Meryl Streep meme updated at the Oscars.

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Meryl Streep updated her own meme at the 2018 Oscars

Only Meryl Streep can update her own meme.

 

Tess Cagle

Internet Culture

Published Mar 5, 2018   Updated May 21, 2021, 10:49 pm CDT

Meryl Streep didn’t take home another Oscar on Sunday night, but she did inspire a new meme. Well, it’s actually an updated version of an old meme.

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Last year, fans turned a screenshot of Streep expressing her admiration for Debbie Reynolds during the 2015 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards ceremony into a meme of themselves finishing song lyrics.

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Streep graced the internet Sunday night with an updated photo of her to use for the classic Shouting Meryl Streep meme. Fans took notice and didn’t miss an opportunity to re-meme the 68-year-old actress.

https://twitter.com/meanpIastic/status/970512828657385473

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In other news, folks on Twitter also thought Streep looked an awful lot like the fairy godmother from Shrek 2.

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Streep was nominated for best actress for her role as Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham in The Post. She’s the most nominated actor in the history of the Academy Awards with 21 nominations and three wins. And she knows how to update her own meme, which deserves a separate award.

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*First Published: Mar 5, 2018, 8:52 am CST