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69 Tweets About This Hot (Literally) Mess Of A Summer


It’s been a wild summer in pop culture, but not to worry — I’m here to recap it for you. Here are 69 tweets that will make you look back and laugh about everything that’s gone down in the last three months, good and bad:

1.

Of course, we started off the summer with pride and this A+ meme.


Twitter: @rhiannoneshaw

2.

We got through the terrifying (and heartbreaking) ordeal of Stranger Things 4.


Twitter: @_ritzcar / Netflix

3.

And found humor even in the sad parts.


Twitter: @runnyfex / Netflix

4.

Though some people kept forgetting the name.


Twitter: @LangstonKerman

5.

Or making up new ones.


Twitter: @NoContextBrits

6.

We figured out Stranger Things had more in common with High School Musical than we’d ever realized.


Twitter: @postcardsgrande / Netflix

7.

And became just as obsessed with “Master of Puppets” as “Running Up That Hill.”


Twitter: @loyal2them

8.

We discovered Joker 2 would be a musical.


Twitter: @curbyouraidan / JO Films / Pictorial Press / Alamy

9.

And a romance??


Twitter: @cinedruig

10.

Who knows what the genre actually is at this point, TBH.


Twitter: @kenobitrinity / Herzog & Company

11.

We also learned that Lady Gaga was costarring.


Twitter: @gagadaily / CBS

12.

Someone randomly decided Zendaya was pregnant.


Twitter: @stillarar

13.

Only to find out it was completely made up.


Twitter: @GoddStack

14.

We celebrated the fathers who raised us.


Twitter: @BernieTranders

15.

And the fathers who are fathers dozens (hyperbole) of times over.


Twitter: @TheKalenAllen / Warner Bros

16.

We saw the effects of global warming.


Twitter: @itszaeokInstagram: @therock

17.

We got a little sick of the “they’re a 10 but” memes.


Twitter: @slvppy

18.

Though there were still some fun twists on the format.


Twitter: @shesgonestella

19.

We started an uproar over Kim Kardashian potentially damaging Marilyn Monroe’s dress.


Twitter: @carterhambley

20.

And worried over what she might damage next.


Twitter: @skyferrori / Disney

21.

We all collectively tried to figure out the plot of Barbie.


Twitter: @goIdenaffairs / BACKGRID

22.

And decided we were excited for the film no matter what.


Twitter: @thebatfilm

23.

We speculated about the Funny Girl mess.


Twitter: @smoltumbleweed

24.

Including the fact that former Glee costar Jane Lynch left before Lea took over.


Twitter: @leylanocontext

25.

Which dredged up this old gem.


Twitter: @DannyPellegrinoopen.spotify.com

26.

We witnessed the Doja Cat/Noah Schnapp drama.


Twitter: @DlCKLACE

27.

And learned Noah could not be trusted with a secret.


Twitter: @ENBYFUGO

28.

We wondered what Joseph Quinn thought of it all.


Twitter: @riymii / Netflix

29.

We freaked out over Elon Musk buying Twitter, and then discovered he was a total liar.


Twitter: @MattBinder

30.

Which of course led to jokes.


Twitter: @JoJoFromJerz

31.

We made jokes about how stupid the backlash to student loan forgiveness is.


Twitter: @danulmao

32.

And laughed at the FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago.


Twitter: @cousinwayne

33.

We continued to deal with COVID.


Twitter: @ZackBornstein

34.

Along with monkeypox, and rising healthcare costs.


Twitter: @bugsmaytrix

35.

And awful heat waves.


Twitter: @jordssy

36.

Which were absolutely unbearable.


Twitter: @merzi1999

37.

We dealt with record gas prices.


Twitter: @killklassy

38.

And all of those things together.


Twitter: @lolennui

39.

We learned Shakira may not have paid her taxes.


Twitter: @disc4prez

40.

And that she’s going to have to go to court for it.


Twitter: @fentyrings

41.

We saw J.Lo and Ben’s love story re-blossom, culminating in a wedding…and Dunkin’s role in it.


Twitter: @LolOverruled / BACKGRID

42.

Meanwhile, we witnessed the downfall of Kim and Pete.


Twitter: @criminalplazaT.JACKSON / Wagner AZ / BACKGRID, Anwar Hussein / Alamy

43.

And speculated who he would date next.


Twitter: @parasocialyte

44.

We learned about the stupid term “quiet quitting.”


Twitter: @DadaBaseThought

45.

We followed every piece of Don’t Worry Darling drama.


Twitter: @joachimtrier /  Evan Agostini/Invision / AP

46.

And tried to speculate what Florence is thinking.


Twitter: @PerceptiveCoot

47.

We anxiously awaited the premiere.


Twitter: @saoirceronan

48.

But before we were all talking about Don’t Worry Darling, we were all talking about Ezra Miller and the related DC/Batgirl drama.


Twitter: @SamuelAAdams / Crossbow Productions

49.

Along with the HBO Max drama.


Twitter: @paulswhtn

50.

We wondered if we were witnessing its demise.


Twitter: @kosherhotdogz

51.

We may not have gotten to see Batgirl, but we did have the chance to see Morbius again in theaters.


Twitter: @PleaseBeGneiss

52.

We heard all about Taylor Swift’s jet emissions.


Twitter: @ratikyle / Interscope Records

53.

We found out Sydney Sweeney’s family may be Republicans after some family photos were posted.


Twitter: @SERENETEAR

54.

But are we really surprised?


Twitter: @MediumSizeMeech

55.

With all the Euphoria cast controversies, we started to become concerned that Zendaya may be the only cast member left come Season 3.


Twitter: @ruesdaya

56.

Especially after it was announced this summer that Barbie (aka Kat) isn’t coming back.


Twitter: @peqrls

57.

We dreaded the return of 2000s fashion.


Twitter: @cadlymackabercrombie.com Abercrombie & Fitch

58.

Like…do we need to do this again?


Twitter: @theprophetpizza / J.Crew jcrew.com

59.

One app brought us all together: BeReal.


Twitter: @z0seph_

60.

Through tragedy and through triumph.


Twitter: @jen4PF

61.

Triumphs like, of course, Nicole Kidman’s famous AMC ad getting a sequel.


Twitter: @sallydarr / AMC

62.

We debated whether we would let Twitter circles into our hearts.


Twitter: @M0RNINGWOODZ

63.

And if we really wanted more access to misery.


Twitter: @wtfffjuni

64.

We celebrated the release of Renaissance.


Twitter: @odailybitch / Parkwood Entertainment

65.

Though we may have listened to it a bit too much.


Twitter: @lexinovaa

66.

We all got stoked for Taylor Swift’s Midnights.


Twitter: @ariesmacasaet13

67.

And had thoughts about that other thing that happened at the VMAs.


Twitter: @AntiPancreas

68.

And finally, we finished out August acting like we weren’t going to watch House of Dragon, then did it anyway.


Twitter: @kathleen_hanley

69.

In conclusion…thank you, Twitter.


Twitter: @sidbranca




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