The Brief: Queen Elizabeth billboard memes photoshop a COVID-19 PSA billboard featuring the Queen.
On April 5, Queen Elizabeth II addressed the United Kingdom in a video about the COVID-19 pandemic. Because she wore a green dress in the video, memes circulated with her dress photoshopped to feature a variety of eccentric backgrounds. The Queen was also featured on a billboard in Piccadilly Circus London with the quote “We will be with our friends again; we will be with our families again; we will meet again.” Meme-makers took this as another opportunity to finesse their photo editing skills, this time in Queen Elizabeth billboard memes.
— BBC London (@BBCLondonNews) April 8, 2020
These memes change the words on the billboard to feature a variety of comedic, absurd, or disheartening messages, rather than the Queen’s actual quote. Similar to Bloomberg billboard memes, it seems that the internet couldn’t resist the opportunity to photoshop a prominently placed billboard from a well-known public figure.
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Queen Elizabeth Billboard Template
This template allows any clever meme-makers to add their own creative twist to Queen Elizabeth billboard memes.