Eva Longoria, America Ferrera call out Golden Globes gaffe with humor, class

by Randee Dawn / / Source: TODAY

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Many had reason to cheer back in December when the Golden Globe nominations were announced. But some had reasons to roll their eyes ... and bank a response for the perfect time.

And on Sunday night at the Golden Globes on NBC, America Ferrera and Eva Longoria were ready to deliver.

See, on Dec. 10, the Golden Globes' social media account seemed to briefly confuse "Superstore" star Ferrera with "Jane the Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez. It's not an uncommon mistake, but it does underscore a feeling many ethnic groups have: namely that in the eyes of the masses, they are often lumped together as a unit and not seen as individuals.

The original tweet is long gone (and fixed), but here it is captured by another user:

On Sunday, the pair, who were brought onstage to introduced an award at the Globes, pounced.

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Longoria introduced herself as "not Eva Mendes," while Ferrera said she was "not Gina Rodriguez."

"Neither one of us are Rosario Dawson," added Longoria.

"Well said, Salma," said Ferrera, referring to Salma Hayek.

"Thank you, Charo," said Longoria, not missing a beat (you might want to look that one up).

Zing! Do not play the name game with these ladies.

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