Golden Globe Awards 2022: Lee Jung Jae Will Not Attend Awards Night Despite Chances Of Best Actor Win

Golden Globe Awards 2022: Lee Jung Jae Will Not Attend Awards Night Despite Chances Of Best Actor Win

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Squid
Game

star
Lee
Jung
Jae,
one
of
the
leading
nominees
at
the
Golden
Globes
2022
had
revealed
that
he
will
not
be
attending
the
awards
show.
In
a
statement,
the
actor
said
that
while
he
is
honoured,
he
had
decided
not
to
attend
due
to
the
pandemic
and
surge
in
COVID-19
cases.

Lee Jung Jae

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Game:
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Hwang
Dong-Hyuk
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Is
In
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With
Netflix
For
Season
2
And
3

The
statement
shared
by
Lee
Jung
Jae’s
agency
said,
“Lee
Jung
Jae
is
immensely
grateful
to
have
been
nominated
in
the
Best
Actor
category
at
the
Golden
Globes,
but
he
has
decided
not
to
attend
the
ceremony.” Lee
Jung
Jae
was
also
scheduled
to
attend
the
Critics
Choice
Awards
but
the
actor
cancelled
his
visit
to
the
US
due
to
the
COVID-19
situation.

The
report
came
after
the
organisers,
The
Hollywood
Foreign
Press
Association
confirmed
that
Golden
Globes
will
go
ahead
with
no
celebrity
presenters,
audience
or
media
on
Sunday,
January
9,
2022.

Jung
Jae’s
statement
added,
“He
recognizes
that
Netflix
is
not
participating
in
the
Golden
Globes,
as
has
been
widely
reported
around
the
world.
He
also
made
the
decision
considering
other
factors
like
the
COVID-19
situation
and
the
quarantine
requirements.”

Notably,
back
in
2021,
Golden
globes
awards
organisers
were
called
out
for
racism
when
Minari
won
the
Best
Foreign
Language
Film
category
despite
being
back
by
an
American
production
company
Korean-American
artists.

Golden Globe Awards 2022 Set For January 9, COVID Forces Exclusion Of Audience And MediaGolden
Globe
Awards
2022
Set
For
January
9,
COVID
Forces
Exclusion
Of
Audience
And
Media


Squid
Game

has
been
one
of
the
favourite
titles
this
award
scenes,
the
show
streaming
on
Netflix
created
quite
the
stir
on
its
release
on
September
17,
2021.
According
to
reports,
Director
Hwang
Dong-Hyuk
has
confirmed
that
he
has
been
working
on
follow
up
seasons
of
the
Netflix
show.
The
nine-episode
survival
drama
on
premiere
became
one
of
the
most
popular
non-English
shows
on
the
streaming
platform.

Story first published: Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 15:58 [IST]

Original news source Credit: www.filmibeat.com



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