Here’s everything to know about the Jameela Jamil Golden Globes name mix-up

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  • And her response is hilarious.

    Award season 2019 is in full swing, with the 76th Golden Globes taking place last night at the Beverly Hilton, hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg.

    The big wins of the night went to Green Book and The Kominsky Method, with predicted front-runner A Star Is Born coming away with just one Golden Globe for best original song.

    And while the awards ceremony was free from drama, there were still a fair few notable moments – from Emma Stone getting roasted in Sandra Oh’s opening monologue to political accessories returning to the red carpet.


    But what was the most awkward moment of the evening? Well, thanks to Jameela Jamil and her amazing sense of humour, it was also the funniest Golden Globes moment.

    The 32-year-old Good Place actress’ red carpet appearance didn’t quite go as planned, with E! playing a joke on her, instead referring to Jameela as ‘Kamilah Al-Jamil’, a character from her show.


    But Kamilah Al-Jamil isn’t even Jameela’s character. Instead, she’s Tahini’s spotlight-stealing sister, making it all the more hilarious.

    Jameela took a while to notice because, well, she was busy at the Golden Globes, but the actress took to social media to laugh as soon as she did.

    ‘E Live Red Carpet. This is legit the funniest thing I have ever seen,’ she posted to Twitter. ‘What a joyous mistake. Tahani would DIE! LOO LOL LOL.’

    ‘Hands down the greatest of red carpet jokes from whoever did this. It’s made my night,’ she later continued.’Whoever writes for E News is a comedic genius and should write for our show. I died! If this wasn’t a joke it’s even funnier.’

    Forever bowing down to you, Jameela.

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