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Britney Spears’ video tribute to the LGBTQ+ community inspires memes

Iconic.

Jun 24, 2020, 8:26 pm

Internet Culture

Moises Mendez II 

Moises Mendez II

Britney Spears’ commemoration of the LGBTQ+ community during Pride Month has become a meme.

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“To all my friends at the LGBTQ community,” she says in one of her iconic social media videos of herself.

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“You guys bring so much heart, passion, and articulate everything you do,” she continues. “Because of you, I’ve had the best nights of my life. I love you so much it hurts.”

https://twitter.com/britneyspears/status/1275554414829252608?s=20

Her boyfriend, Sam Asghari, can be heard in the background disrupting her video by shouting “Go LGBTQ!” She playfully yells back, “Baby! Be quiet!” and makes a shocked face into the camera. The video has over 1 million views so far.

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Once people noticed that she said “at the LGBTQ community,” fans had their ammo for a new meme.

“The way Britney said ‘at the LGBTQ Community; like we all live in a retirement home together,” @tkylemac tweeted.

User @heidiwood_ tweeted a remix version of “YMCA” with Spears now-immortalized one-liner added into the chorus of the song. 

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“Where is the LGBTQ community located?” another user, @mattjbernstein, asked.

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“Hi guys I’m at the LGBT community, where are you ???” user @rhysjharding joked.

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Spears’ love for the LGBTQ+ community is not new. She’s constantly been vocal about her support for the community and was awarded GLAAD’s Vanguard Award in 2018. 

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*First Published: Jun 24, 2020, 8:26 pm