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Missed The Royal Wedding? Here Are The Memes You Gotta Know About

For those who hate the imperialist bourgeoisie but love the memes.

You didn’t watch the royal wedding last night. Maybe you hit the town instead. Maybe you watched the footy. Maybe you are ideologically opposed to an imperialist institution that is built upon the suffering of the working class, one that symbolises society’s fetishisation of undeserved wealth and privilege.

Whatever the reason — you’ve woken up this morning and you’re seeing photos, memes and jokes about the royal wedding floating around. You don’t understand any of it.

Here’s what you need to know.

The Priest!

Alright, so you probably wouldn’t have expected a black American priest to give a colourful sermon that discussed slavery and injustice. But it happened, and bishop Michael Curry’s sermon was magical.

What made it all the more worthwhile were the cutaways to the onlooking royal family, many of whom couldn’t contain their surprise at the passionate sermon.

You can read the full text of Curry’s sermon here.

Pippa Middleton’s Dress, Again

This time it’s not her bum that’s making waves. Instead, some keen viewers have realised that her dress looks a lot like… iced tea?

And it kicked off a wave of dress/drink comparisons (some of which are very dubious):

How Do You Make A Joke About Donald Trump At A Royal Wedding?

Remember how in president Trump’s inauguration back in 2017 he didn’t get much of a crowd? And then made a huge deal out of it?

Britain’s official broadcaster decided to go at the president by comparing his inauguration crowd to the huge wedding turnout.

J.K. Rowling piled on: