Theresa May calls for an early election, and the jokes pour forth. 


Theresa May (Getty Images)

@broderick, joking about British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to call for an early election June 8, because she is seeking a stronger mandate to carry out Brexit. May’s announcement broke her vow not to hold an election before 2020, and inspired a lot of jokes on social media.

Draymond Green and Kevin Durant get the meme treatment. 

@Scott_CEOofSUH, recasting the image of Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors frantically screaming in teammate Kevin Durant’s ear during the first round of the NBA playoffs. Twitter users made a meme out of the image, comparing it to other situations, or imagining what Green was saying.

Coachella Kid is too pure for this world. 

@ComplexMusic, tweeting the video of this young boy with a surfer-dude mop of curly blond hair rocking out to “Bad and Boujee” by Migos on his dad’s shoulders at Coachella. Twitter users loved the kid’s moves and his unbridled joy. The little guy was captured on video singing along to Drake’s “Fake Love,” with Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., whose jersey No. 13 is referenced in the song.

Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino available for a limited time only. 


Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino.

“If someone says you don’t need a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino, unfriend them. You don’t need that kind of negativity in your life.”

@LindaChilders1, tweeting about Starbucks’ new Unicorn Frappuccino, which changes color from purple to pink while you drink it. It’s a cream Frappuccino with mango syrup and a sour blue drizzle. The drink is only available today through Sunday.

Maybe “welcome to your tape” shouldn’t be a meme. 


“13 Reasons Why” (Netflix)

@marieflows, critiquing the use of the phrase “Welcome to your tape” as a meme, which is gaining popularity because of Netflix’s fictional show “13 Reasons Why,” about a teen’s suicide. Netflix used the phrase Monday to respond on Twitter to a diss from Hulu, and it got called out for making light of suicide.