What Messages Did The Golden Globes Send When They Put The Movie 'Get Out' Under 'Comedy' in 2018?

Universal Pictures submitted the film Get Out to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for review for a Golden Globe. The HFPA (a largely white group of ~90 journalists and media folks) sent the following messages by classifying the movie Get Out under 'comedy':


"I didn't watch the movie."



"You're a comedian, right Jordan? Stay in your lane."



"Black trauma is funny."



"I didn't know how to react, so I laughed."