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Keanu Reeves says he wasn’t really sad in the ‘Sad Keanu’ meme photo

Keanu Reeves Sad Meme Explanation
  • Actor Keanu Reeves appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this past Tuesday to promote the forthcoming “Matrix Resurrection” movie.
  • In his conversation with Colbert, Reeves divulged the reason he was looking so sad in the photographs that became the “sad Keanu” meme.

“Matrix” star Keanu Reeves finally revealed the origin story of the “sad Keanu” meme on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this past Tuesday, saying he was “just eating a sandwich.” 

The iconic meme, which dates back to 2010, shows Reeves sitting on a bench, hanging his head, his posture seemingly defeated. A piece of bread is dangling from his left hand. Given Reeves’ popularity and nice-guy reputation, the glum image became a popular meme.

Chinese Police Raid Ladies’ Club After Male Escort Gets an Audi and $42,000 in Cash for Birthday

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A million dollar ladies’ club in Shanghai was raided by authorities after news of an escort that received 28 luxurious gifts for his 28th birthday went viral on Chinese social media.

The expensive private ladies’ club, Perfect Space, was shut down by the police on Saturday, according to an officer from the neighborhood’s station, South China Morning Post reported.

Beijing Cracks Down on ‘Chinglish’ Signs Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics

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As part of its correction campaign, the foreign affairs office in Beijing is now on the hunt for mistranslated English, or Chinglish, signs across the city before the much anticipated 2022 Olympics.

Ever since the national standard on English translation took effect on December 1, 2017, Beijing’s foreign affairs office noted that it had already vetted over 2 million Chinese characters on signs as well as on notices.

What is ‘UwU’ and Why Do People Keep Saying It?

Memes are hard. Not only are we struggling as a society to understand where these staples of internet irony source from, half the time we’re not sure what they mean in the first place.

Not to worry. NextShark has you covered today on a particularly viral meme — one that sources from anime fixations and kawaii energy. We’re referring, of course, to “uwu,” which is…an emoticon? A noise? Both?

People’s Favorite Anime Hilariously Ranked Using Old ‘Key and Peele’ Sketch

A fan-favorite sketch by comedic duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele has been revived and edited to become a hilarious meme that pokes fun at different fandoms such as anime and video games.

In the 2014 Key and Peele skit “Obama Meet & Greet,” Peele stars as then-President Barack Obama who was shaking the hands of audience members at a meet and greet event.