9 Best Memes And Jokes From The 2017 Oscars

by Erika W. Smith

We already rounded up the Oscars moments you should care about, including wins from Moonlight, Viola Davis, and Mahershala Ali. But we think you might enjoy an Oscars-related laugh as well. Here are the best memes from the 2017 Oscars:

1. And the Best Picture goes to…

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.12.38 PMTwitter/Jen Lewis, @thisjenlewis

When the La La Land/Moonlight switch up happened, a La La Land producer held up the Best Picture card to show that he wasn’t kidding when he said that Moonlight was the real winner. Now, people are photoshopping the card to show other winners — like Beyoncé’s Lemonade or Hillary Clinton for the 2016 elections. (IF ONLY.)

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.13.24 PMTwitter/rachel, @ohhoe

2. Steve Harvey’s, M. Night Shyamalan’s, and Miss Universe’s reactions

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.35.10 PMTwitter/Steve Harvey, @IAmSteveHarvey

Steve Harvey, Miss Universe, and M. Night Shyamalan had great responses to the mix up.

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.32.12 PMTwitter/M. Night Shyamala, @MNightShyamalan

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.36.01 PMTwitter/Miss Universe, @MissUniverse

3. Plus this work of art…

Screen Shot 2017 02 27 at 12.19.01 PMTwitter/rafael, @rafaeljkls

4. Mahershala Ali with his Oscar

Screen Shot 2017 02 27 at 12.28.44 PMTwitter/Michael Brown, @boyinquestion

Another expert Photoshopper edited the scene from Moonlight where Mahershala Ali’s character teaches Chiron (Alex Hibbert) to swim, replacing Chiron with a giant Oscar.

5. Me or my self or my other self

Screen Shot 2017 02 27 at 12.37.24 PMTwitter/@DAREDEVIILS

A perfect twist on the “don’t talk to me or my son ever again” meme, starring the three actors who play different ages of Chiron in Moonlight.

6. Leo and his Oscar

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.20.24 PMTwitter/Keely Flaherty, @flahertykeely

Leonardo DiCaprio may have finally won an Oscar last year, but that didn’t stop the Leo Oscar jokes.

Screen Shot 2017-02-27 at 12.39.26 PMTwitter/#1 Rachel, @rachel

7. Asian representation

Screen Shot 2017 02 27 at 12.29.44 PMTwitter/Preeti Chhibber, @runwithskizzers

Quite a few white actors who have played whitewashed Asian characters were on the red carpet or up for awards — which led to a few great tweets.

8. Gary from Chicago
Screen Shot 2017 02 27 at 12.22.23 PMTwitter/Alex Medina, @mrmedina
Gary from Chicago was the only bright spot of a cringeworthy prank in which Jimmy Kimmel brought in some plebs from a tour bus to be impressed by all the celebs. Tourist Gary from Chicago introduced himself to the crowd, as well as a ton of celebs — and when Jimmy Kimmel asked him if he was ignoring white celebs, he had a great answer.

9. Nicole Kidman’s clapping

Screen Shot 2017 02 27 at 1.00.14 PMTwitter/#1 Rachel, @rachel

Just……..what is this.


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