The Golden Globes recently scored a lucrative new contract with NBC.

Now, a number of voting members are accusing the non-profit group that runs the awards of self-dealing and ethical lapses, including $2M in annual payments to members themselves.…
Among the details here:

* The non-profit has set up a proliferating number of committees that pay members hefty monthly fees (archives, $2,200 a month; history, $1,000 a month; travel, $2,310 a month, and payments continued through the pandemic despite the pause in travel).
* The non-profit donated $125K to set up an outside fund to help journalists through the pandemic--and some money from that fund was donated back to some of the group's own members.
* Oh, and that nom for "Emily in Paris"?

"In 2019, more than 30 HFPA members flew to France to visit the set. While there, Paramount Network treated the group to a two-night stay at the five-star Peninsula Paris hotel, where rooms currently start at about $1,400 a night."
* That's "more than 30" of only 87 members who make up the HFPA, which says it represent international entertainment journalists, but was sued last year for keeping qualified journalists out. (The suit was dismissed.)
*. Who's in the group? Some respected journalists, some quirky characters--and no Black members.…

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