The Weeknd's 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show Sends Twitter Into a Meme Frenzy
On 13th February 2021
The Weeknd's expression inside the maze amused Twitter as netizens equated it with real-life situations and started a meme fest. The Weeknd's act appeared to sum up all sorts of anxious circumstances for people on the Internet, from missing one's mother at the superstore to searching for a face-mask during the pandemic.
There were also unforgettable scenes from the Super Bowl LV Halftime show of The Weeknd's Robot choirs, an army of bandaged henchmen, fireworks galore. Yet Twitter users have discovered a moment that doesn't make you forget.
Users on Twitter saw this moment and wanted to turn it into a meme; in terms of captions, viewers were given infinite leeway for the brief clip of The Weeknd running backstage and looking around frantically.
Here are only a couple of the ways Twitter users have turned the success of The Weeknd into their new meme: from different encounters surrounding moms in department stores to the peculiar truth of apartment shopping in a worldwide pandemic:
Chiefs fans looking for a way out of this Super Bowl nightmare
When mom says you can pick out one cereal from the cereal aisle
With my mom at the mall when I look up from the Gameboy and realize I’ve been following a random lady for 10 minutes
Me trying to follow the hostess to my table at the Cheesecake Factory
5 year old me in the grocery store looking for my mom
Middle school me trying to figure out how to use a fisheye lens on my iPhone 6
Me looking for America's greatest diners, drive-ins & dives
Us giving the etymology of a word from the 1600s, and then trying to find a gif that fits
Me looking for toilet paper at Costco last March.
Me looking for Bruno Mars so I can make him release music
Me sneaking backstage trying to find the sound board to turn abel's mic up.
6-year-old me looking for my mom in walmart
Trying to find Chromatica Oreos
Me, trapped in the rhony opening credits
The GOP still looking for evidence of voter fraud in the 2020 election