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Brendan Fraser Won't Attend Golden Globe Awards After 2003 Touching Incident - Deadline

Brendan Fraser Won’t Attend Golden Globe Awards After 2003 Touching Incident – Deadline

Brendan Fraser He will not be celebrated for his acclaimed performance in Darren Aronofsky Whale in this year golden ballsWhether he was nominated or not.

“My mom didn’t raise a hypocrite,” Fraser says in a new interview with GQ, referencing his 2018 revelations that he had been molested by former HFPA President Philip Burke at a Beverly Hills lunch in 2003. (Burke denied the charge).

In the new GQ cut cover, Says Fraser, “I have more history with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association than I have respect for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. No, I’m not going to participate…because of the history I have with them. And my mother didn’t raise a hypocrite. You can call me many things, but not this.”

Fraser has received wide acclaim for his role in Whale, which is released by A24 in theaters on December 9. Deadline critic Damon Wise called Fraser’s performance “Incredibly soulful.”

In a 2018 article, Fraser said he regrets not having spoken out earlier about the 2003 incident, stating that “it is about stripping your identity, the manipulation of power that is drawn to suppress it, complicity in that by keeping quiet, entering into an agreement that will not You talk to him.” He said the experience left him feeling as if “something was taken away from me”.

HFPA he said at the time The HFPA stands firmly against sexual harassment and the type of behavior described in this article. “

The Golden Globe nominations will be announced on December 12, and the awards ceremony will air on NBC on January 10.

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