Roll Safe (Kayode Ewumi)
The meme is based on the actor Kayode Ewumi’s role in the 2016 BBC Three mini-documentary series “Hood Documentary,” in which he is shown pointing to his head and smiling after remarking that a woman is “beautiful” because “she’s got amazing brains.” Kayode Ewumi is a 27-year-old Nigerian actress.
Aliens Are To Blame For Everything (Giorgio Tsoukalos)
Giorgio Tsoukalos, a Swiss-born writer, ufologist, TV presenter, and producer, is the man behind the famous meme. The actor is most known for his roles in the television series “Ancient Aliens.” Giorgio is a believer in the pseudoarchaeological hypothesis that ancient alien astronauts communicated with prehistoric people.
Confused Nick Young (Nick Young)
A screenshot from a 2014 episode of the YouTube web series “Thru The Lens” features NBA basketball player Nick Young. When Nick’s mother asserts that he was “a clown” when he was younger, he has a puzzled expression on his face.
Blinking White Guy (Drew Scanlon)
Drew Scanlon is the man who stars in this classic meme. The GIF was created during a live stream in 2013, when Drew Scanlon was a video producer at Giant Bomb, a popular gaming website. Scanlon observed editor-in-chief Jeff Gerstmann playing Starbound, a two-dimensional action-adventure game, during one of the team’s weekly “Unprofessional Fridays” events. “I’ve been doing some farming with my h*e,” Gerstmann explained. Scanlon reacted with the now-famous “Blinking White Guy” face.
Scumbag Steve (Blake Boston)
The image was taken from the cover of the rap group Beantown Mafia’s album “Ma Gangsta,” and was first shared on Reddit in January 2011. Blake Boston, popularly known as “Weezy B,” is the subject of the photograph. Blake said in an interview with Know Your Meme that the photo was taken by his mother. “In my life, I have no regrets… no matter what I do. I can utterly screw up on anything and not feel bad about it. Because, at the end of the day, it’s what makes me who I am, therefore if I could go back in time, I wouldn’t change anything “In an interview with RoughDraft TV, the man stated.
First World Problems (Silvia Bottini)
Silvia Bottini, the woman from the “First-World Problems” meme, turns out to be an award-winning Italian actress.
Bad Luck Brian (Kyle Craven)
After Ian Davies posted a yearbook photo of his friend Kyle Craven to Reddit in January 2012 with the message “Takes driving test.?.?. obtains first DUI,” the photo became a meme. Kyle allegedly wiped his face with a sweatshirt to make it red and adopted an arrogant smile before taking the photo. The meme is commonly used to depict a wide range of unfortunate, humiliating, and terrible occurrences.
Grumpy Cat (Tardar Sauce)
Tardar Sauce, aka Grumpy Cat, rose to prominence when a few of her images were shared on Reddit in late September 2012. The cat was famous for her perpetual grumpiness, which was caused by an underbite and feline dwarfism. The official Instagram account of Grumpy Cat has almost 2.5 million followers. Sadly, the cat died in May 2019 at the age of seven.
Trying To Hold A Fart Next To A Cute Girl In Class (Michael McGee)
The meme began in 2014, when Reddit user aaduk ala posted a photo to the /r/funny subreddit titled “Trying to hold a fart next to a pretty girl in class.” Mike McGee told Unilad, “Well, the person who shot the picture has been a good friend of mine since I first moved out here to Texas, so he knew I could do the look whenever I wanted.” “So he advised me to compose a witty Twitter caption and to make the face. He posted it, and it went viral about two or three months later!”
Overly Attached Girlfriend (Laina Morris)
After a YouTuber named Laina Morris produced a video in which she performs a parody of Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” with customised lyrics that were viewed as clingy, the meme was established in 2012. The video was made in response to Justin Bieber’s announcement of an online singing competition to promote his celebrity fragrance “Girlfriend.” Morris has had to deal with some severe privacy issues since becoming a meme, including outsiders seeing her personal Facebook page and talking to her pals, as well as people attempting to obtain her college records. Morris confirmed her final departure from YouTube in 2019.
Side-Eyeing Chloe (Chloe)
Chloe became famous after YouTuber KAftC posted a video titled “Lily’s Disneyland Surprise… AGAIN” in 2013, which showed two sisters, Lily and Chloe, reacting to the news of a surprise trip to Disneyland on their way to school. While Lily is in tears of delight, Chloe is caught looking right into the camera with a puzzled expression on her face, as if she doesn’t understand what’s going on. Check out Chloe’s personal Instagram account, which has over 580k followers, to see more of her and how much she’s changed.
Disaster Girl (Zoe Roth)
The iconic photograph was taken in 2004 by Zoe Roth’s father, Dave Roth, while she stood two blocks away from their home in Mebane, North Carolina, watching firemen suppress the inferno. Dave put the shot into a photography magazine competition in November 2007 and won. The shot was then featured in the magazine. Since then, Zoe’s photo has been transformed into photos of a variety of notable events, and it has gone viral. Zoe told Refinery 29 a couple years ago, “I’d love for the meme to help me get into or pay for college somehow,” she also said “But I ultimately want people to know me for me.”
The meme gained popularity in 2013 when its creator posted a photo of her rescue Shiba Inu puppy Kabosu to her personal blog in 2010. Kabosu is seen seated on a couch, his eyebrows lifted, gazing sideways at the camera. Kabosu has an Instagram account and is 15 years old.
Success Kid (Sam Griner)
After Laney Griner shared a photo of her kid Sam trying to eat sand on Flickr in 2007, the meme was born. The photo first gained notoriety as part of a meme called “I Hate Sandcastles,” which implied that the boy had just destroyed another child’s sandcastle. Laney Griner apparently didn’t like the meme’s context because she thought it made her son look like a bully when, in fact, he liked sandcastles. But then came the “Success Kid” meme, which the woman welcomed. Since then, the image has appeared in a variety of advertisements, as well as on Hot Topic shirts, Xbox screensavers, and other products.