Eva Longoria at the “End of” Her “Rope” Before Golden Globes

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Looking good is the best revenge!

In her first red carpet appearance since her highly-publicized split from husband Tony Parker, Eva Longoria looked stunning in an all-black Zac Posen gown that grazed the floor.

But the day before the big bash, the newly-single actress, 35, struggled to keep her spirits up.

"Another great quote 'When you are at the end of your rope, tie a knot on the end and hang on!' Much needed advice right now for me!!!" she Tweeted Saturday night.

Half an hour later, she thanked a sweet fan who wrote: "your fans who love U are supporting U! Yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery."

By Golden Globes day, she was feeling more cheerful — Tweeting pics from her hotel gallery as she prepped her hair (with pal Ken Paves) and makeup.

The Desperate Housewives star nearly tripped on her long train as she presented one of the first awards of the night.

 "Yep, I almost fell, but as always I will land on my feet! Haha," she quipped. Her seat companion for the night was also a newly-single star.

"Yes I am sitting next to Zac Efron. I'm sure millions of young girls are very jealous right now!"

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