I Might Go Homeless? author go homeless explained

Did The Author Of The 'I Might Go Homeless?' Comic Really Become Homeless? The Story Of The Viral Meme And Its Parodies

The recently viral "I Might Go Homeless" meme has been considered controversial as the author of the comic was indeed kicked out of her house, and many feel that it's insensitive to make fun of her situation. Learn the story behind the comic and how the things turned out for its author in this brief explainer.

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What Is ‘I Might Go Homeless?’ Comic?

On December 17th, 2023, X user @Donut_tweetz made a thread in which she told a story in the format of a comic of her conflict with her mother over @Donut_tweetz's pro-Palestinian stance in the Gaza-Israel conflict. The thread opened with a panel depicting @Donut_tweetz herself with the words "I might go homeless..?" hovering above her head. The comic tells a story of @Donut_tweetz' repeated arguments over the conflict with her mother, with the author, a high school student, fearing being kicked out of the house.

Donut @Donut_tweetz Supporting Palest*ne while living in a pro-Isr*el Family CW: Abuse (Please Retweet so I don't get shadowbanned thanks) 1/10 #FreePalestine I MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? 5:24 PM Dec 17, 2023 18.6M Views On MY WHY, YOU MAY ASK? TL;DR 00 MOTHER (+FAMILY) IS PRO-ISRAEL, AND I'M PRO-PALESTINE.


When Did ‘I Might Go Homeless?’ Comic Become Viral?

The story did not go viral until mid-June 2024, when on June 15th @Donut_tweetz quoted her own post, writing that she became homeless. In a further tweet, @Donut_tweetz clarified that her mother became furious over her holding up a keffiyeh with "ALL EYES ON RAFAH CEASEFIRE NOW” painted on it during her graduation ceremony, kicking her out of her house.

Shortly after the post, a user who created a Skibidi Toilet parody of the original comic back in December doubled down on the joke, also posting that they became homeless.

JumerTheSkibidiFan @SkibidiJumer Supporting C*meram*n while living in a pro-Sk*bidi Family CW: Abuse (Please Retweet so I don't get shadowbanned thanks) 1/10 #FreeCameramen 8 | MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? 6:32 PM Dec 19, 2023 609.5K Views JumerTheSkibidiFan @SkibidiJumer Update: I am homeless. JumerTheSkibidiFan @SkibidiJumer Dec 19, 2023 Supporting C*meram*n while living in a pro-Sk*bidi Family CW: Abuse (Please Retweet so I don't get shadowbanned thanks)... Show more I MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? 9:17 PM ⚫ Jun 15, 2024 197.5K Views


The post was followed by more parodies from other users, who edited the opening panel and parodied its caption, with many also also quoting their posts with an update of them going homeless.

L.o.D² @LoDthesecond Update: I am homeless. L.o.D² @LoDthesecond ⚫ Jun 16 Supporting R*i while living in a pro-As*ka Family CW: Abuse (Please Retweet so I don't get shadowbanned thanks)... Show more I MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? 4:34 PM · Jun 16, 2024 4,010 Views 00

Is The Author Of 'I Might Go Homeless?' Comic Currently Homeless? How Did She React To The Memes?

While @Donut_tweetz was kicked out of her house by her mother, with the help of donations she has been able to rent a hotel room until September 2024, when she starts college. She recently wrote on X that she was able to get her things from her home, and that her father expressed his support for her.

@Donut_tweets also wrote that others making fun and parodies of her situation "displayed the depravity of humanity," which is something that many others online seemed to agree with.

Donut @Donut_tweetz • 5h ... I can't believe my situation has made me content for others to make fun of, laugh at, make parodies, and just bring out the worst in people. It truly displays the depravity of humanity. 226 Donut 1391 1.4K I 66K ☐ 1 ... @Donut_tweetz Just because I have suddenly gained traction does not mean that people all of a sudden know me personally and the depth of my situation + the relationship I share with my family, friends, etc. You do not know me. Do not assume anything about me. 11:08 AM ⚫ Jun 20, 2024 28.9K Views (they/xe) لينا = @LinaTheWeirdooo You're all disgusting CW. Abuse_x.com/Donut_tweetz/s... I MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? (Please Retweet so I don't get shadowbanned... Show more I MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? Show more | MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? Show more S | MIGHT GO HOME LESS..? ...




For the full history of "I Might Go Homeless?" memes, be sure to check out Know Your Meme's encyclopedia entry for more information.




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