Thank You Kanye, Very Cool!

Thank You Kanye, Very Cool!

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Thank You Kanye, Very Cool! refers to a tweet submitted by 45th President of the United States Donald Trump in response to a tweet posted by Kanye West in late April 2018.

Origin

On April 25th, 2018, Kanye West posted a tweet referring to Trump as his "brother" and the two of them as "dragon energy." Within 24 hours, the tweet received more than 297,000 likes and 76,500 retweets. That day, Trump replied to the tweet, saying "Thank you Kanye, very cool!" (shown below). In one day, the tweet garnered more than 321,800 likes and 99,800 retweets.[1]


Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Thank you Kanye, very cool! KANYE WEST@kanyewest You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don't agree with everything anyone does. That's what makes us individuals. And we have the right to independent thought

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On April 26th, 2018, Redditor garrett0803 submitted a photoshop of the Twitter exchange in which West presents a stick figure illustration of himself holding hands with Trump to /r/me_irl (shown below, left).[2] That day, the image was reposted to the subreddit[3] /r/dankmemes. Meanwhile, the @Seinfeld2000[4] Twitter account posted an edit of the tweet in which West claims he is making an "x rated" version of the Bee Movie (shown below, right).


Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Thank you Kanye, very cool! KANYE WEST@kanyewest hi donald i drew u a picture of me and u idk its kinda dumb but i thought youd like it idk. Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Thank you Kanye, very cool KANYE WEST @kanyewest I am working on an x rated Bee Movie sequel where we see Barry B Benson and Vanessa have sex in graphic detail 4/25/18, 12:33 PM 88.4K Retweets 276K Likes

Shortly after, the Bee Movie image reached the front page of /r/MemeEconomy.[5] Meanwhile, Twitter user @tweetmommybop[6] criticized Trump for thanking West but ignoring the "Waffle House hero" (shown below, right). Also on April 25th, an "Infinity War Crossover" edit of the tweet reached the front page of /r/The_Donald[7] (shown below, right). In the coming days, several news sites published articles about the tweets, including


ΠΌΠΎ Ρ‚Π°Ρ‚ @tweetmommybop It's embarrassing that the president has tweeted multiple thank yous to Kanye West, but has yet to tweet a simple thank you to James Shaw Jr. the Waffle House hero. You: Infinity War is the most ambitious crossover ever Me: Donald J. Trump e @realDonaldTrump Thank you Kanye, very cool KANYE WEST @kanyewest You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don't agree with everything anyone does. That's w...

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External References

[1] Twitter – @realDonaldTrump

[2] Reddit – /r/me_irl

[3] Reddit – /r/dankmemes

[4] Twitter – @Seinfeld2000

[5] Reddit – /r/MemeEconomy

[6] Twitter – @tweetmommybop

[7] Reddit – /r/The_Donald

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