HFPA Members Threaten Lawsuit Over Proposed New Rules, Citing ‘Age Discrimination’

”I will immediately resign my 65-year membership and ask the Association’s lenders to remove my name on every single HFPA insignia,“ says 90-year-old Judy Solomon

Members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association are threatening to sue the group over proposed rules that would strip them of voting rights on the Golden Globe Awards after 20 years of membership, calling it “age discrimination,” TheWrap has learned.

In an email obtained by TheWrap, longtime member Judy Solomon, who is 90, expressed outrage over the proposal that would restrict members who have been with the organization for over 20 years from voting and from travel paid by the group.

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