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Golden Globes Goof: America Ferrera Confused With Gina Rodriguez

by Elizabeth Chuck /

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America. Gina. Whatever.

As actress America Ferrera took the podium at the Golden Globes nominations announcement Thursday morning, the event's official Twitter account posted about the event's beginning — with just one little problem.

"@HereIsGina is kicking off the @goldenglobes nominations announcements," read the tweet, referencing the Twitter handle for Gina Rodriguez. Oops.

Image: Actress America Ferrera | Actress Gina Rodriguez
Actresses America Ferrera, left, and Gina Rodriguez, right.Reuters | Getty Images

The tweet confusing Ferrera and Rodriguez, both Latina actresses, was quickly deleted as the account got flooded with people pointing out the mistake:

Others, including an NBC News reporter, also heard someone on the live broadcast confuse the two:

Rodriguez wasn't a presenter at the Golden Globes, although she did win a nomination for best actress in a comedy TV series for her role in "Jane the Virgin" — an award she won a year ago.

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