Today’s big story is what memes were made for. Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, among others, are being indicted for bribing their children’s way into college. (Loughlin spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to get her daughter into the University of Southern California, which angers me, because that was my dream school—if I knew my mom only had to pay a half a million for me to go, I would have begged!)
Twitter is having a field day, of course, and I’ve been collecting the finest of the celebrity-based memes for your perusal.
First, let us look at the lovely tweets about our dear Aunt Becky. For those who may have forgotten, Lori Loughlin played Rebecca in Full House and so … of course, we’re having fun! Childhood nostalgia meets scandal.
For $500,000 my child better be getting into Hogwarts, forget USC. Damn Aunt Becky pic.twitter.com/Dqh0I2Y9mg
— Simone Scott (@Simone_Scott) March 12, 2019
Judge: Your still lookin at 29 years..
6ix9ine: You remember aunt becky…? pic.twitter.com/tb77YRMboE
— tay (@tayyy715) March 12, 2019
I made a song for Aunt Becky. pic.twitter.com/vRWrg3sXq3
— Akilah Hughes (@AkilahObviously) March 12, 2019
Aunt Becky’s spin-off show is gonna be so good pic.twitter.com/TRr7RrWHIm
— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) March 12, 2019
First Aunt Becky witness called to the stand pic.twitter.com/ENEPkOPJBE
— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) March 12, 2019
I’m not mad at you, Aunt Becky, I’m just disappointed pic.twitter.com/hUZcw3iU1H
— Cass Anderson (@casspa) March 12, 2019
— Activian Rhapsody (@missunitedface) March 12, 2019
When you gotta break aunt Becky out of jail. pic.twitter.com/ouwPjstDnV
— Travon Free (@Travon) March 12, 2019
Sis…….. imagine being on a plane to LAX and watching Lori Loughlin having a meltdown in first class https://t.co/w0tYYf1GxN
— Ira Madison III (@ira) March 12, 2019
Then came the Felicity Huffman memes …
Donald Trump Jr trying to dunk on Felicity Huffman because she’s a parent who abused her wealth to give her kids massively unfair advantages is my entry for the Lack of Self Awareness Office Pool. pic.twitter.com/gHH3Dvpt2E
— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) March 12, 2019
march madness: who will play felicity huffman in college cheating film? pic.twitter.com/XdnTnKRWZK
— dilara elbir (@elbirdilara) March 12, 2019
we WILL be getting laura dern an academy award for portraying felicity huffman pic.twitter.com/m98e2bN6kc
— laura j. brown (@laurjbrown) March 12, 2019
— out of context desperate housewives (@DHnocontext) March 12, 2019
— Alexis “Bring Back Bunheads” Wilson (@sassyblackdiva) March 12, 2019
When I decided to sleep in this morning, I had no idea one of the consequences would be, “all the good Felicity Huffman is getting arrested jokes would be tweeted already.”
— Joel Kim Booster (@ihatejoelkim) March 12, 2019
— Tom Zohar (@TomZohar) March 12, 2019
And lest the menfolk be forgotten …
Note: this references Felicity Huffman’s “husband,” who is actor William H. Macy. It also references Lori Loughlin’s “husband,” who is the fashion designer Mossimo.
Why are the moms the only ones named in media reports? Asking out of genuine curiosity, but bet I know the answer. https://t.co/ZQKCsD0qx7
— Elizabeth C. McLaughlin (@ECMcLaughlin) March 12, 2019
The Fargo memes are flying after actor William H. Macy was linked to a college admissions cheating scandal. https://t.co/uPlbNOhWy3
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) March 12, 2019
Pretty crazy that William H Macy has a good shot of getting arrested for something every single William H Macy character would get arrested for.
— Kaleb Horton (@kalebhorton) March 12, 2019
I can’t believe William H. Macy became accidentally embroiled in a ridiculous federal crime and it’s not in a Coen brothers movie
— Dana Schwartz (@DanaSchwartzzz) March 12, 2019
William H. Macy on the phone with the admissions office right now pic.twitter.com/GsYsjvv3C2
— Sady Doyle (@sadydoyle) March 12, 2019
I’m sorry but I’m imagining William H Macy and Felicity Huffman having a lot of tight lipped conversations about this on the phone and just laughing to myself
— nuanced opinion guy (@charles_kinbote) March 12, 2019
My favorites among the meme group, however, are the tweets about both Huffman and Loughlin.
If only there was a succinct turn of phrase these kids could have used to inform their parents they were not desirous of their life path… https://t.co/cxOTDI5J1B
— James Van Der Beek (@vanderjames) March 12, 2019
felicity huffman entering prison and seeing lori loughlin pic.twitter.com/I9WEpfO7qr
— mark (@markamlz) March 12, 2019
lori loughlin when she heard felicity huffman had been taken into federal custody pic.twitter.com/FijptiRkSl
— Nick Usen (@nickusen) March 12, 2019
Particularly this Allison Janney one:
felicity huffman arriving to prison and reuniting with lori loughlin pic.twitter.com/1E1rqkSv8O
— gillian (@camillespreaker) March 12, 2019
Please keep the memes coming. This is truly a special day on the Internet. What a time to be alive, as we learned how the already rich and privileged are afforded even more of a leg-up than they had before, illegally! Why not just fund and name a building on-campus in the traditional American way?
(via Twitter, image: LISA O’CONNOR, TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images)
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