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Posted on Sep 19, 2016

Welp, The Official Emmys Twitter Mistook Terrence Howard For Cuba Gooding Jr

Hmm.

This is Terrence Howard. He's been acting in film and television since the early '90s and currently stars in one of TV's biggest shows, Empire.

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This is Cuba Gooding Jr. He's been acting in film and television since the '80s and has appeared in many major mainstream productions, including the iconic Jerry Maguire. More recently, he starred as the title character in The People Vs. OJ Simpson.

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But on Sunday night during the Emmys red carpet, the official Television Academy's Twitter account got a bit confused and tagged Cuba in a tweet announcing that Terrence had arrived at the event.

Television Academy / Via Twitter: @TelevisionAcad

Five minutes after posting the tweet, the Television Academy quietly corrected themselves by tagging the actual Terrence Howard in a new tweet.

Television Academy / Via Twitter: @TelevisionAcad

Though the original tweet was still up when they tweeted the correction, it was eventually deleted.

Just to be extra clear, this is Terrence on the left; Cuba is on the right. You know, separate, like they always have been.

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