End Wokeness' Alexander the Great Tweet depicting the neflix cover art and a scene of him kissing a man.

End Wokeness' Alexander the Great Tweet

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End Wokeness' Alexander the Great Tweet refers to a February 2024 post shared by Twitter / X user End Wokeness (@EndWokeness) in which he claimed that Netflix had turned Alexander the Great gay in its new documentary called Alexander: The Making of a God. Reactions and memes were made about the tweet because End Wokeness was ignorant of Alexander the Great's storied homosexuality and he instead blamed it on Netflix being woke. As the tweet garnered attention, numerous X users mocked End Wokeness, represented in the viral quotes and eventual Community Note that corrected his claim.

Origin

On February 5th, 2024, X[1] user @EndWokeness tweeted, "Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay." The post included the movie poster from Netflix's new documentary Alexander: The Making of a God, as well as a recording of a scene in the docuseries showing Alexander kissing another man. The tweet received over 15.5 million views, 53,000 likes and 13,000 replies in a day (shown below).


FORMER THINGS End Wokeness @EndWokeness Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 Follow 4:48 PM. Feb 5, 2024 16.1M Views

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Within the first hour of the post's upload, users posted viral quotes of the tweet humorously fact-checking End Wokeness' claim. For instance, an early, viral example was shared by X[2] user @Votto007 on February 5th, 2024, who said, "First they turned Elton John and Freddie Mercury gay in their biopics and we said nothing. Now they’re doing it to Alexander the Great. It’s time to speak up," gaining over 3,500 likes in a day (shown below, left).

Also on February 5th, X[3] user @esjesjesj tweeted a screenshot of the post, writing, "This Nazi is so fucking dumb," earning over 98,000 likes in a day (shown below, right).


Votto = @Votto007 WERD First they turned Elton John and Freddie Mercury gay in their biopics and we said nothing. Now they're doing it to Alexander the Great. It's time to speak up. End Wokeness @EndWokeness • 19h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 6:06 PM Feb 5, 2024 121.5K Views ... II 0:08 I just wasn't in their vocabulary whatsoever. evan @esjesjesj This Nazi is so f------ dumb SUPPORT FORMER THINGS End Wokeness @EndWokeness - 1h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 1,654 1,466 6:18 PM. Feb 5, 2024 3.6M Views 0:17 0 views 8,951 ili 650K ...

During the same timeframe, End Wokeness received viral replies from right-leaning pundits, including the QAnon Shaman (Jake Angeli) who replied[4] on February 5th, 2024, writing, "Just FYI from my reading of history, Alexander the Great was a well known bisexual who actually preferred men," gaining over 6,700 likes in a day (shown below, left).

Then, later on February 5th, X[5] user @esjesjesj screenshotted the QAnon Shaman's reply, writing, "imagine being so fucking stupid the Q-Shaman is correcting you," receiving over 18,000 likes in a day (shown below, right).


FORMER THINGS End Wokeness @EndWokeness. 4h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 4,937 4,143 Jake Angeli-Chansley @AmericaShaman 0:17 0 views 20K ₁3.2M 5:10 PM 2/5/24 from Earth 108K Views ... [→ Just FYI from my reading of history, Alexander the Great was a well known bisexual who actually preferred men. : evan @esjesjesj imagine being so f------ stupid the Q-Shaman is correcting you SUPPORT End Wokeness @EndWokeness 4h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. FORMER THINGS A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 4,937 4,143 Jake Angeli-Chansley @AmericaShaman 0:17 0 views 20K 9:05 PM Feb 5, 2024 385.8K Views Just FYI from my reading of history, Alexander the Great was a well known bisexual who actually preferred men. 5:10 PM 2/5/24 from Earth 108K Views ₁3.2M ↑ : :

Discourse and memes about the tweet spread across social media over the following day, evident in a post shared to /r/WhitePeopleTwitter[6] by Redditor Ace-Ventura1934 on February 5th, 2024, that used a joke similar to @Votto007's tweet,[2] gaining over 7,500 upvotes in a day (shown below, left).

Also on February 5th, Instagram[7] user @coreyrforrester shared a screenshot of his own quote tweet, gaining over 3,000 likes in a day (shown below, right).


r/WhitePeopleTwitter 17 hr. ago . Ace-Ventura1934 Netflix also made Elton John and Freddie Mercury gay in their biopics. This madness must stop. FORMER THINGS End Wokeness @EndWokeness Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 4:48 PM 2/5/24 2M Views . Follow 0:08 Icc Ok this account HAS to be trolling because Ancient Greece is famously the gayest f----- thing of all time. Like, gayer than me in middle school for saying I like to read TERBALI Corey Ryan Forrester First of Hi... @CoreyRForrester End Wokeness @EndWoken....5h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. TAWER THINGS 455 ●●● Icc

Viral reactions and memes about the tweet also surfaced on Facebook[8][9] in early February 2024.

Community Note

On February 6th, 2024, a Community Note[10] was added to the post and rated helpful. It read, "It is commonly accept amongst scholars that Alexander not only took part in aromantic sexual relationships with other men but was infact bisexual and maintained romantic relationships with men and women throughout his life" (shown below).


SUPPORLI End Wokeness @EndWokeness FORMER THINGS Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD NETFLIX JANUARY 31 ONLY ON Readers added context they thought people might want to know It is commonly accept amongst scholars that Alexander not only took part in aromantic sexual relationships with other men but was infact bisexual and maintained romantic relationships with men and women throughout his life. Further reading: museums.cam.ac.uk/magic/who-love... johndclare.net/Ancient History... II 0:16 penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman... perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?do... Do you find this helpful? 4:48 PM. Feb 5, 2024 16M Views Rate it Context is written by people who use X, and appears when rated helpful by others. Find out more. :

Various Examples


He was gay, Alexander the Great? Ms. @ @MalevolentAstra Conservatives learning that gay people were not invented in 2014 and are actually part of history End Wokeness @EndWokeness - 19h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 9:23 PM Feb 5, 2024 2,471 Views II 0:12 ... : Tony Statovci @tonystatovci How do we tell him? End Wokeness @EndWokeness. 19h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD NETFLIX | JANUARY 31 ONLY ON 8:44 PM. Feb 5, 2024 111.3K Views II 0:07 just wasn't in their vocabulary whatsoever. Gleeok Stan Account @csmith03 Famed heterosexual Alexander the Great from the famously heterosexual times of Ancient Greece FORMER THINGS End Wokeness @EndWokeness Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 6:18 PM 2024-02-05 830K Views 6:37 PM. Feb 5, 2024 6.2M Views Follow 0:17 1.2K Reposts 530 Quotes 10K Likes 609 Bookmarks • : A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 AND HERE'S MY REVIEW, NOT GAY ENOUGH. POATE WEEKEND UPDATE WEEKEET brandon* @brndxix alexander the great had a roster of femboys bro End Wokeness @EndWokeness - 19h Netflix made a new documentary about Alexander The Great. Within the first 8 minutes, they turned him gay. A NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY SERIES ALEXANDER THE MAKING OF A GOD ONLY ON NETFLIX JANUARY 31 6:43 PM Feb 5, 2024 58K Views II 0:12 :

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External References

[1] X – @EndWokeness

[2] X – @Votto007

[3] X – @esjesjesj

[4] X – @AmericaShaman

[5] X – @esjesjesj

[6] Reddit – /r/WhitePeopleTwitter

[7] Instagram – @coreyrforrester

[8] Facebook – PinkNews

[9] Facebook – Carrick Ryan

[10] X – Community Note

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