Sofia Vergara Speaks Out After Video Of Ellen DeGeneres Talking About Her Accent Resurfaces

Sofia Vergara broke her silence just after a online video surfaced previously this thirty day period showing clips of Ellen DeGeneres’ purportedly mocking the actor’s accent to her deal with. 

The video, which has approximately 8 million sights, is comprised of three appearances by Vergara on DeGeneres’ daytime discuss show. It was a part of a more time Twitter thread dependent on the comedian’s habits. 

In the commencing of the video clip, DeGeneres claims she’s likely to “teach” Vergara an English phrase, tells the actor in the second clip that her accent “has gotten worse” and then, all through an job interview with Reese Witherspoon and Vergara, suggests that the “Modern Family” star’s English has “gotten superior.”   

Vergara, who was born in Colombia, seemingly spoke out in reference to the viral online video compilation in a tweet on Friday, attaching a YouTube online video of her entire visual appeal on DeGeneres’ display (noticed in the beginning of the viral clip). 

“Two comedians having enjoyment with just about every other to entertain. I was under no circumstances a victim fellas, I was normally in on the joke,” she wrote. 

To Vergara’s place, when famous people seem on discuss demonstrates, the hosts (or their staff of writers) will generally go above material and question for tales beforehand to deliver up during their appearance. Nonetheless, the mocking of Vergara’s accent ― and by extension her ethnicity ― elevated queries about the propriety of Degeneres’ jokes. 

DeGeneres’ interactions with attendees and her very own team have arrive underneath intensifying scrutiny just after a bombshell Buzzfeed Information report alleged that her employees “faced racism, dread, and intimidation” at get the job done and that the present allowed rampant sexual misconduct

Pursuing the promises, the NBC show’s distributor, Warner Bros., began conducting its own inner investigation. Three of the show’s producers, Ed Glavin, Kevin Leman and Jonathan Norman, “parted ways” with the demonstrate last 7 days, according to CNN. 

DeGeneres also apologized to staff members and promised to “correct the issues” in an e mail received by Assortment.

“As we’ve developed exponentially, I’ve not been equipped to stay on top of anything and relied on some others to do their work as they realized I’d want them completed. Obviously some did not,” DeGeneres wrote. “That will now change and I’m fully commited to making sure this does not take place once again.”

Amid the allegations, numerous of DeGeneres’ movie star good friends ― like Vergara, Diane Keaton, Kevin Hart and Katy Perry ― have continued to defend her. 

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