Miserable Michael Myers

Miserable Michael Myers

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Added Nov 12, 2018 at 12:32PM EST by Matt.

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About

Miserable Michael Myers is a reaction image macro of a child wearing a Halloween costume of Michael Myers, the serial killer from the Halloween film series, and looking in the direction of the camera.

Origin

On October 30th, 2018, Instagram [3] user @s.grate posted a since-deleted video of several children in a car wearing Halloween costumes, including one child wearing a Michael Myers costume who looked at the camera. The post was later uploaded to Twitter [1] on October 31st by @sgrate_. The tweet received more than 850 retweets, 2,700 likes and 71,000 views in less than two weeks.


That day, ahead of reposting the original video, @sgrate_ tweeted[2] a video of the child in the Michael Myers costume with the caption "Me: my homeboy tryna talk to you Her:which one? Me: The One in The back . *Looks In Back*. The post received more than 129,000 retweets, 369,000 likes and 7.5 million views in two weeks (shown below).


Spread

Following the post, people began using the image as an expression of restrained anger or disgust. On November 1st, Twitter[4] tweeted the image with the caption "when the lyft driver locks the door." The tweet received more than 6,100 retweets and 19,000 likes in less than two weeks (shown below, left). Twitter[5] user @muhfugginjkells tweeted, "When the ugly home girl get in the backseat with you and then ask 'Why you all the way over there?' This how you be looking at your nigga that said she was 'Aight.'" The tweet received more than 10,000 retweets and 30,000 likes in less than two weeks (shown below, center).

On November 6th, Twitter[6] user @lipglosse paired the image with statical breakdown of the Texas Senatorial election by demographic with the caption "based on these results y'all should leave black women alone."

On November 9th, The Daily Dot [7] published a listicle about the meme.


when the lyft driver locks the door When the ugly home girl get in the backseat with you and then ask "Why you all the way over there?" This how you be looking at your n---- that said she was "Aight". based on these results y'all should leave black women alone Race by gender Cruz No Answer White men 28% 71% 1% 28% White women 39% 59% 2% 31% Black men 6% 84% 16% N/A Black women 95% 4% 1% 6% Latino men 60% 39% 1% 11% Latino women 66% 34% N/A 13% Others 46% 54% N/A

Various Examples


When you get in the Uber and the driver start talking: When you on your 8th "damn that's crazy" and they still telling you they story when it's 4am & someone in the car asks "what's the next move?'"
When after a hot party you get into a taxi: my friends, family and boyfriend: pointing out that i've said multiple times in one week that i'm going to start eating healthy me, not ever intending to actually eat healthy:

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