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Sofia Vergara Was Just Completely Objectified In A Tone-Deaf Joke on The Emmys

And the internet was — rightfully — enraged.

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Many felt tonight's Emmys hit a bum note by making Sofia Vergara take place in a bit that reduced the four-time Emmy nominee to nothing more than a spinning piece of meat to distract from a boring speech given by the chairman of the Television Academy, Bruce Rosenblum.

While he talked about the impressive unions that help produce our favorite television shows, Vergara rotated on a platform in front of him as the audience nervously chuckled at the unexpectedly misogynistic stunt.

The bit was less tolerated by viewers, who flooded Twitter with outrage.

I don’t need fimesm because Sofia Vergara was just treated like a literal human statue for us to ogle performance art is amazing #emmys

WomanAgainstFeminism@NoToFeminism

I don’t need fimesm because Sofia Vergara was just treated like a literal human statue for us to ogle performance art is amazing #emmys

7:09 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

What the fuck are they doing putting Sophia Vergara on a turning stage. Disgusting.

Melissa Silverstein@melsil

What the fuck are they doing putting Sophia Vergara on a turning stage. Disgusting.

7:05 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Wow. Could that Sofia Vergara bit been any more gratuitously sexist? #Emmys

Julia Doyle@julesdoyle

Wow. Could that Sofia Vergara bit been any more gratuitously sexist? #Emmys

7:13 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

did that Sofia Vergara bit really just happen? where am I? #Emmys

karina@mskarinazayas

did that Sofia Vergara bit really just happen? where am I? #Emmys

7:13 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Modern Family wins every award it's ever nominated for but apparently that's not enough for Sofia Vergara to be treated as more than a prop.

fucking metal bitch@samala_prosser

Modern Family wins every award it's ever nominated for but apparently that's not enough for Sofia Vergara to be treated as more than a prop.

7:12 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But do we really need to objectify Sofia Vergara anymore? She's got a great sense of humor, not just t and a

Bridget Fitzpatrick@BridgetFitzz

But do we really need to objectify Sofia Vergara anymore? She's got a great sense of humor, not just t and a

7:12 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Still a little queasy about that Sofia Vergara bit. #Emmys2014

Sarah Shemkus@Shemkus

Still a little queasy about that Sofia Vergara bit. #Emmys2014

7:14 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

So last night, Beyonce shows her talent. Tonight, the #emmys show us Sophia Vergara's boobs. Great.

Julie Nilsson Smith@julnilsmith

So last night, Beyonce shows her talent.

Tonight, the #emmys show us Sophia Vergara's boobs. Great.

7:09 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Beyoncé's FEMINIST sign photoshopped behind rotating Sophia Vergara Barbie in 5...4...3...

Alex Blagg@alexblagg

Beyoncé's FEMINIST sign photoshopped behind rotating Sophia Vergara Barbie in 5...4...3...

7:11 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Bring back Beyoncé's FEMINISM for Sofia Vergara to rotate in front of! #Emmys #VMAs

Balenciaga@nickmoutvic

Bring back Beyoncé's FEMINISM for Sofia Vergara to rotate in front of! #Emmys #VMAs

7:15 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sophia Vergara on a lazy Susan. Just why, #Emmys?

Carla Pereira@Carla_Pereira2

Sophia Vergara on a lazy Susan. Just why, #Emmys?

7:15 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I wish they did that rotating Sofia Vergara joke with a guy.

kelly oxford@kellyoxford

I wish they did that rotating Sofia Vergara joke with a guy.

7:07 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sophia Vergara. Warning. You are treading close to Charo territory. #Emmys

Jennifer Heftler@Knadele

Sophia Vergara.
Warning. You are treading close to Charo territory.
#Emmys

7:14 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

On the plus side, the Vergara bit has magically united everyone in my Twitter feed in mutual sorrow and shame.

emilynussbaum@emilynussbaum

On the plus side, the Vergara bit has magically united everyone in my Twitter feed in mutual sorrow and shame.

7:09 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The whole I'm Sofia Vergara & I'm hot but wait I'm funny bc I make fun of how hot I am is lost on me. #itsnotfunny #letsmoveon #Emmys2014

Alison Canada-Green@adc123

The whole I'm Sofia Vergara & I'm hot but wait I'm funny bc I make fun of how hot I am is lost on me. #itsnotfunny #letsmoveon #Emmys2014

7:14 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

THIS IS THE MOST TONE-DEAF THING THE EMMYS HAS DONE YET THIS YEAR.

Jace Lacob@televisionary

THIS IS THE MOST TONE-DEAF THING THE EMMYS HAS DONE YET THIS YEAR.

7:05 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

After Modern Family's Outstanding Comedy Series win, Vergara responded to the hubbub (via EW) in the press room, saying: “I think it's absolutely the opposite. It means that somebody can be hot and also be funny and make fun of herself. I think it’s ridiculous that somebody started this — I know who she was — who has no sense of humor [and should] lighten up a little bit.”