"There's no shame in being second best," according to Aziz Ansari

By Tierney McAfee
Updated January 10, 2016 10:15 PM

You won’t catch Aziz Ansari being a sore loser.

The Master of None creator and star, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a TV comedy or musical for the hit Netflix series, jokingly showed off his secret to being a good sport at the awards ceremony – a book titled Losing to Jeffrey Tambor with Dignity.

Tambor, who was nominated in the same category for his performance as a transgender woman in the Amazon series Transparent, was indeed stiff competition – but the award ended up going to Gael Garcéa Bernal for Mozart in the Jungle.

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A picture of Ansari reading the faux book was posted to the Golden Globe Awards Twitter account, along with the caption: “@azizansari read the wrong book. #congratsgael #goldenglobes pic.twitter.com/8BIKGBsiAy.”

The 73rd annual Golden Globes, hosted by Ricky Gervais, are being presented live from Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on NBC.