In true millennial fashion, eagle-eyed viewers took to social media in a bid to outdo one and other with the wittiest memes.
From Prince George’s newfound love of My Chemical Romance to Sarah Ferguson’s major comeback, these were the best royal wedding memes to grace the Internet over the weekend.
When you invite your ex to the wedding
It was to be expected that the Internet would thrive on the fact that Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend, Chelsy Davy, was in attendance.
In the most meme-worthy fashion, live coverage caught her off-guard with social media users quick off the mark to call out her ‘saltiness’.
— Kirarenzi (@Ndle_Nkosi) May 19, 2018
— Sam Reynolds (@SunshineSam95) May 19, 2018
— ArrozConPollo (@KiannaBanana) May 19, 2018
— Hanna Ines Flint (@HannaFlint) May 19, 2018
When Meghan bagged a tiara
On Saturday 19 May, Meghan Markle became the Duchess of Sussex and the Internet couldn’t help but praise her regal ‘scheming’.
That face you make when you just took a stodgy, patriarchal tradition and lit it up with social justice preaching and a gospel choir. pic.twitter.com/FAAn2RkXbb
— Allen Marshall (@AllenCMarshall) May 19, 2018
Me when one of my zany schemes finally pays off: pic.twitter.com/4S2Px38qgL
— Joe (@justsaynotojoe) May 19, 2018
*turns to camera*
yeah i did that
— Mark Di Stefano (@MarkDiStef) May 19, 2018
When the page boy summed up our royal wedding mood
One of Jessica Mulroney’s twin sons stole the spotlight at Harry and Meghan’s wedding by summing up every royal fan’s mood with one, almighty grin.
This page boy’s face, (one of the Mulroney boys, Brian or John) was everyone’s face watching this wedding!!#royalwedding #RoyalWedding2018 #HarryAndMeghan #MeghanAndHarry #MulroneyTwins pic.twitter.com/mEbfmJYEJa
— Lea (@CrayCrayRules) May 19, 2018
Prince George’s royal wedding look
Whether it was inspired by My Chemical Romance or Harry Potter, we will never know but the Internet sure had fun speculating.
i see prince george has discovered my chemical romance pic.twitter.com/2ywbkgT0n9
— eve barlow (@Eve_Barlow) May 19, 2018
When Prince George was over the wedding five minutes in
Ever since Princess Charlotte’s adorable wave at St Mary’s Hospital last month, Prince George has been in his sister’s shadow. But it turns out, he couldn’t care less.
— Andrew Macfarlane (@andrewmacfnz) May 19, 2018
— Mimi (@MimiShikshin) May 19, 2018
— ❁ (@katarasdraco) May 19, 2018
There was obviously a ‘Suits’ reference…
It couldn’t be Meghan’s wedding without a ‘Suits’ reference and former co-star, Rick Hoffman, took it for the team. The actor – famed for playing Louis Litt on the hit series – was mocked for his strange facial expressions throughout the ceremony.
To put rumours to rest, he took to Twitter to explain: “To answer any questions about the weird face that was made at the wedding. Imagine sitting next to people to your right and not knowing which person it was that has halitosis.”
— S E L L I S (@sellisx) May 19, 2018
— cobie love account (@schcrbatskys) May 19, 2018
— Kulie Kaur (@kuliekaur) May 19, 2018
— James (@jrpascoe) May 19, 2018
The Queen’s green screen aesthetic
The Queen is renowned for her penchant for co-ords but didn’t quite avoid the memes this time around.
— JOE.co.uk (@JOE_co_uk) May 19, 2018
When Amal Clooney brought Curious George to the wedding
We initially believed that the A-list couple delivered on the fashion front but one user made a ‘Curious George’ reference and now there’s no going back.
you CANNOT wear a big yellow hat and hang out with a dude named George and expect me to think of anything else pic.twitter.com/Oh24hO9L4L
— Pixie Casey (@pixie_casey) May 19, 2018
Pippa Middleton’s Arizona Green Tea-inspired dress
Pippa Middleton isn’t one to make a fashion faux-pas but the Internet was quick to note that her £495 dress by The Fold resembled a can of Arizona Iced Tea. Cue the shade…
— Spooky Island (@dimiginger_mars) May 19, 2018
— Laura (@shylaura) May 20, 2018
When Fergie made the ultimate comeback
Sarah Ferguson was famously snubbed at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s 2011 nuptials so it was only fair that she stole the spotlight at Harry and Meghan’s big day, right?
Fergie turning up like “It’s Britney, bitch.”
— Caitlin Moran (@caitlinmoran) May 19, 2018
Tom Hardy’s facial expression
Having shaved his head for his latest film role as Al Capone, Tom Hardy looked like the ultimate gangster wedding guest and Twitter took full advantage.
I busted out laughing at this cutaway shot of Tom Hardy menacingly whispering the Lord’s prayer like it’s the last thing you hear before he murders you. pic.twitter.com/EVVrDpZDML
— Nick Gibb (@NickGibb3) May 19, 2018
— WOMAK (@jakesteveono1) May 19, 2018
*record scratch, freeze frame*
“Hey, it’s me. Tom Hardy. I bet you’re wondering how I got here.” pic.twitter.com/s41EDAHp6t
— Matt Fowler (@TheMattFowler) May 19, 2018
When Camilla looked confused…
— Chris James TV (@ChrisJamesNews) May 19, 2018
Oh, and of course her hat couldn’t escape from Twitter’s grasp
IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE? No it’s, um, Camilla’s hat #royalwedding
— Olivia Grace (@livpurvis) May 19, 2018
Camilla’s hat looks like it’s about to start spinning and fly off her head#RoyalWedding
— Tom & Lorenzo (@tomandlorenzo) May 19, 2018
The Duchess of Cambridge’s side-eye
The Duchess of Cambridge sat beside Camilla Parker-Bowles and eagled-eyed viewers were quick to note her apparent ‘side-eye’. Cue the memes.
— Shuj (@ChocMilkSheikh) May 19, 2018
— Jack Davies (@jackkdaviesss) May 19, 2018
When the newlyweds were surprised by some of the turnout
When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child, social media users sparked a new meme. And it came in handy for Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding…
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