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“Come at me bro” is a confrontational catchphrase used to instigate a fight with another person. It’s typically used to convey that one will not physically initiate fight, but is willing to fight if the situation arises.
In image macro form, the text is overlaid on an picture where the subject is making an aggressive posture, usually with arms spread out to each side.
The phrase was popularized by Ronnie from Episode 6, Season 1 of MTV reality series Jersey Shore, during which he engages in a physical scuffle with a person on the boardwalk at Seaside Heights, NJ:
Guy: (Begins taunting Ronnie)
Ronnie: Come at me bro!
Guy: (more taunting)
Ronnie: No dude, you come at me bro. Hold your girl back and come at me bro!
Guy: (even more taunting)
Ronnie: COME AT ME BRO, NO YOU COME AT ME BRO!!
(Conversation repeats consecutively and circles for minutes)
“Come at me bro” has a Facebook group with almost 200,000 followers. Because of its popularity, there are numerous T-Shirts for sale online with this phrase.