By

michele corriston, LYDIA PRICE
& CONCHITA WIDJOJO

Celebs Reveal the Real Stories Behind Their Memes

GOING VIRAL

Jeff Kravitz/AMA2016/FilmMagic

While giving a YouTube video tour of her Kylie Cosmetics office, the beauty mogul entered her daughter Stormi's room to wake her up, singing, "Rise and shine!"

Kylie Jenner

Pierre Suu/GC Images

Rise and shine!

KYLIE JENNER

kylie jenner/youtube

 “Rise and Shine was an unexpected moment,” Jenner tweeted. “I had a lot of fun with it, and I have laughed so hard seeing everyone’s memes.”

Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week

During President Joe Biden’s inauguration, people photoshopped  bundled-up Sen. Bernie Sanders (and his mittens) into every scenario possible. 

Bernie Sanders

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images

I was just sitting there trying to keep warm, trying to pay attention to what was going on.

BERNIE SANDERS TO SETH MEYERS

Ralph Freso/Getty Images

When Vanity Fair asked if her Nickelodeon character True Jackson was a better vice president than Dick Cheney, Palmer had no clue who he is.

Keke Palmer

Frazer Harrison/Getty Image

Sorry to this man.

Keke palmer

video: vanity fair

 Later,  Palmer said her mom explained Cheney's policies, “and I was like, ’Oof, I see why we didn’t talk about him. Not in our household!’”

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

At the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Grande got hit in the face by model Elsa Hosk's wings. The pop star took the memes in stride.

ARIANA GRANDE

 Michael Stewart/FilmMagic

a Victoria's Secret angel accidentally smacked me in the face with her wings and it was awesome. 

ARIANA GRANDE ON TWITTER

Photo Instagram

The “Sad Keanu" meme depicts the actor looking dejected and contemplative. Needless to say, he wasn't thrilled about the paparazzi pic.

keanu reeves

SPLASH NEWS

Do I wish that I didn’t get my picture taken while I was eating a sandwich on the streets of New York? Yeah.

keanu Reeves to BBC News

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

The star's unique dance moves at her Mykonos club inspired the #DotheLilo challenge. 

LINDSAY LOHAN

Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photobank

lohan beach club/instagram

We just started dancing ... I didn't even know someone filmed it!

LINDSAY LOHAN TO EW

Cindy Ord/Getty Images for MTV

As David Harbour accepted a SAG award with the Stranger Things cast, Ryder made the face that launched a thousand memes. So what was going through her head?

Winona Ryder 

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

She couldn’t hear me! Which I was confused by, because I was screaming!

david harbour to people

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The actress's “seal clapping” at the Oscars went viral  — and shortly after, Kidman explained that she was just trying to protect her jewelry.

NICOLE KIDMAN

Steve Granitz/WireImage

I had a huge ring on that was not my own, but it was absolutely gorgeous, and I was terrified of damaging it!

NICOLE KIDMAN
TO KYLE AND JACKIE O

Mike Marsland/WireImage

After hubby John Legend won a Golden Globe for his song "Glory," Teigen got emotional — spawning a meme within minutes.

CHRISSY TEIGEN

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon

Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The model/author/unofficial mayor of Twitter took the attention in stride. "It's been 5 minutes and I'm a meme," she tweeted. "Sorry I don't practice my cry face okay." 


click here

read more entertainment news

Kevin Winter/Getty Images