsibility for participating. “He told her, ‘This is probably an emotional kind of room for you, tensions are running high, and I understand this is a very heated room. Then he just kind of danced around it not really saying anything.”

Daily Beast | May 7, 2021

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