COVID-19 wipes out the Critics’ Choice Awards.
Jamie Lee Curtis, 64, who was nominated for a supporting role Everything everywhere at oncewas the first to announce he would miss Sunday night’s awards show after testing positive for COVID-19 after attending the Golden Globes on Tuesday.
The star-studded affair also attracted Colin Farrell, who won Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, and his Banshees of Inisherin Co-starred with Brendan Gleeson and nominated for Supporting Actor. On Saturday The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that both Pharrell, 46, and Gleeson, 67, have also contracted COVID-19 and will not attend the Critics’ Choice Awards as scheduled.
Michelle Pfeiffer, 64, will also not be featured, the actress told fans on Sunday. In an Instagram post, Pfeiffer shared that her own COVID-19 diagnosis means she won’t be ready to celebrate Jeff Bridges, her co-star. The Fabulous Baker Boys — receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the show, which will be hosted by comedian Chelsea Handler.
“I’m so sorry I missed the Critics Choice Awards today. Yes, COVID,” the “disappointed” star wrote as she continued to pay tribute to Bridges.
While the Golden Globes had its share of absences, including winners Cate Blanchett, Amanda Seyfried and a flood-stricken Kevin Costner, the combination of rising COVID-19 cases and largely unmasked Hollywood gatherings doesn’t bode well for awards season. . Someone is checking out Jennifer Coolidge. the last time Pharrell accompanied him on stage at the Golden Globes.