The Brief: Memes of Lady Gaga talking to the National Guard are going viral on Twitter.
On Jan. 20, Lady Gaga sang the national anthem at the 2021 Presidential Inauguration Ceremony for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. The day before, she was snapped speaking to the National Guard.
NEW PICTURES: Lady Gaga speaking to the National Guard outside Capitol Hill, in Washington DC. (Jan. 19)
— GAGAIMAGES 📸 (@gagaimages) January 19, 2021
Lady Gaga stops to pose for a picture with the National Guard in Washington, DC today pic.twitter.com/toR3v0ILkK
— ⚔️ GAGA DAILY ⚔️ (@gagadaily) January 19, 2021
The moment instantly became a meme. Like this one which depicted Gaga as a villain sending for her arch nemesis.
“Find Madonna. Bring her to me.” pic.twitter.com/F0b21IjNnx
— Mike Tague (@rhymeswithbeg) January 19, 2021
Here she’s prepping guard members to perform some of her most iconic choreo.
“and then it goes: rain. on. ME. then we jump on cue, got it?” pic.twitter.com/f3mLrYpA0n
— jackson davies (@actualjack) January 20, 2021
A few memes imagined her talking music with the guard members.
Gaga: “Did you listen to Chromatica?” https://t.co/VCpTB2YZK3
— La Que Puede™ (@KarielArgenis) January 20, 2021
— Gerard (@gwayathat) January 19, 2021
“There’s going to be 100 people in the room” https://t.co/G6Bd6oWg3u
— Santi🇨🇴 (@__Santiiii__) January 19, 2021
There were also many film and TV references.
omfg she’s giving me movie heroine realness https://t.co/7NDtSeN5Tu
— Head empty, no thoughts (@D_Radiance) January 20, 2021
Like this one comparing Gaga to Game Of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen.
"You have been slaves all your life. Today I give you freedom. Any man who wishes to leave may leave, and no one will harm him. I give you my word. Will you fight for me? As free men?"
— ᴴᵃʳˡᵉʸ (@harleyones) January 19, 2021
This looks like a scene out of the hunger games https://t.co/LrUM6JVFPk
— ceci (@_camaleon__) January 20, 2021
Hulu’s Handmaid’s Tale:
This looks like the handmaids tale https://t.co/FGiiUjsAGi
— Lias ✨ (@liasisback) January 20, 2021
Princess Leia gets intel from rebellion soldiers. https://t.co/nJOvBJDQo0
— Mitchell Harrison (@Mtchl_Hrrsn) January 19, 2021
White Vador with Stromguarder https://t.co/JknXApD84u
— il·lusions 🐍 (@sam_dos_santos) January 19, 2021