Newswire: Tom Ford caught trying to sway Golden Globes voters with fancy smells

Tom Ford sometimes gets his kicks by directing critically acclaimed films like A Single Man and this year’s Nocturnal Animals, but he’s actually significantly more famous as a fashion designer. Naturally, then, Focus Features—the studio distributing Nocturnal Animals—thought it would be a good idea to send each member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association two bottles of fancy Tom Ford-branded perfume in the lead-up to tomorrow’s announcement of the Golden Globes nominees. Like most organizations that vote on high-profile awards, however, the HFPA has rules about what members can and cannot accept from a movie studio, and while a nice poster or crummy bottle of wine are typically fair game, an actual thing that someone might want is too far over the line.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, these bottles of Tom Ford perfume can retail for “hundreds of dollars” at retail, and HFPA president …

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