Jenifer Lewis Forgives E! Host Sibley Scoles In the Sweetest Way Following Her Name Mix Up Flub at the Emmys
David Livingston

Jenifer Lewis is a veteran actress in the game whose name, voice and onscreen flaire are practically unforgettable.

But during the 2016 Emmy Awards red carpet show, E! correspondent Sibley Scoles did just that when she accidentally referred to the Black-ish star as comedienne Wanda Sykes. At the time Lewis ever so politely corrected her but afterward social media fans began to replay the moment and give Scoles a hard time.

Oops! #JeniferLewis accidentally got mistaken for #WandaSkyes 😩 via: @sweetaddictionstv @enews

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After Scoles tracked down Lewis to personally apologize, in true Jenifer Lewis fashion, she sat down with Scoles to poke fun at the incident and asked fans to stop trolling her for the innocent mistake.

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It’s so great to see these grown women act accordingly and move on without any pettiness!