Ur mom gay
Ur mom gay is a very popular and ironical insult, which is used for shitposting online.
In some instances, the phrase “Ur mom gay” can be written intentionally grammatically incorrect like “You’re Mom Gay”.
The insult is usually answered with a simple “No u” response.
“Ur mom gay,” also led to various other slurs such as “Ur dad a lesbian,”, “Ur granny a tranny,” or “Ur brother a mother,” and so on.
Origin of the meme
The earliest known appearance of the term and the origin of using it as a joke comes from a Youtube video titled Rush B – CS:GO, uploaded by the user Pyrocynical on June 16th, 2016.
The video feature Pyro’s friend as well, NFKRZ who out of spike responds to another player with “Because your mom gay” at the 5:53 mark.
Spread of the meme
After Pyro’s video went viral, the phrase got lots of recognition. Urban Dictionary’s first entry of the term was submitted on September 27th.
On October 13th, 2017 a Reddit user going by the name AutismZone submitted screenshot out of the children’s movie Kung-Fu Panda with the words “Ur mom gay lol”. The image was shared with the Reddit community /r/MemeEconomy.
The meme got more popular when one of the biggest, back then the most subscribed youtuber Pewdiepie, shared a meme review video on February 18th, 2018.
The video now has over 5.8 million views and 49,111 comments.
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