Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

The eightieth Golden Globes had been an general profitable ceremony, with numerous emotional speeches, gorgeous appears to be like and highly effective tributes. Nonetheless, there was one factor that made the ceremony considerably…awkward, and we undoubtedly really feel for pianist Chloe Flower.

At this yr’s ceremony, the 37-year-old composer was tasked with taking part in the piano throughout breaks of the present. Nonetheless, this shortly led to a serious false impression, because the winners believed Flower was the one liable for beginning the “play-off” music (which was additionally piano music for some motive) that hints to winners that they should wrap up their speeches.

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Though the night started and not using a downside, quickly a number of of the high-profile winners, like Michelle Yeoh and Austin Butler, made feedback which led viewers to consider the pianist was taking part in music over their speeches. Nonetheless, it was truly only a monitor being performed over the audio system.

Sadly, viewers shortly took to social media to criticize the musician, and she or he set the document straight by making a tweet through the center of the ceremony, which stated: “I might by no means play piano over individuals’s speeches!! I’m solely taking part in whenever you see me on digicam! #goldenglobes.”

Within the feedback, followers shortly confirmed their help for Flower, like one consumer who stated, “You’re doing an important job with the intros after every break.” And one other commented, “You’re above the fray, and taking part in fantastically too. So glad you’re on!”

Nonetheless, in an evening filled with highly effective speeches from Yeoh, Butler, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Coolidge, Ke Huy Quan, Ryan Murphy and so many extra, one can not help however surprise if there’s a greater approach to construction the ceremony in order that the winners do not need to be lower off. And it was useful that host Jerrod Carmichael set the document straight midway by means of the present (to take the warmth off Flower), nevertheless it’s a disgrace that the blame fell to the musician within the first place.

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We’re pondering subsequent yr they convey Flower again (and that play-off music could be a guitar in order that there’s no confusion).

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