The internet loves gorillas, but since the death of Harambe, the web has been sorely lacking in gorilla memes. Lacking, that is, until now.
Gorilla memes are back! The Huffington Post reports that a candid shot of a chatty gorilla taken during the Roaring Night event at the Los Angeles Zoo last week has lit up. The photo shows a gorilla who looks like he’s delivering a lecture while an attentive audience looks on.
Naturally, the internet took the picture of the wise-seeming gorilla and ran with it — and now, “TED Talk Gorilla” is the hottest meme and everyone has a take on just what the gorilla had to say.
Read on to see the funniest “TED Talk Gorilla” memes.
Naturally, he had to address Harambe's death.
Some on Twitter saw the photo of the gorilla holding court and decided that this gorilla was finally breaking his silence about the Harambe situation. One Twitter user felt that perhaps the wise gorilla was speaking on behalf of all gorillas in zoos everywhere, taking a moment to educate the humans in attendance about why the gorilla nation is so outraged over Harambe’s death.
"So do yall understand now why we are so outraged by Harambe's death?" pic.twitter.com/SFETKHJT80— Queen Kaneki (@Crislex) June 24, 2017
But he also might have needed to talk about the office kitchen.
Other Twitter users saw the composed gorilla and the people crowded around him as less of a gorilla rights speech and more of an office manager having some harsh words with staff.
"Thanks for coming, I'll keep this brief. I'm not looking to name names but I want to talk to you all about the state of the shared kitchen" pic.twitter.com/TsF0Q8IwoD— Jamie McKelvie (@McKelvie) June 25, 2017
What if he's trying to recruit for his direct sales company?
Another user joked that the gorilla was really taking advantage of the crowd at the zoo to recruit for his direct sales company.
"But the real money comes when you are able to recruit your own down life Herbalife distributors," one person tweeted.
"But the real money comes when you are able to recruit your own down line Herbalife distributors." pic.twitter.com/PWNcVsD8oF— Mark Ennis (@MarkEnnis) June 23, 2017
Actually, he's just working on his stand up routine.
Sure, the gorilla looks like he has something important to say, but what if instead of imparting wisdom, he’s really just practicing for his Comedy Central special?
People think this Gorilla is giving a Ted Talk but he's actually practicing for his Comedy Central half hour. pic.twitter.com/qgfuNX11Mj— Eden Dranger (@Eden_Eats) June 26, 2017
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