Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was a rare moment in Twitter monoculture. Almost everyone on the platform was discussing it as it aired, either earnestly or ironically. Takes were flying around in real time, especially in regards to Markle’s mistreatment at the hands of the royal family. People were lauding Oprah’s interviewing skills, laughing at Prince Harry’s exposure of his dad not returning his calls, and curiously wondering how a family that essentially invented modern colonial imperialism and exploitation could be so gosh darn racist.
For some the interview was shocking and revealing. For others it was just downright sad. Either way, it was extremely meme-able.
Oprah gave us so many memes last night pic.twitter.com/ZkK8bCgm9m
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) March 8, 2021
One good thing about Twitter monoculture is that you don’t have to actually tune in to a given event to know a decent amount about it. Another good thing is that when the format lends itself to memes— like, say, an emotional back-and-forth interview—posters strike quickly. Regardless how the interview made you feel, or even if you didn’t watch a single second, you can enjoy it through silly screengrabs and dumb jokes. That’s the beauty of the internet, baby.
Anyway, here are our favorite Twitter memes from the interview.
— bryan thee scallion (@bryanyang) March 8, 2021
— Mikey Mike Sweeney (@shhweeney) March 8, 2021
tourists in Pisa posing for photos pic.twitter.com/qzPh67OIR8
— Rory h (@rorhor) March 8, 2021
— Leftist Propaganda Machine (@EnaPropaganDa) March 8, 2021
Royal protocol is fascinating pic.twitter.com/K9grE2pCBz
— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) March 9, 2021
— wheels (@wheelswordsmith) March 8, 2021
so hyped already for the next oprah interview pic.twitter.com/yJXNivlBqT
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) March 8, 2021
This was the most heartbreaking moment of the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle interview with Oprah. pic.twitter.com/rRshshoHZ1
— Fake Carlton (@_CarltonCole9) March 8, 2021
Oprah asking some tough questions pic.twitter.com/qkrkOVg9HK
— $🦄. (@vloneshaz) March 8, 2021
oprah was wild w this one pic.twitter.com/teK3bLCWLO
— myesha thee stallion (@myeshachou) March 9, 2021
just catching up on the Oprah interview pic.twitter.com/2kwCoZGIhx
— Stephen is a wizard who can do magic (@stepheniscowboy) March 8, 2021
I’m glad Oprah asked the questions we all needed answers to pic.twitter.com/dDGs3MkdJT
— Mitchell Cook (@mitchellcook140) March 8, 2021
I cant believe Oprah asked this pic.twitter.com/KKuTyENoj2
— Aria Blooms 🏳️🌈🌹 (@An_Aria_Blooms) March 8, 2021