“Black Panther” actress Angela Bassett won a supporting actress award at the first Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday, as a scandal knocked the glitzy Hollywood ceremony off television.
Bassett was honored to play Queen Ramonda in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” a sequel that was rewritten following the death of star Chadwick Boseman.
“We showed the world what black unity, leadership and love look like in front of, behind and in front of the camera,” Bassett said as she collected her trophy.
Ke Hui Quan won the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Film for his role as Wymond Wang in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”.
Celebrities and broadcaster NBC skipped the 2022 Globes because of ethical lapses in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the group that presents the awards.
A larger, more diverse membership and other changes by the HFPA persuaded many of the biggest movie and TV stars to support this year’s ceremony, which provides publicity for winners and nominees and often boosts their chances at the Oscars. Increases.