Latinos at the Emmys: Sofia Vergara’s Butt Got Lots of Attention, Twitter Got Pissed

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So, this year’s Emmys have come and gone — we sat through dozens of categories and overly long acceptance speeches to root for our cuates, Louis C.K. (winner, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series) and Fred Armisen, who were the only Latinos nominated. There was one other Latino winner; when the cast of Modern Family won best comedy series, Sofia Vergara collected a statuette. But when she was asked to introduce Bruce Rosenblum, chairman of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, she was essentially turned into a prop. Vergara stood on a pedestal that turned in circles as Rosenblum gave the typical boring speech, but most of the attention was focused on her butt. Check out the desmadre…

Twitter was not very happy about the sexist bit…

Tweets from the encabronados category

In the “Laughing on the outside/crying on the inside” category

Best overall

I, of course, had to weigh in

Vergara has already spoken out against critics; she told sources at Entertainment Weekly that she didn’t feel demeaned by the antics on stage saying, “I think its absolutely the opposite. It means that somebody can be hot and also be funny and make fun of herself.”

Y ustedes, que creen? How did you feel about Sofia and the pedestal?