Sofia Vergara shoots down claim Ellen DeGeneres was being racist

In it DeGeneres appears to be mocking Vergara’s accent.

The “America’s Got Talent” judge is originally from Colombia, so the teasing drew criticism that DeGeneres was being racist.

But Vergara tweeted that wasn’t the case at all.

“Two comedians having fun with each other to entertain,” the “Modern Family” star wrote in the tweet. “I was never a victim guys, I was always in on the joke.”

The show’s distributor, Warner Bros. Television, is owned by CNN’s parent company.

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