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Why George Lopez Missed the 2023 Golden Globe Nominations Announcement

Why George Lopez Missed the 2023 Golden Globe Nominations Announcement

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George Lopez was notably absent from announcing the nominees for the 2023 Golden Globes.

Though he was set to share the trophy hopefuls alongside daughter Mayan Lopez Dec. 12, the comedian explained why he’d have to sit this one out.

“And the Covid goes too…….George Lopez,” he captioned a Dec. 11 Instagram postof Mayan and Lopez vs. Lopez star Selenis Leyvawho filled in for him. “Unfortunately I tested positive, so I’m unable to announce the Golden Globe Nominees. I wish MAYAN and SELENIS the best of luck….. Have fun!!”

In response to his post, both actresses sent their well-wishes to the actor.

“Thank you dad,” Mayan wrote. “I hope you feel better soon and rest rest rest.. @selenisleyvaofficial and I got this for familia Lopez.” Meanwhile, Selenis added, “Love you George, get well soon!”

On Dec. 12, the nominations for the 2023 Golden Globes were announced with a fan-favorite TV shows and movies nabbing recognition in multiple categories.

In film, The Banshees of Inisherinled the pack, earning an impressive eight nominations, including Best Screenplay and Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. Everything Everywhere All at Once followed close behind, nabbing six nods.Babylon and The Fabelmans tied for their nominations, with each movie earning five nods.

But what about TV? Well,Abbott Elementarycame out on top with the ABC original garnering five noms, including one forBest Television Series – Musical or Comedy. Meanwhile,Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,The Crown, Only Murders in the Building, Pam & Tommy and HBO Max fan-favorite, The White Lotusfollowed close behind with four noms each.

As for the main telecast, viewers can tune in for the Golden Globes on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, airing live coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m. PT/8-11 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.

For the full list of nominations, click here.

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Joey Yak Pieper

Joey Yak Pieper is a journalist at Flaunt Weekly

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