The ladies will be taking over the 2018 Golden Globes!
The star-studded event that will be held on Jan. 7, 2018 is already a highly-anticipated one. The 2018 ceremony will be the 75th year for the Golden Globes and notably, certain actresses will be wearing black to protest the sexual harassment epidemic in Hollywood.
Now, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has released some of the names of the presenters for the evening. It looks like the women of Hollywood will definitely be holding it down throughout the night.
It has been announced that actresses Gal Gadot, Kerry Washington, Penelope Cruz, Amy Poehler, and singer Kelly Clarkson are confirmed to present awards for the event. This will mark Gadot's first appearance. The actress, who starred as the titular character in the film Wonder Woman, is considered one of the breakout stars of the year.
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Also making history will be media proprietor and Queen of Daytime TV Oprah Winfrey who will receive the prestigious Cecil B. Demille award. Winfrey will be the first African-American woman to receive the honor.
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Although the evening is a night of recognition and celebration, reports have it that the Golden Globes will be making an official statement in regards to the ongoing sex scandal that plagued Hollywood these past few months.
After disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was accused by over 80 women of rape and sexual abuse, numerous male actors, directors, and producers were also accused of harassment. Some of the men include Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Matt Lauer, Brett Ratner, Louis C.K., Sylvester Stallone, and Danny Masterson.
Late Night host Seth Meyers is set to the host the Golden Globes 2018. The event will premiere live on NBC on Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. EST.