Cho appeared three times on the broadcast, ostensibly as a contributor to a fanzine called Movies Wow! She got her photo taken with Meryl Streep and closed out the show in broken English. It's a variation of the
But despite the still-raw feelings in Hollywood after hackers possibly linked to North Korea released private information from Sony Entertainment an called for the release of "The Interview" to be halted, many felt that Cho's mockery was a bit more racist than satirical.
"Main thought after reading Margaret Cho on the Golden Globes gag was just, you know, maybe these people are not your 'friends'," wrote one viewer.
She continued, "The fact that THAT is what they cooked up for the only Asian American onstage last night is awfully... telling."
On Monday, Cho took to Twitter to defend herself, saying, "I'm of mixed North/South Korean descent - you imprison, starve and brainwash my people you get made fun of by me #hatersgonhate #FreeSpeech."