Salma on 30 Rock: Hysterical or Offensive?

For anyone who didn't manage to catch 30 Rock last night, we're sincerely sorry. Salma Hayek debuted her character, Elisa, Jack Donaghy’s (Alec Baldwin) ailing mother's nurse and it was one of the funniest half hours of TV we've seen in a while.

But we have to admit that there were a few cringe worthy moments when we felt like screaming, "Hold the telefono, Salma!" at the television. Her character slipped a little too far into Cha-Cha Caliente territory for our comfort at times. Then again, stereotypes exist for a reason and we must admit that we were falling off of our couch with laughter when Jack visited Elisa at her cousin's Quinceñera (held in Prospect Park, of course) and was handed a heaping plate of food and a baby immediately upon arrival.

If you didn't get a chance to watch it last night, you can check it out below.

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Mariela Rosario,

I'm a raging opinionista and I love to share my ramblings on everything from pop culture to food to stuff that makes me laugh & cry! I've worked in all types of media (TV, film, print) and was previously the online editor at Latina magazine before joining Mamás Latinas. On most nights you can find me working my way through my library of cookbooks or playing with my puppy Lola (my only child so far). I have a wonderful hubby who shares my passion for any and all kinds of travel. Together, we've formed a semi-professional wine drinking team.

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