MTV Australia has apparently forgotten that the internet is forever, during the 2016 Golden Globes ceremony the MTV Australia Twitter page asked for “English subtitles” during Latina actresses Eva Longoria and America Ferrera presentation. Understandably Twitter wasn’t impressed.
The actresses Longoria and Ferrera bit was:
— Mic (@micnews) January 11, 2016
During their presentation, MTV Australia tweeted this:
The MTV account quickly removed the tweet after people accused it of casual racism. Twitter pointed out the actresses were making fun about their similar looks not their accents, a difference which the MTV account forgot.
Twitter’s response to the tweet:
MTV Australia quickly removed the offending tweets and posted these two apologies: