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You’ll feel guilty for laughing at these #worstpersonatafuneral vines

These vines are so funny, but oh so wrong.

 

Greg Seals

Internet Culture

Published Mar 13, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 7:48 am CDT

From posting selfies at funerals to mourning the death of robot dogs, our generation has pretty much made a mockery out of the solemn ritual of burying the dead.

So how do you go about telling the social media set how to behave at a funeral? By taking over Vine with the trending topic #worstpersonatafuneral. 

The hilarious hashtag surfaced on Thursday thanks to a few brief six-second sketches by Vine star J. Cyrus. The musician and comedian posted vignettes of himself as, you guessed it, the worst person at a funeral. 

https://vine.co/v/O9HAmdT1rFn

From making obnoxious jokes at the expense of the deceased to eulogizing the dead by talking about the time you took their virginity, Cyrus’ posts were as hilarious as they were morally reprehensible. 

https://vine.co/v/O9HMuhU21hK

The idea caught on quickly. 

https://vine.co/v/O9HdjxdX7q2

https://vine.co/v/O9wdmTO2JdU

https://vine.co/v/O9HtAPn63tJ

https://vine.co/v/O9HQdT97e05

https://vine.co/v/O9HBZuHYUTH

https://vine.co/v/O9XUYtx3P6b

https://vine.co/v/O9wivUbX6KB

https://vine.co/v/O9HTUE602tW

Death: you’re doing it right, but also oh so wrong. 

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*First Published: Mar 13, 2015, 3:29 pm CDT