Sunday, January 13, 2013
1981, the year the Golden Globes lost all credibility: Pia Zadora wins as 'Newcomer of the Year'
The Hollywood Foreign Press has always been kind of a joke; if you open your checkbook you too can win a Golden Globe.
Such was the case back in 1981 when Pia Zadora was given the "Best Newcomer of the Year" Award. Who's Pia Zadora? Well, her ancient, rich, husband Meshulam Riklis thought she deserved to win a GG, so he graciously wrote a check, and whala! Welcome to Hollywood...