Kelly Marie Tran got mistaken for Mirai Nagasu at the Oscars

Getty Images apparently can't distinguish between two totally different Asian ladies in blue-ish dresses.

On Sunday night, Star Wars: The Last Jedi star Kelly Marie Tran made her debut on the Oscars red carpet, looking hot as hell in a stunning blue Jenny Packham gown. Looking awesome... then promptly misidentified as another Asian American woman on the red carpet, Olympic figure skater Mirai Nagasu. Oops.

All Look Same strikes again. It seems that whoever was on caption-writing duty at Getty Images, one of the world's leading photo agencies, had some trouble distinguishing between two totally different Asian ladies in blue-ish dresses, misidentifying Tran as Nagasu, and vice versa, in a number of their captions.

Of course, the mistake got lit up on Twitter.

Tran served as a presenter during the ceremony alongside her Last Jedi co-stars. Nagasu, fresh from competing at the PyeongChang games, where she became the first American woman to land a triple axel in Olympic competition, was attending the Academy Awards with fellow skater Adam Rippon as guests of Access.

Look, Tran and Nagasu are respectively awesome, but aside from wearing relatively similar shades of blue and existing in the general vicinity of one another Sunday evening, they look nothing alike. Can we safely say that this gaffe would not have happened to two white celebrities? One Asian on the red carpet is fine -- they can handle the one -- but more than one is apparently just too confusing and captions get fucked.

Pretty soon, Getty Images was scrambling,

And on Monday, the photo service issued an apology to Tran and Nagasu:

"Getty Images sincerely apologizes for the images of Kelly Marie Tran that incorrectly identified her as Olympian Mirai Nagasu and was licensed by customers who trusted the accuracy of the caption information.

"Getty Images holds itself to a high standard of editorial integrity and has robust measures in place to ensure our content ingestion process upholds these standards. We, like all news agencies, regret when these measures fail to capture an error.

"We distribute the work of a number of excellent image partners who are also covering major events such as The Oscars and as soon as the caption error was brought to our attention, the caption was amended and the correct images provided to our customers.

"We apologize to Ms Tran and Ms Nagasu for this error and meant no disrespect."

No disrespect, you say? HuffPost notes that the initial statement from Getty misspelled "Tran" as "Tan." Twice.

Somebody over there really needs to get their shit together.

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