Asked by 지큐 in a new cover profile for the magazine’s Men of the Year issue whether he would go to the event, which is planned for Jan. 10, 프레이저, 53, 그가 말했다 “will not participate.”
“I have more history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association than I have respect for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” 그는 덧붙였다, citing the nonprofit organization that votes for the Golden Globe awards.
“It’s because of the history that I have with them. And my mother didn’t raise a hypocrite. You can call me a lot of things, but not that,” Fraser said.
The Mummy star has claimed that former HFPA President Philip Berk sexually assaulted him in the summer of 2003, while at a luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel — an alleged incident Berk, 89, disputes. Fraser has said he believes he was blacklisted in Hollywood partly due to the aftermath of the alleged incident.
According to the actor, the assault happened when Berk reached out to shake Fraser’s hand on his way out of the hotel. “His left hand reaches around, grabs my ass cheek, and one of his fingers touches me in the taint. And he starts moving it around,” Fraser claimed to 지큐 ~에 2018.
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The alleged incident left Fraser overcome with panic and fear. “I felt ill,” 그는 당시 말했다, recalling his emotions after he removed Berk’s hand. “I felt like a little kid. I felt like there was a ball in my throat. I thought I was going to cry. I felt like someone had thrown invisible paint on me.”
Berk did not previously respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment about the alleged incident, but has denied the assault ever happened 에게 뉴욕 타임즈.
“씨. Fraser’s version is a total fabrication,” he also said in a statement to 지큐, acknowledging that he wrote a letter to Fraser about the alleged incident. “My apology admitted no wrongdoing, the usual ‘If I’ve done anything that upset Mr. 프레이저, it was not intended and I apologize.’ ”
The HFPA expelled longtime member Berk from the organization back in April 2021, after he sent an email to his fellow members calling the 흑인의 생명은 소중하다 movement a “racist hate movement” and criticizing BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors for buying a home in Topanga Canyon, 캘리포니아.
The South Africa-born ex-member had been part of the organization for 44 years and once served eight terms as president.
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The show’s television comeback comes after the HPFA was widely criticized for its lack of representation among its members after the 로스앤젤레스 타임즈 published an exposé in February 2021, in which it was revealed there were zero members of the organization that were Black.
당시, a representative for HFPA told the LA 타임즈 that the group was aware of the issue and is “committed to addressing” 그것.
“We recognize the HFPA’s commitment to ongoing change and look forward to welcoming back the Golden Globes to NBC for its landmark 80th Anniversary in January 2023,” 프랜시스 버윅, chairman of Entertainment Networks, NBC유니버설 텔레비전 및 스트리밍, said in a September press release.
Added Helen Hoehne, president of the HFPA: “We are thrilled to announce the return of the Golden Globe Awards on NBC and to hosting the ‘Party of the Year’ for audiences around the world who have been waiting for its return. It’s great to be back at the Beverly Hilton for the must-see celebration recognizing the best in film and television. The HFPA remains committed to important changes and supporting programs which prioritize diversity, inclusion and transparency.”
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