Memes are great, but maybe don’t use them to be a total jerk.
Twitter user Leyton Mokgerepi tried his best attempt at a popular meme format on Tuesday, but failed miserably and publicly in his attempt.
The comparative format’s pretty simple and can be applied to a variety of situations, however, this version is pretty gross and exists only to body shame women. “Girls that I like vs girls that like me,” the post reads, along with images of two women.
While comparative memes are often meant to be used in a self-depreciating or sarcastic manner, Mokgerepi’s version is sexist, and crossed a major line when he used two images of real people, and shamed the woman on the right for her body type.
On the left, he included a photo of a petite woman, on the right he included a photo of Lesego Legobane, aka Thick Leeyonce, a body positive blogger that runs a fashion line for plus-size women called Leebex Fashion.
Well, Leeyonce noticed the tweet and perfectly fired back with just four words.
“I don’t like you,” she wrote.
Her tweet has since racked up over 66,000 retweets at the time of writing.
Mokgerepi attempted to right his wrong by later tweeting the same image of Leeyonce with the caption “Girlfriend Goals.” However, the damage was done, and no one believed him.
Bwahahaha! Too little too late. Accept yer punishment sir.
— ReallyDon’tTrump (@ReallyDontTrump) September 19, 2017