Hello Bro / Hello Vro meme.

Hello Bro / Hello Vro

Part of a series on Papyrus Irony. [View Related Entries]

Updated Mar 06, 2024 at 02:57PM EST by Owen.

Added Mar 03, 2024 at 08:57PM EST by Owen.

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

Related Explainer: What's The 'Hello Bro' And 'Hello Vro' Meme? The Viral 'Hood Irony' Trend With Cute Animals Explained


Hello Bro and Hello Vro, often written in copy-paste cursive with a heart emoji like ๐“—๐“ฎ๐“ต๐“ต๐“ธ ๐“‘๐“ป๐“ธ โค๏ธ and ๐“—๐“ฎ๐“ต๐“ต๐“ธ ๐“ฅ๐“ป๐“ธ โค๏ธ, are catchphrases used in a series of a Papyrus Irony memes common on Instagram and TikTok, showing a cute animal (like a cat or dog) wholesomely saying, "Hello bro" or "Hello vro" (as in the XXXTentacion affiliated slang variation of "bro"). The most popular versions of the meme use a red ball saying "Hello bro" and SpongeBob saying the phrase. The meme started on Twitter / X and Instagram in late 2023, prominent among Hood Irony meme circles. In early 2024, a series of Slow Fade-In Irony videos on TikTok used Hello Bro and Hello Vro. Overall, "Hello Bro" is likely a variation of the Hello Nigga meme.


Currently, the earliest known "Hello Bro" meme was posted by X[1] user @hongebob on September 3rd, 2023, who shared an edited calculator app screenshot that read the phrase, gaining over 520 likes in six months (shown below).

Honge bo @hongebob Shared that post with my calculator This what it told me Hello Bro C 7 4 1 +/- 8 LO 5 2 2:24 PM Sep 3, 2023 53.1K Views % 9 6 3 โ€ขยท|ยท X : 0 +


On September 25th, 2023, Instagram[2] user @tearfanta posted a Still The Craziest DM meme that showed a message from "Hongebob" reading "๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“ต๐“ต๐“ธ ๐“‘๐“ป๐“ธ โค๏ธ," gaining over 1,700 likes in six months (shown below, left).

The meme was likely taken from X user @hongebob, however, the original post is not on the user's X account as of March 4th, 2023. It resembles other skewed screenshot memes posted by X[3] user @hongebob earlier in 2023 (example shown below, right).

Q Search Primary General Hongebob โ€ข Hello bro now 3 Still the craziest dm I've recieved nappy @zNapsta give me a band foenem 17 Hong @hongebob The Beatles

On October 28th, 2023, Instagram[4] user @splongebob posted a similar meme that followed the Insecurity and Anxiety Text Messages format, gaining over 12,600 likes in five months (shown below, left).

On November 26th, 2023, Insatgram[5] user @splongebob posted another meme that followed the trend, receiving over 15,700 likes in four months (shown below, right).

MESSAGES Anxiety What if you're not good enough MESSAGES Depression Everyone hates you MESSAGES Pongebob hello bro Hello bro New York @splongebob

On November 30th, 2023, X[6] user @c1trusshark posted started a thread of "these rainbow balls communication cards" leading with an image of a red ball saying "Hello bro" (shown below, top left). The initial tweet gained over 22,000 likes in four months.

X[6] user @c1trusshark continued the thread with multiple colored balls saying variations of the phrasal template "X Bro" (examples shown below). It is currently unknown who created the original red ball saying, "Hello Bro" image.

Hello Bro Goodbye Bro Maybe Bro Yes Bro No Bro Oh No Bro

Hello Vro

Going into early 2024, variations of the meme using the XXXTentacion slang term "Vro" surfaced online, likely inspired by Instagram[7] user @ug2sick's usage of "vro in late 2022 (examples shown below).

i dont even care anymore vro 3 Normal Yo vro hop hop on the game FREAKNITE Buenos Aires

The first known "Hello Vro" meme on TikTok was posted by TikToker[8] @ssluggs on January 22nd, 2024, gaining over 3,700 plays and 90 likes in two months (shown below, left).

In February 2024, iterations became increasingly viral, like one video posted by TikToker[9] @jimbo182638 on February 15th, 2024, receiving over 896,400 plays and 198,000 likes in three weeks (shown below, right).

@ssluggs โค๏ธ #cats #love #catsoftiktok #catstok โ™ฌ original sound โ€“ ssluggerr

@jimbo182638 hello vroโ€ฆ ๐Ÿ’™ #fyp #whatthefluff #riodejaneiro #kitten #lilb #imogenheap โ™ฌ son original โ€“ ๏ธŽ

Various Examples

hello bro hello broo when i send this what i mean e 163 E ยฃยฒ 95 Bro

@ruhmboy โค๏ธ #ruhmboy #evangelion #playboicarti โ™ฌ Mass Anasthesia โ€“ Teaโ‹†หš๐Ÿ—๏ธห–ยฐ

@unclefuego majestic ound๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ™ #real #unclefuegoism #relateable #algorithm #vro #๐Ÿ’™ โ™ฌ son original โ€“ ๏ธŽ

Search Interest

External References

[1] X โ€“ @hongebob

[2] Instagram โ€“ @tearfanta

[3] X โ€“ @hongebob

[4] Instagram โ€“ @splongebob

[5] Instagram โ€“ @splongebob

[6] X โ€“ @c1trusshark

[7] Instagram โ€“ @ug2sick

[8] TikTok โ€“ @ssluggs

[9] TikTok โ€“ @jimbo182638

Recent Videos

There are no videos currently available.

Recent Images 16 total

+ Add a Comment

Comments (0)

There are no comments currently available.

Display Comments

Add a Comment

Howdy! You must login or signup first!