mr chedda meme and character depicting a mouse wearing a suit while standing upright with his arms stretched upward.

Mr. Chedda

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About

Mr. Chedda, also known as Mista Chedda, is an AI-generated image of a mouse dressed in a suit and stretching its arms out as if greeting someone. First posted in December 2022, the animal achieved virality online in July 2023 as "Mr. Chedda" following a viral tweet with multiple cheese puns.

Origin

On December 12th, 2022, Twitter[1] user @funnygamedev posted an AI-generated image (presumably made with a tool like Midjourney) of a plump mouse in a business suit holding its arms outstretched as if in a greeting. The post received over 20 retweets and 140 likes in seven months (shown below).


funnygamedev: FD&C Red 40 enjoyer @funnygamedev w-- is this real????? 4:53 PM Dec 12, 2022 ??????? :

Spread

On July 21st, 2023, Twitter[2] user @usersauce tweeted an image of the mouse together with a viral photograph of five e-girls sitting in a car, captioning it with a humorous dialogue in which the mouse, referred to as Mr. Chedda, invited the girls to have a gouda time and took them to The Cheesecake Factory restaurant. The post (shown below) garnered over 13,200 retweets and 78,300 likes in four days.


sauce @usersauce You ladies ready to have a Gouda time?! (In unison) Yes Mr Chedda! Grate! First stop... the Cheesecake Factory! 10:00 PM . Jul 21, 2023 2.8M Views :

The tweet was widely shared online, including reposts on iFunny[3] and Instagram.[4] The viral spread of the post inspired more humorous posts featuring Mr. Chedda over the following days. For example, on July 24th, 2023, Twitter[5] user @bongoism posted a Dinner With Jay-Z or $500K meme that received over 4,800 retweets and 48,600 likes in one day (shown below).


bongo @bongoism $500,000 or dinner with mr chedda 1:05 PM. Jul 24, 2023 1.2M Views

2024 "Mr. Chedda Is AI Generated" Controversy

On January 6th, 2024, X[6] user @_flowersnax posted a drawing of Mr. Chedda, writing, "so it turns out the mista chedda pic is ai generated. so i took it upon myself to make a hand-drawn version here u go," garnering over 31,000 likes in three days (shown below).


professional deimos liker - 2% @_flowersnax so it turns out the mista chedda pic is ai generated. so i took it upon myself to make a hand-drawn version here u go 9:03 PM - Jan 6, 2024 - 4.1M Views :

The post inspired further redraws and redesigns of Mr. Chedda. On the same day, X[7] user @Wari_VA posted a redesign that gained over 98,000 likes in the same span of time (shown below).


Wari_OS_ retro OS vtuber @Wari_VA in light of news that mista cheddar is ai. behold. the non ai mista chedda 11:52 AM - Jan 6, 2024 2.9M Views . :

Various Examples


Captain Yurrie @slayerYurrie A bunch of burly rats surround Mr. Chedda, some of them carrying thumb tacks and needles... "You mess with the boss, you're gonna swiss you were never born." "We ain't gonna go cheesy on you." "It'd be feta for alls of us if you just walked away." sauce @usersauce Jul 21 You ladies ready to have a Gouda time?! (In unison) Yes Mr Chedda! Grate! First stop... the Cheesecake Factory! : 1:57 AM. Jul 23, 2023 · 1,187 Views julie 2shoes @hommelette this is really one of those posts that sticks in your mind. yes mr chedda sauce @usersauce Jul 21 You ladies ready to have a Gouda time?! (In unison) Yes Mr Chedda! Grate! First stop... the Cheesecake Factory! 3:45 PM Jul 23, 2023 618.1K Views My pudding person @JUNIPER mr chedda has announced his candidacy for president running as a democrat. initial polling has him at 33% with joe biden at 40%. political analysts are predicting a chedda sweep 9:16 AM Jul 25, 2023 34.6K Views

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External References

[1] Twitter – @funnygamedev

[2] Twitter – @usersauce

[3] iFunny – Colonel_

[4] Instagram – inzanelyrejected_denied

[5] Twitter – @bongoism

[6] X – _flowersnax

[7] X – Wari_VA

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