Correction: 'The Hurt Locker' can win top Golden Globe
Chaos rains, literally, here at the Golden Globes where leaders were not prepared for Mother Nature's downpour. The last time rain hit the event, the Globes' red carpet was tented. Today only a flurry of umbrellas protects the expensively dressed celebs.
There's also a flurry of gossip raining down, much of which contradicts what we heard earlier. A top studio awards consultant rushed over to me to report that she heard lots of votes for "The Hurt Locker" as best drama picture when she hung out yesterday with members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. However, a prominent HFPA member just told me moments ago that he's sure "Avatar" will triumph. He also told me that he thinks Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart") will beat George Clooney ("Up in the Air"). Both the HFPA member and studio consultant say Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side") will win best actress. Hmmmm …