Longtime Hollywood golden boy Tom Cruise is a little less golden now.
The “Mission Impossible” actor gave back his three Golden Globes to protest the awards show’s organizer, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, according to reports on Monday.
Entertainment Tonight and Deadline were among the outlets to confirm that the “Top Gun” star returned the hardware amid mounting pressure on the HFPA as it confronts its stunning lack of diversity. A report revealing that none of the organization’s 87 members were Black led NBC on Monday to cancel its planned 2022 broadcast of the show.
The HFPA promised reform, but that apparently wasn’t enough for Cruise, whose publicist didn’t immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.
The actor reportedly sent back his acting Golden Globes for “Born on the Fourth of July,” “Jerry Maguire” and “Magnolia.” He was nominated for Oscars for all three movies, but didn’t win.
Now he has more room on the mantel.