Monday, January 07, 2008

All quiet on the Golden Globes front

Looks like celebs are all set to boycott the Golden Globes next Sunday. Julia Roberts, Keira Knightley and Johnny Depp will show their support for striking writers.

Screen Actors' Guild actors are in "unanimous agreement" to respect the union members, who are picketing over royalties. SAG president, Alan Rosenberg, said, "After considerable outreach to Golden Globe actor nominees and their representatives over the past several weeks, there appears to be unanimous agreement that these actors will not cross WGA picket lines."

Other celebs nominated include George Clooney, John Travolta, Denzel Washington, Cate Blanchett and Jodie Foster - all of whom are unlikely to appear at the awards show. Knightley, who is up for Best Actress for her starring role in Atonement, is supportive of the strike, because of her playwright mother, Sharman Macdonald. A rep for Keira confirms: "If the strike is still in place then Keira won't cross a picket line as her mother is a writer."

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