'Emily in Paris' producers flew Golden Globes judges out to Paris for luxury set visit in 2019, report says
- Golden Globes voters were given a luxury tour of the "
Emily in Paris" set, the LA Times reported.
- Over 30 Globes voters were reportedly part of the trip.
- Earlier this year, "Emily in Paris" received two controversial Golden Globes nominations.
Producers of Netflix's Euro-comedy "Emily in Paris" flew over 30 Golden Globes voters to France for a luxury visit of the show's set, the Los Angeles Times reported in a new investigation.
The report, which was published by the Times over the weekend, delves into what the newspaper described as allegations of "ethical conflicts" and a "culture of corruption" within the
One unnamed member of the HFPA who took part in the trip told the LA Times that the show's producers treated them like "kings and queens" throughout their time in France.Insider has reached out to the HFPA, Paramount Network, and Netflix for comment.
"Emily in Paris" was acquired from Paramount by Netflix and premiered on the streamer late last year. The show follows the life of a young American ex-pat in Paris who works at a high-end marketing firm. And despite widespread critical panning, the show picked up two Golden Globes nominations earlier this month including Best TV Comedy.The show's Globes nominations shocked many people including members of the industry. Deborah Copaken, who is a staff writer on the show who wrote an op-ed for The Guardian in which she admitted to being "stunned" that "Emily in Paris" received two nominations while Michaela Coel's acclaimed drama "I May Destroy You" was completely snubbed. "That 'I May Destroy You' did not get one Golden Globe nod is not only wrong, it's what is wrong with everything," Copaken wrote.
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