Every longstanding awards show has its quirks. The Golden Globes is well known for them, from the dinner table set up to the Golden Globe Ambassadorships. Once known as "Mr. or Miss Golden Globe," this tradition of hiring the son and/or daughter of well-respected industry figures to help hand out statues stretches back to 1951. In more recent years, it's gone to those who will make a name for themselves in the industry like Laura Dern (1982) and Dakota Johnson (2006). This year, the honor went to Spike Lee's kids. If you don't know much about these two yet, these facts about Satchel and Jackson Lee prove the Globes' tradition of bringing in rising artists is alive and well.
Like their father, Satchel and Jackson Lee are making history with these appointments. Jackson is the first Black man to be appointed. (Men only started being named to the role in the mid-1990s, with John Clark Gable and Freddie Prinze Jr.'s dual honor.) And as the rare sibling pair to be named, they're also the first Black siblings to be chosen as well.
So, who are Satchel and Jackson Lee? Here are a few facts about the newest Golden Globe ambassadors: