The night of the Golden Globes 2023 was an eventful one, some made history like Angela Bassett who became the first woman in a Marvel movie to win a Golden Globe, Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once, these wins have given a push to Asian and Black actors, especially women. Amidst these a young talented woman also won her first Golden Globe, Zendaya won best actress in a series, Euphoria. The actress could not receive the award physically and so she took to Instagram to apologise.
Zendaya expressed her apologies as she wins the Golden Globe 2023 for best actress
The young actress could not attend the Golden Globes and accept the award personally so she took to social media to thank a number of people. Zendaya has already made history by becoming the youngest teen to receive an Emmy twice and now she won the Golden Globe for the Best Actress in Euphoria. Zendaya posted a picture and she thanked everyone in the caption.
“I’m so sorry I wasn’t able to be there tonight, but I just wanted to say thank you to @goldenglobes for this incredible honor. To my fellow nominees, it is a privilege to be named beside you, I admire you all deeply. Thank you to my Euphoria family, without you, none of this is possible. Lastly, thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who has allowed Rue into theirs. I think everyone knows how much she means to me, but the fact that she can mean something to someone else is a gift. I’m honestly at a loss for words as I type this, all I can say is thank you thank you thank you. Goodnight♥️”. This is the caption for her post.
The heartfelt message touched her fans, Zendaya has stunned everyone with her performance on Euphoria. The actor is matured beyond her age and worked tirelessly on her craft. Zendaya is also one the young actors who transitioned from being an actress for Disney to being considered for serious roles. She also played MJ in Spider-Man and received applause for her unique performance.
The HFPA underwent massive restructuring after ethical and financial allegations
After severe ethical and financial allegations against the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, its inability to include marginalized communities and women. It took HFPA a very long time to restructure so that they can become transparent and inclusive. Stacy Perman was the reporter who led many allegations against the Golden Globe, she reported saying that there has been some positive change.
These changes are reflective on the wins this year at the Globes, specially with Angela Bassett who became the first woman in a Marvel movie to win a Golden Globe, Zendaya for Euphoria, Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once, “Natu Natu” from RRR winning Best original score in motion picture category. People of color, Asian celebrities all won and were nominated for multiple categories.
Read the full list here: Golden Globe Winners 2023
Zendaya’s Euphoria is available to stream on Disney+