HFPA Members Reportedly Spoiled by 'Emily in Paris' Ahead of Golden Globes Nominations

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The HFPA has come under scrutiny for alleged shady practices that may have resulted in nominations, including some for Netflix's 'Emily in Paris.'
Earlier this month, Emily in Paris received two Golden Globe nominations for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical or Comedy for Lily Collins. For a show that was given a mediocre score of 63 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, and a 58 percent Audience score, the decision to bestow Emily in Paris with any award consideration baffled a lot of people.

Now we might know why.

According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, over 30 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the voting body that determines the Golden Globe nominees, were flown to Paris by Paramount to visit the set of Emily in Paris, where they stayed for two nights at the five-star, $1,400 per night, Peninsula Paris hotel. There was also a news conference and a lunch at the Musée des Arts Forains, a private museum where the series was being filmed.

"They treated us like kings and queens," one member who participated in the trip said. While HFPA rules forbid members…
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