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What is NBC Thinking? Execs are Not Impressing Hispanic Lawmakers

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So, a whole lot of drama happened when Hispanic lawmakers met with NBC executives to discuss Donald Trump’s recent appearance on Saturday Night Live, or so they thought that’s what they were going to be discussing.

First and foremost, News President Deborah Turness started by calling immigrants “illegals.” A huge no-no since the correct term is undocumented immigrants, FYI. Then, it got worst.

Hispanic lawmakers wanted to know why Trump was allowed to host SNL after he called Mexicans “rapists.” They noted  that if he would have described African-Americans or Jews as so, all hell would have broken loose. The lawmakers were told that needed to be discussed with the entertainment executives, not news.

READ: What the Republican Party Has All Wrong About Immigration

And the news executives thought they were discussing the progress they’ve made in diversifying the news room,which wasn’t much to discuss, btw. At one point, there was so much miscommunication, that Turness started to speak Spanish. “Yo hablo Español,” she said to try to empathize with the law makers. #SMH…

“There was a lot of frustration in the room,” said Tony Cárdenas, a Democratic Representative from California. “You know that (Trump is) an issue on all of our minds and as soon as you start talking about it, you say none of the executives for the entertainment (division) are here. It was a cop out. It was disingenuous.”

Get your sh*t together, NBC.

Read more about the confusing meeting between NBC and Hispanic lawmakers here.

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9 Things Jennifer Lopez's Outfits Reminded Us of During the AMAs

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9 Things Jennifer Lopez’s Outfits Reminded Us of During the AMAs

This year’s American Music Awards had LOTs of memorable moments: Demi Lovato performed “You Ougtta Know” with Alanis Morrissette, The Weeknd set the stage on fire (literally) and Justin Bieber closed the night by performing three songs. Jennifer Lopez, who was the host of the show, went through what looked like 53 outfit changes (it was actually 9). Here’s what most of us were probably thinking…

Hey, I feel like I’ve seen this outfit before… Oh yeah!

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Man, I’m getting really thirsty right now…

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Hmm… don’t forget to order a new bath mat…

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I wonder what the stars have for me this week?

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READ: Vampires are Real and these Latino Celebrities Prove They Exist

You can’t get caught slippin’ around Jennifer Lopez…

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A nice little nap would hit the spot right now…

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Don’t forget to pre-order those tix for the new Star Wars movie…

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Credit: Kevin Winter / Getty and Wikimedia

J.Lo must have been taking fashion tips from Miley Cyrus, who dressed like Charo at 2015 VMAs…

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Argh, I forgot to pin those black lace candles I saw the other day…

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What do you think, J.Lo?

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It’s just jokes! ? We ❤️ you!

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