Kim Kardashian, AOC and Lil Nas X spawned the best Met Gala Twitter memes

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The Met Gala sent the Twitter meme machine into overdrive. What would a Met Gala be without a tsunami of internet comics poking fun at the event's most outlandish outfits and moments? This ye…
The Met Gala sent the Twitter meme machine into overdrive.

What would a Met Gala be without a tsunami of internet comics poking fun at the event's most outlandish outfits and moments? This year's fund-raising bash at NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art sent the social media meme factory into overdrive with Twitter wits lampooning everything from Kim Kardashian's "Harry Potter" villain getup to Lil Nas X's inadvertent "Star Wars" cosplay.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian's all-black, face-obscuring Balenciaga outfit might've been influenced by her estranged husband Kanye West. However, Twitter meme mavens thought the 40-year-old billionaire's shadowy attire more closely resembled a "Dementor" from the "Harry Potter" books or the eponymous space parasites from Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi classic "Alien."

"is kim k really going to the met gala as a dementor," inquired one commenter on Twitter, along with a composite of Kim K and and an illustration of the soul-sucking fantasy demon.

Another tweet with over 100k likes shows a pic of someone in a black dress and alien mask with the caption "Kim Kardashian arriving #MetGala."

And the comparisons didn't stop there. "Very niche of Kim Kardashian to go as my sleep paralysis demon," quipped one Twitter comic, while others analogized Kardashian's ominous outfit to a walking manifestation of their "anxiety."

Lil Nas X and A$AP Rocky

Lil Nas X engages in some inadvertent C-3P0 cosplay at the Met Gala. @KimE030/Twitter

Of course, the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star wasn't the only celeb to be clothing-shamed on Twitter. The online piranhas had a field day with…
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