On a Golden Globes night when Viola Davis reminded us all as to why art must always give voice to the voiceless, Sofía Vergara hit a new low with her latest “joke.”
It truly was embarrassing and mediocre, and if we as a Latino community do not take a moment to recognize that we have to do so much better on a such global state, we will never progress and no one will ever take us seriously. But don’t just take our word for it, there are others who feel the same way:
— Marco (@andanmo) January 9, 2017
— William Rodriguez (@willieseconpr) January 9, 2017
@latinorebels Extremely old and stale..
— Bad Hombre 316 (@carloshzuniga) January 9, 2017
— W.L. Lewis (@ArtMusicLife) January 9, 2017
As for Vergara? We guess her “people” don’t like it when we critique the same stereotype she’s been peddling for years.
Tonight’s “anal tradition” joke stood out for its uncomfortable crassness. We cringed and so did others, while Vergara celebrated it all:
It’s probably best to just watch Davis’ speech and move on:
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 9, 2017