The Brief: A moment from Michael Cohen's testimony before Congress become a relatable meme about dating.
Michael Cohen’s opening remarks to the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday included the following statement in reference to Donald Trump:
“[m]any times I ignored my conscience and acted loyal to a man when I should not have.”
Twitter user @maddylanier screenshotted an image from CNN’s coverage of the hearing where they highlighted his quote “I acted loyal to a man when I should not have.” She captioned it “welcome to the club b**ch.” This tweet went viral, with people across the globe relating to it as a hilarious and all-too-true portrayal of the perils of dating men. This meme has been reposted onto a number of social media sites, where people bond over the mistakes they’ve made and the men they’ve acted loyal to when they should not have.
welcome to the club bitch pic.twitter.com/VU47GTwd1U
— madds (@maddylanier) February 28, 2019
what ariana grande song is “i acted loyal to a man when i should not have” from?
— Krupa (@krupkrupkrup) March 1, 2019