Meet your newest Internet meme: legbombing.
Internet pranksters took notice of the pains Angelina Jolie took to draw attention to her right leg, which peeked out from the thigh-high slit of her Versace gown at the Oscars on Sunday. So, they decided to edit the limb into all kinds of unusual places.
The Statue of Liberty, Darth Vader and even George Washington crossing the Delaware have had Angelina Jolie’s leg digitally attached to their bodies.
Other celebrities have found themselves with leg makeovers as well, including Queen Elizabeth, Jeremy Lin and Jolie herself, as someone has created a picture showing what it would look like if the starlet had let both legs have their moment in the sun.
In the fickle world of Internet memes — remember planking? Or Tebow-ing? — the overexposed gam may not see much fame beyond this week.
Then again, over 26,000 people have followed a Twitter feed “belonging” to the leg that popped up during the Oscar telecast, @AngiesRightLeg.
“Left leg and I talked, everything’s cool,” reads the most recent tweet. “Next Oscars, she gets the slit.”
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