Olivia Munn set to host 2018 Critics' Choice Awards in wake of sexual assault allegations against TJ Miller


January 04, 2018 17:00:26 IST

Los Angeles: Organisers said on Wednesday that Olivia Munn will host the 2018 Critics' Choice Awards to be broadcast 11 January on the CW.

Munn follows TJ Miller, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman when he was in college. Munn is among Brett Ratner's sexual harassment accusers and has been fighting for reforms in Hollywood.

File image of Olivia Munn. Reuters

File image of Olivia Munn. Reuters

Joey Berlin, president of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, said in a statement that Munn's work as an actress along with her activism give her a powerful voice, making her the perfect candidate to lead the night.

The awards are organized by Berlin's group and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association.

Munn's next film will be the action thriller Hummingbird. She will star in Shane Black's The Predator opposite Keegan-Michael Key and Sterling K Brown.

Updated Date: Jan 04, 2018 17:00 PM