On Thursday, Writers Guild strike coordinator Jeff Hermanson announced plans to picket the show, which would likely result in most celebrities shying away. No celebrity is going to walk through a cordon of picketing writers to attend an award show. With new talks not set to begin until January 7th at the earliest, that would only give negotiators a few days to work out an agreement prior to the January 13th telecast. Lucky for all of us, the AVN Awards which occur in Las Vegas on January 12th have no such problems. On that night the porn stars of the world will unite and I know it is hard to believe but most porn movies don't have WGA members writing for them. Shocker isn't it?
If the Golden Globes are canceled, then it would put even more pressure on both sides of the strike to get a deal done prior to the Academy Awards. Even if the Golden Globes telecast is canceled, the awards will be still given out. No doubt Pauly Shore will be there and will be happy to accept any and all awards on the behalf of the winners.
So far, the only show of any note which will go on as planned are the SAG Awards which was given a waiver by the WGA. Rumer Willis for one is praying that the Golden Globes airs because honestly, what are the odds that the HFPA can't find someone better looking than her next year to be Miss Golden Globes.