Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Pohler thanked the ‘smoking scorching’ first responders for filling in for the movie star A-listers throughout the ceremony.
WASHINGTON — The 78th annual Golden Globe Awards, postponed almost two months as a result of coronavirus pandemic, had a particular reside viewers on Sunday.
As a substitute of the standard celebrities, the award present hosted first responders and important staff.
Tina Fey and Amy Pohler, whereas internet hosting bicoastal for the primary time ever, welcomed the viewers and thanked them for risking their lives by attending the occasion. They joked that the “smoking scorching” first responders are stepping in for the A-listers.
“Thanks for being right here so the celebrities might be at residence,” Fey mentioned.
Folks reported that each one viewers members have been examined for COVID-19 earlier than attending and so they underwent well being screenings. All through the award ceremony, everybody, moreover presenters, shall be required to put on a masks.
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The Globes, usually a loose-and-boozy celebration that serves because the kickoff for Hollywood’s awards season, has been beset with issues past the coronavirus main as much as this 12 months’s ceremony. They embody a revelation within the Los Angeles Occasions that the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation, which provides out the awards, has no Black voting members within the group.
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