Golden Globe Winner Chris Colfer Says, 'Screw That, Kids!' But an Awards Blogger Says: Screw Colfer's Role
Chris Colfer dedicates his first Globe (on his first try) to the kids who hear nothing but "No," but Awards Daily blogger Sasha Stone dumps a Slushie on his head.
Harsh! Most folks went "aww" when Glee's Golden Globe winner Colfer chose to give a shoutout to all the kids out there "who are constantly told no ... by bullies at school [and told] they can't be who they are. Well, screw that, kids!" Well, screw that, major blogger Sasha Stone just tweeted: "Better for gay teens would be an award for not playing a cheap caricature."
In an election, I'll bet this sentiment from Time's James Poniewozik would win: "Good to hear a winner thank the fans and to say something worth saying to them. Applause, Chris Colfer."
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Scott, whose THR coverage appears both in print and online, is one of the film industry's most experienced and trusted awards analysts, and possesses one of the strongest track records at forecasting the Oscars. His best showings came in 2006 and 2013, when he called 21 of 24 winners; he was also the only pundit to project long-shot best picture nominations for The Reader (2008), The Blind Side (2009) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011). An alumnus of Brandeis University, he previously ran "The Feinberg Files" blog for the Los Angeles Times. He is now a voting member of both the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association, and is writing a book about film history for young people for which he has interviewed more than 350 high-profile Hollywood figures.
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