Chris Hemsworth joins #TimesUpGlobes movement over lack of black members in HFPA

Chris Hemsworth has slammed the Hollywood Foreign Press Association over its lack of diversity after a report revealed it currently doesn’t have any black members.

The 37-year-old Thor star joined a growing number of celebrities by posting the hashtag #TimesUpGlobes and its message to Instagram on Sunday.

‘Hollywood Foreign Press Association: Not a Single Black Member Out of 87,’ the Time’s Up post reads, along with a picture of a cracked Golden Globe trophy.

Support: Chris Hemsworth (pictured) has joined the #TimesUpGlobes movement over lack of black members in the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones, Ellen Barkin and Amber Tamblyn are some of the other celebrities also showing their support. 

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It comes after a report by the Los Angeles Times revealed the HFPA, which runs and organises the Golden Globe Awards, currently doesn’t have any black members out of its 87 international journalists.

The HFPA is a non-profit organisation of journalists who report on the entertainment industry in the U.S. for media predominantly outside the U.S.

Post: The 37-year-old Thor star joined a growing number of celebrities by posting the hashtag #TimesUpGlobes and its message to Instagram on Sunday

Its 87 members from more than 50 countries includes various people of colour, but not a single black member. 

On Thursday, the HFPA released a statement vowing to implement an ‘action plan’ with the goal of having a more inclusive and diverse membership body. 

‘We are fully committed to ensuring our membership is reflective of the communities around the world who love film, TV and the artists inspiring and educating them,’ the statement began.

Report: It comes after a report by the Los Angeles Times revealed the HFPA, which runs and organises the Golden Globe Awards, currently doesn’t have any Black members out of its 87 international journalists

‘We understand that we need to bring in Black members, as well as members from other underrepresented backgrounds, and we will immediately work to implement an action plan to achieve these goals as soon as possible.’ 

The group’s membership is comprised of a female majority, with over 35% of HFPA members hailing from non-European countries.

The organisation added that they’re exploring changing their rules to increase their pool of applicants in the future.

Changes: On Thursday, the HFPA released a statement vowing to implement an ‘action plan’ with the goal of having a more inclusive and diverse membership body