MTV Apologizes For Racist Eva Longoria-America Ferrera Tweet

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There was plenty of controversy to be stirred by the 2016 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night.

Like when Ricky Gervais confronted Mel Gibson about that whole "sugar tits" thing.

Or when Leonardo DiCaprio possibly threw some shade at Lady Gaga.

Or, heck, pretty much any time Gervais opened his mouth during his opening monlogue.

At one point during the ceremony, meanwhile, MTV Australia decided to get in on the scandalous act.

It all started when Eva Longoria and America Ferrera came out to present the award for Best TV Actor in a Drama.

The actresses engaged in a very well-received bit about Latina stereotypes, an exchange likely inspired by the Golden Globes’ own mistake when the show's Twitter account referred to Ferrera as "Gina Rodriguez" when she announced the nominations back in November.

After viewing the presentation, MTV Tweeted in an attempt at humor:

“Where are the English subtitles? We have no idea what @AmericaFerrera and @EvaLongoria are saying #GoldenGlobes.”

The backlash came quickly and strongly, with MTV deleting the message and then offering up the following apology:

“Our Tweet was in reference to @EvaLongoria & @AmericaFerrera’s #GoldenGlobes joke. We sincerely apologise for causing offence.

"We get it was a bad call. We’ll leave the humour to @rickygervais.”

It's like they always say: you can joke about almost anything.

But the most controversial the territory, the funnier the joke better be,

Check out Longoria and Ferrera's humorous interaction above and then drool over all the impressive red carpet fashion below:

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