Culture

The Viral Delta Variant Meme Details How Worried People Are About the Fall

Twitter users are starting to make light of the fact that their fall plans are probably dead in the water thanks to the delta variant.

COVID-19’s delta variant is a problem. For the last couple of months it’s been wreaking havoc around the world. In the US, cases have doubled within the last two week. And Delta it is causing major harm in Texas, Florida, and Louisiana, specifically, amongst those who are not vaccinated.  

The good news is that vaccines have shown to be very effective against Delta. If you are vaccinated, severe disease or death is extremely rare. (Even, though, yes you can still get Covid.) The bad news is that a large population of people are still not vaccinated, whether it be kids under 12 (who are still too young) or those who are skeptical of vaccines. 

But there is a level of dread out there — especially from those on social media — that the spread of delta is going to lead to a rough couple of months. And Twitter users are starting to make light of the fact that their fall plans are probably dead in the water. 

Users have started a “My fall plans” vs. “The Delta variant” meme that uses pop culture examples of things going wrong to detail how delta is fucking up everyone’s plans. 

We have already seen many classic pop culture examples used. This includes LeVar Burton getting pump faked for the Jeopardy! job; Beyoncé losing the Album of Year Grammy to Beck and his Morning Phase album; Big Mama from Soul Food‘s tragic death from diabetes; Rihanna putting off making an album to promote her Fenty brand; and more. 

Scroll down to see the best delta variant memes. 

 

 

Dimas Sanfiorenzo

Dimas Sanfiorenzo is the Managing Editor for Okayplayer. He specializes in coverage centered around music, pop culture, and politics. Email: Dimas@okayplayer.com

Share
Published by
Dimas Sanfiorenzo

Recent Posts

Elvis’ Complicated Relationship To Hip-Hop

Revisiting how Elvis became shorthand for square white taste by rappers in the '80s and '90s… Read More

June 27, 2022

Vic Mensa Advocates for Shrooms After Pleading Guilty of Possession

After pleading guilty for the possession of shrooms, Roc Nation rapper Vic Mensa received 12… Read More

June 27, 2022

Ludacris’ Longtime Manager Chaka Zulu Critically Wounded In Buckhead Shooting

On Monday, music executive and Ludacris' manager Chaka Zulu was one of three people shot… Read More

June 27, 2022

Best Videos To Drop Last Week: Conway The Machine, Jill Scott, YG & More

Conway The Machine and Jill Scott lead our video roundup this week with "Chanel Pearls."… Read More

June 27, 2022

Mixtape Monday: Middle Clash, Sango, obrigxdo.tabjones, Jesse Rack$on, Tab-One + More

Middle Clash, Sango, obrigxdo.tabjones, Jesse Rack$on, Tab-One and more this Mixtape Monday. Middle Clash is… Read More

June 27, 2022

Lil Nas X Snubs BET, Says His Relationship With the Network Is “Painful and Strained”

After being excluded from nominations from the BET Awards 2022, Lil Nas X spoke on… Read More

June 27, 2022