King Charles III at coronation

The Coronation of King Charles III

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The Coronation of King Charles III refers to the crowning of former Prince Charles the Third and his wife Camilla as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth on May 6th, 2023. King Charles ascended to the throne after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II in September 2022. Memes and jokes about the event revolved around the ceremonial crowning of King Charles, the appointment of his wife Camilla as Queen Consort, and the public's response to the event, which ranged from supportive or indifferent to critical.

Background

On May 6th, 2023, Charles III, son of Queen Elizabeth II, was formally appointed as the head of the British Commonwealth in a coronation ceremony that took place at Westminster Abbey. King Charles ascended to the throne on September 8th, 2022 at the age of 73 after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II.

On May 6th, 2023, Twitter[1] account @RoyalFamily posted a tweet that read, "The Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla," alongside various images from the ceremony. The post gathered over 20,000 likes in two days (seen below).


The Royal Family @RoyalFamily The Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. Read more about this historic day: AH NIM 2:28 PM . May 6, 2023 1M Views royal.uk/coronation-gui... 2,252 Retweets 178 Quotes 20.9K Likes 236 Bookmarks ...

Developments

King Charles III's Ceremonial Garb

Some discussions of King Charles's coronation ceremony revolved around the vestments and crowns worn by him and Queen Camilla. On May 6th, 2023, Twitter[2] user @dieworkwear posted a tweet using a photo of Prince Charles wearing his ceremonial outfit alongside a caption that read, "me wearing my expensive online purchases only to realize the horrifying void is still in me." The post gathered over 90,000 likes in two days (seen below). On May 7th, 2023, @FlavorFlav[3] posted a tweet comparing himself wearing a crown and robes to King Charles, gathering over 9,000 likes in a day (seen below, right).


derek guy @dieworkwear me wearing my expensive online purchases only to realize the horrifying void is still in me ΑΕΡΟ 33EJ3NL 5:21 PM . May 6, 2023 2.7M Views Richard Pohle/AFP-Pool : 13.7K Retweets 460 Quotes 92.4K Likes 1,486 Bookmarks FLAVOR FLAV @FlavorFlav WHO WORE IT BETTER?!!! CASES 11:44 AM . May 7, 2023 525K Views 1,557 Retweets 221 Quotes 9,530 Likes 47 Bookmarks :

On May 6th, 2023, Twitter[4] user @HelloCullen posted a tweet that read, "this thing fuckin sucks looks like a 7 year old made it," alongside an image of the Sovereign's Orb. The post gathered over 4,000 likes in two days (seen below, left). On May 7th, 2023, Twitter[5] user @SongbirdN7 posted a tweet that read, "Every single photo I've seen so far of the #Coronation looks like someone lowkey regretting doing a faith build in Elden Ring," gathering over 6,000 likes in a day (seen below, right).


Cullen Crawford @HelloCullen this thing f----- sucks looks like a 7 year old made it 7:39 PM . May 6, 2023 209K Views 152 Retweets 68 Quotes 4,458 Likes 30 Bookmarks H&M : Songbird @SongbirdN7 Every single photo I've seen so far of the #Coronation looks like someone lowkey regretting doing a faith build in Elden Ring. 8:07 AM - May 7, 2023 226.6K Views 1,055 Retweets 46 Quotes 6,622 Likes 210 Bookmarks JEAN :

King Charles Reading His Vows

Images of King Charles reading his vows made the rounds soon after the ceremony, with Twitter[6] user @ItsJohnRain posting a tweet on May 6th, 2023, that read, “I’ll have the pie and chips," gathering over 13,000 likes in two days (seen below, left). Also on May 6th, Twitter[7] user @JimMFelton posted a tweet that read, "74 years he’s had to learn the lines," gathering over 30,000 likes in two days (seen below, right).


IT'S YOUR DECISION, DANIEL @ItsJohnRain "I'll have the pie and chips" 6:27 AM - May 6, 2023 581.5K Views Ma 1,555 Retweets 80 Quotes 13.3K Likes 74 Bookmarks : James Felton @JimMFelton 74 years he's had to learn the lines 6:18 AM. May 6, 2023 1.2M Views 1,932 Retweets 94 Quotes 36.1K Likes 207 Bookmarks

Queen Consort Camilla

King Charle's wife Camilla was appointed Queen Consort during the coronation ceremony on May 6th, 2023. King Charles and Camilla have faced controversy for their supposedly extra-marital relationship when Charles was married to Princess Diana. Jokes about Camilla's role in the coronation ceremony revolved around her having supposedly side-chicked her way to the throne.

On May 6th, 2023, Twitter[8] user @Views09 posted a tweet that read, "From a side chick to now Queen of England, Camilla is a true inspiration for side chicks / Don’t give up just yet, it will surely pay one day 🤝" The tweet gathered over 26,000 likes in two days (seen below, left). On May 6th, Twitter[9] user @Nicky_Jayia posted a similar tweet, gathering over 15,000 likes in two days (seen below, right).


Nungua Burnaboy @Views09 From a side chick to now Queen of England, Camilla is a true inspiration for side chicks Don't give up just yet, it will surely pay one day 7:53 AM. May 6, 2023 1.4M Views 4,173 Retweets 383 Quotes 26K Likes 256 Bookmarks NUD Nicky Jayia @Nicky_Jayia To all the side chicks out there...never give up hope! #Coronation 7:18 AM . May 6, 2023 · 1M Views 2,504 Retweets 770 Quotes 15.2K Likes 285 Bookmarks :

Katy Perry's "Fireworks" As Coronation Music Hoax

On May 6th, 2023, Twitter[10] user @yassnito reposted a video uploaded by @perryssaince1 that made it appear as though Katy Perry's song "Firework" was played over King Charle's crowning, gathering over 100,000 likes in two days (seen below).

Katy Perry went on to perform the song at King Charles' Coronation Concert, as seen in a video[11] uploaded by @KatyActivity on May 7th, gathering over 4,000 likes in a day (seen below).

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External References

[1] Twitter – RoyalFamily

[2] Twitter – dieworkwear

[3] Twitter – FlavorFlav

[4]  Twitter – HelloCullen

[5] Twitter – SongbirdN7

[6] Twitter – ItsJohnRain

[7] Twitter – JimMFelton

[8] Twitter – Views09

[9] Twitter – Nicky_Jayia

[10] Twitter – yassnito

[11] Twitter – KatyActivity

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