#HimToo Is the Best Internet Meme in a Long Time
Memes are a never-ending game that no one will win but the new #HimToo trend is hilarious
Why does an Internet Meme take over? No one really knows. Suddenly someone catches a funny thing, we all go on tangents, and then there are mass Twitter threads dedicated to whatever the meme has become. The latest meme that took over the Internet is #HimToo, and it shifted into something wholesome—a rare thing in memeland.
When a mother said that her son is afraid to go on dates because of what women will lie about, the internet couldn’t just let that go, but the story has a happy ending.
This entire thing started because of this since-deleted tweet.
If you are seeing the #himtoo hashtag and are utterly confused as to why so many people are posting photos of men who are clearly NOT their sons with the same text copy/pasted, this is what started it.
@MarlaReynoldsC3 has since deleted her account. pic.twitter.com/Q5XPj2I9Fe
— Holly Fιɢυeroα O’Reιlly (@AynRandPaulRyan) October 8, 2018
The result was everyone has picked their own “sons” and and doled out the snark.
This is MY son. He is a good boy. A very good boy. He respects women who think happy thoughts and that’s a good thing. A very good thing. He won’t go on dates because he’s wished nearly everyone into the cornfield. I VOTE. #HimToo pic.twitter.com/WaTgX3gpF9
— Gladstone (@WGladstone) October 8, 2018
Buster got all these awards in the Army. That’s why we vote #HimToo.
This is my son. He won all those awards at Army. He was #1 in drinking juice. He loves his mother. He won’t go on solo dates with women who aren’t as old as his mother because of the current climate against men. #HimToo pic.twitter.com/wnip5Ool3m
— Gritty is my king (@kmart93) October 8, 2018
He MAY have murdered his own mother but still, I vote for him.
This is MY son. He singlehandedly runs a small hotel. He’s a homeowner. He knows a boy’s best friend is his mother. He goes a little mad sometimes. He won’t go on solo dates due to the current climate of false accusations by radical anti-shower-stabbing feminists. I VOTE. #HimToo pic.twitter.com/qSYY7Cy46E
— Night of the Living Marble (@living_marble) October 8, 2018
Steve Rogers needs our votes.
This is MY son. He graduated #1,231 in boot camp. He was injected with super serum. now he is #1 in boot camp. He is a gentleman who respects women and kills Hydra agents. He won’t go on solo dates due to the fact he is almost 100 years old. I VOTE. #HimToo pic.twitter.com/oQZGkzaIHb
— Netflix and Trill (@GoodKidDadCity) October 8, 2018
Hipster Hulk needs our love just as much as anyone else.
— Ashley C. Ford (@iSmashFizzle) October 8, 2018
We must support them all, even if our sons live down in a van down by the river.
This is my son. Hes a motivational speaker. He’s also 35, Divorced and lives in a van down by the river. He won’t go on solo dates due to the current climate of false sexual accusations by radical feminists who judge him by his van. #himtoo pic.twitter.com/ecXRoPYj1P
— 2BRX2B (@OhMyDrlin) October 9, 2018
He’s damaged. He needs our votes.
This is MY son. He graduated #1 in boot camp. He was awarded the USO award. He was #1 in A school. He is a gentleman who respects women. He won’t go on solo dates due to the current climate of false sexual accusations by radical feminists with an axe to grind. I VOTE. #HimToo pic.twitter.com/nujkA6qy8I
— Patrick Monahan (@pattymo) October 8, 2018
Peter Parker is the best of boys.
This is MY son. He made his very own web shooters. He did the Academic Decathlon. He wears cute sweaters. He is a gentleman who respects women. He likes Star Wars. He didn’t want to go. I VOTE. #HimToo pic.twitter.com/28KXzgOdfD
— rachel leishman (@RachelLeishman) October 8, 2018
Since the meme started, the Hanson brothers have spoken out about their mother’s Tweet.
— Jon Hanson (@DancinJonHanson) October 9, 2018
After that, Pieter Hanson—the featured sailor himself—took to the Internet in a newly-created Twitter account to tell us all that he #BelievesWomen. He explained that his mother was well-meaning, but Pieter does not actively support anything to do with #HimToo. “Let’s turn this around,” Pieter Tweeted, identifying himself as an ally, and, delightfully, a “cat dad.” (He has since shared several pictures of said cats.)
That was my Mom. Sometimes the people we love do things that hurt us without realizing it. Let’s turn this around. I respect and #BelieveWomen . I never have and never will support #HimToo . I’m a proud Navy vet, Cat Dad and Ally. Also, Twitter, your meme game is on point. pic.twitter.com/yZFkEjyB6L
— Pieter Hanson (@Thatwasmymom) October 9, 2018
This is a wholesome meme that doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon, so get your #HimToo tweets out there.
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