The Brief: Memes of actress Debby Ryan's role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Radio Rebel have been circulating on Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram.
Memes of actress Debby Ryan’s over-the-top facial expressions from Radio Rebel and other movies are all over the internet. From out of context Hannah Montana memes to SpongeBob traveling the world in drag, people love to reminisce about media from their tweens and teens via memes.
Memes featuring Debby Ryan in Radio Rebel and other beloved but cringey movies combine nostalgia and playful roasts of some of her exaggerated acting moments. A popular iteration of these memes pairs a clip of Ryan making a flirtatious and coy face in Radio Rebel with relatable captions.
15 y/o me at a concert in the crowd acting different from the others so my fav can notice me pic.twitter.com/OcoQI3K2YC
— ¿alex? (@hoemoticon) May 2, 2020
— Mohamed khemiri (@m0hamedk01) May 4, 2020
— ciarrasanchez (@ciarrasanchez1) May 5, 2020
A photographer took pictures of people before and after she called them beautiful pic.twitter.com/xMEsIIZ4dP
— Star ➐ (@sillybarbz) May 6, 2020
Debby Ryan’s Response
Debby Ryan took these jokes well, tweeting “I was serious about my craft from a young age and studied technique alongside Roxanne from A Goofy Movie.”
I was serious about my craft from a young age and studied technique alongside Roxanne from A Goofy Movie pic.twitter.com/IyUGvL4zkw
— debbyryan (@DebbyRyan) April 30, 2020
Stan Twitter Memes
Stan Twitter has its own take on these memes, pairing Debby Ryan’s facial expression with similar ones from other celebrities, and adding text that implies the two are saying “hello” to each other.
hello jisoo hello debby ryan
from from jessie
— ali (@notkjis) May 5, 2020
hello debby ryan hello taylor swift pic.twitter.com/FIGYkK7SM1
— bogi (@BOGlTHEBEST) May 9, 2020
Radio Rebel TikTok Memes
On TikTok, people are reenacting Debby Ryan’s memorable scenes, revealing how ridiculous some of them seen.
WHY DOES SHE MAKE THESE FACES OH MY #radiorebel 😳
Other mutations of these memes include heavily edited mashup videos on Instagram.
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