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Greta Gerwig Reacts to Jo Koy 'Barbie' Joke at the 2024 Golden Globes | THR News Video

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Greta Gerwig Reacts to Jo Koy 'Barbie' Joke at the 2024 Golden Globes | THR News Video

Greta Gerwig Reacts to Jo Koy 'Barbie' Joke at the 2024 Golden Globes | THR News Video

Greta Gerwig is weighing in on Jo Koy 'Barbie' joke at the Golden Globes which many called sexist.

While appearing on BBC Radio 4 Today, the writer-director addressed the quip he delivered during his first Globes hosting gig.

The joke has been criticized by some for being reductive or sexist, and some Globes viewers noticed that audience wasn't necessarily laughing either.

But Gerwig offered a different take on Koy's joke.


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