Hollywood all in black for glitzy Golden Globes

Hollywood all in black for glitzy Golden Globes

Hollywood all in black for glitzy Golden Globes

Seth Meyers had a hard task on Sunday delivering a monologue as host for the 75th annual Golden Globes that effectively addressed the #MeToo movement that's taken hold in Hollywood and beyond.

"A lot of people thought it would be more appropriate for a woman to host tonight's show, and they might be right, but if it makes you feel any better I have absolutely no power in Hollywood", Meyers said, as the camera panned to Seth Rogen in the audience.

And so toward the end of his Golden Globes monologue - which relied exclusively on punchlines instead of soft-shoeing his way through a song-and-dance number - Meyers brought "Jokes Seth Can't Tell" to the Golden Globes, setting up jokes and then handing off the punchlines to more fitting people out in the audience.

With sexual-misconduct allegations hovering over Hollywood for months, and nearly everyone dressed in black to support the Time's Up initiative opposing sexual harassment, the late-night host addressed the elephant in the room right when he came onstage Sunday night. Meyers began. In terms of being the first out hosting an awards show in this climate-and a straight white male at that-Meyers compared himself to the first dog shot into outer space.

It was not just another red carpet fashion showdown at the 75th Golden Globe Awards, as Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars turned up in all black to support the Time's Up movement, an anti-sexual harassment initiative.


Meyers took a swipe at Kevin Spacey, who was accused by several actors of sexual assault. "Simpler times." The room erupted at that one. "Don't worry, he'll be back in 20 years when he becomes the first person to be booed at the annual In Memoriam", said Meyers, earning groans from the audience.

"Good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen", he said at the top, setting the tone for the evening. "I'm so inspired by men wearing black to the Golden Globes, an event to which they'd normally wear black tuxedos".

"It's been years since a white man has been this nervous in Hollywood", he continued. Hey remember he was the guy making trouble with North Korea. For example, I was happy to hear they're going to do another season of "House of Cards".

"- said Kevin Spacey", Eichner interrupted, "'you lost me at 'of age'". "They said it's at a hotel, but long story short I'm your host tonight", he added, alluding to some harassment stories that involved potential actresses showing up to directors and producers rooms.

Following these claims and reports, Weinstein was sacked from the company that bears his name, banned from the Producer's Guild of America and expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Meyers then remarked that the Golden Globes are Trump's worst nightmare, combining his least favorite things on earth: the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

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