Kirby With a Knife
Kirby with a knife is a popular photo online, depicting a plush doll of Kirby, appearing to hold a knife in its hand.
The original image has inspired photoshop edits and artwork online.
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The first instance of the photo can be traced to iFunny, where ZERO posted it on June 6th, 2018.
It was paired with the captions “This guy has been standing outside my place for the past 30 minutes. I’ve called the police but they haven’t showed up.”
Spread and Usage
Within a few days, the photo has been reposted on Twitter as well as Reddit’s r/photoshopbattles sub.
By June 15th, 2018, the meme has inspired artworks, uploaded to Tumblr by user puffnet.
“Kirby with a knife” would turn into a popular theme for merchandize, spawning products like keyrings, hoodies and sharpeners on sites like Amazon or Etsy.
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