Confused Billie Eilish at the 92nd Oscars Ceremony

Confused Billie Eilish

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Confused Billie Eilish or Disgusted Billie Eilish refers to Billie Eilish's reaction to Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig singing at the 92nd Academy Awards. After the clip was tweeted by MTV News and others, it gained popularity as a reaction video and reaction image online, primarily on Twitter.


On February 9th, 2020, during the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony, comedians Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig sang while presenting awards for Best Production Design and Best Costume Design. While Rudolph and Wiig were singing, the camera briefly cut to singer Billie Eilish in the audience, who made a confused face. On the same day, MTV News tweeted[1] the clip, with the video accumulating over 3.1 million views and the tweet garnering over 2,800 retweets and 24,500 likes in 12 hours (shown below).


Also on February 9th, 2020, Dave Itzkoff,[2] Jessica Lynch,[3] Tana Mongeau[4] and others posted a still image of Eilish wearing an expression of confusion, with the image also being posted on Reddit[5] to /r/MemeEconomy subreddit and acquiring over 8,900 upvotes within 12 hours.

In the following hours, multiple reaction memes based on the image and the video were posted on Reddit and Twitter. For example, a tweet[6] by @misterpatches received over 170 retweets and 1,000 likes within 12 hours (shown below, left). A tweet[7] by @JacobsonAZach received over 270 retweets and 2,000 likes (shown below, right).

Matt Patches @misterpatches The "ok boomer" face 9:01 PM · Feb 9, 2020 · Twitter Web App Zachary Jacobson @JacobsonAZach "would you like pineapple on that?" @ditzkoff · 11h Dave Itzkoff 9:07 PM · Feb 9, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone

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Emma Korynta @emmalikesnews Me remembering tomorrow is Monday @ditzkoff · 12h Dave Itzkoff 9:03 PM · Feb 9, 2020 · TweetDeck Sarah Spain O @SarahSpain They keep cutting to Billie Eilish for her reaction and it continues to be: Who are these old people and what are they talking about? 9:32 PM · Feb 9, 2020 · Twitter Web App Lauren @LaurenMReich When Eminem comes out to perform "Lose Yourself" at the 2020 #Oscars ! 9:33 PM · Feb 9, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone


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[1] MTV News – @MTVNEWS

[2] Twitter – @ditzkoff

[3] Twitter – @jesskalynch

[4] Twitter – @tanamongeau

[5] Reddit – Invest Now🔥 Confused Billie Eilish at the Oscars

[6] Twitter – @misterpatches

[7] Twitter – @JacobsonAZach

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