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Emmys 2014: Sofia Vergara Pedestal Gag Accused Of Being Sexist, Actress Responds

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Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is at the center of a controversial Emmy Awards  gag where the actress was placed on a rotating pedestal.

Dressed in a form fitting white gown, the actress was placed on the rotating platform as Television Arts and Sciences President Bruce Rosenblum referred to her body as evidence that  throughout the years, television has given countless audiences “something to look at”.

Viewers immediately took to social media accusing the piece of objectification.

The actress has responded the the backlash, saying that, if anything, she felt the joke represented “absolutely the opposite” of objectification.

“It means that somebody can be hot and also be funny and make fun of herself,” she said.

Watch the clip below.

Read more: https://twitter.com/Independent/status/504224604932816897/photo/1

 

 

 

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