Months after an LA Times report revealed that the Hollywood Foreign Press had no Black members voting for Golden Globes and that voting members were being financially subsidized, the HFPA dug its hole deep by way of a tone deaf email sent to members by former 8-term president Philip Berk. Berk, who was once accused by actor Brendan Fraser of groping the actor, sent an email that declared Black Lives Matter is a "racist hate movement" and criticized co-founder Patrisse Cullors for recent real estate purchases, calling her a "trained Marxist." The dispatch reportedly included this: "The house is down the road from one of the homes involved in the Manson murders, which seems only appropriate since Manson wanted to start a race war." It suggested BLM was carrying on the work of Manson. Members reacted with strenuous disagreements to the 88-year old HFPA member Berk, per a report last night in LAT by Stacy Perman . Related Story Endeavor Content Appoints Cristina Garza As SVP, Development & Production The HFPA responded with statements to the trades: "Since its inception, the HFPA has dedicated itself to bridging cultural connections and creating further understanding of different backgrounds through film and TV…. Read full this story
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