Dr Mumbo

Mamamia should have gone to Specsavers

American actress Eva Longoria went off on one on Instagram after Sydney Morning Herald “journalist” (her quote marks, not Dr Mumbo’s) Jenna Clarke suggested she doesn’t wear glasses, but still endorses discount glasses chain Specsavers.

Even more amusing than Eva’s hissy fit was Mamamia’s confusing coverage, which contrasted Longoria’s Instagram response to Clarke with her other happier posts.

mamamia eva longoria

Unfortunately for the Mamamia team there were a few clues to tell them they had inadvertently dragged in Sofia Vergara’s Instagram posts. They might have picked up on one or two subtle clues.

For example, Vergara crouching next to her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:Mamamia Longoria/Vergara

Or posing next to a cake of that star, which also has her name on it:Mamamia Longoria/Vergara
Or stopped to wonder why she had posted a Vanity Fair cover featuring a big picture of Vergara plastered with the word Sofia:Mamamia Longoria/VergaraThere’s a ‘Should have gone to Specsavers’ joke in there somewhere…

Updated: Overnight Mamamia pulled the Vergara gallery and put the correct Longoria gallery in its place, whilst also removing the author’s name from the piece.


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