The Golden Globe nominations were announced bright and early Thursday morning, and it looks like whoever was handling the ceremony's Twitter account hadn't had their coffee yet when the nominations started.
The official social media account for the annual ceremony misidentified Ugly Betty star America Ferrera as nominee Gina Rodriguez — in two different posts. The gaffe was especially embarrassing because Ferrera, a three-time nominee herself, was one of the three people tapped by the organization to announce the nominees. Well, as long as they get the right name on the check, right?
The Golden Globes' powers-that-be deleted the erroneous posts almost immediately, but not before Twitter caught wind. The reactions were, predictably, cutting:
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which puts on the Golden Globes, has already made the official apology. “What occurred this morning was an unfortunate error,” the HFPA said in a statement. “Our sincerest apologies to both America and Gina.”
Think they'll be able to tell the difference between those two and the Latina actress below?
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