As you may've seen, Julia Louis-Dreyfus tearfully revealed that her father passed away over the weekend as she accepted the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series award at Sunday's Emmys. Unfortunately, this touching moment became an awkward one as Twitter accidentally confused the Veep star's late father William with fellow actor Richard Dreyfuss.
Talk about a face palm moment! It seems that after Miz Louis-Dreyfus opened up about her father's death, several fans took to the social media site to incorrectly mourn the 68-year-old A-lister — because guess what, he's very much alive!
In fact, it didn't take long for Richard to take to Twitter to clarify the mix up as he wrote: