Gru Holding Gun / Things Are About to Get GRUesome

Gru Holding Gun / Things Are About to Get GRUesome

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Updated Nov 10, 2020 at 08:45AM EST by Philipp.

Added Jun 24, 2019 at 11:18AM EDT by Matt.

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About

Gru Holding a Gun, also known as Things Are About to Get GRUesome, is a reaction image macro series featuring the character Gru from Despicable Me holding a gun.

Origin

On March 18th, 2018 by iFunny] user clex (shown below) posted the original image of Gru combined with the Hand Pointing a Gun exploitable (shown below, left). The background is a final location from the 2017 video game Doki Doki Literature Club.

A little over one year later, on May 7th, 2019, Redditor [1] Cuntclitpussy posted an image of Gru with a gun and the caption "Things are about to get GRUesome." They wrote above the image, "Me: 'spells woord wrong.'" The post received more than 27,000 points (97% upvoted) and 300 comments (shown below, right).


clex 18 mar 2018 98 7 Me: "spells woord wrong" Comment section: Things are about to get GRUesome

Precursor

The image of Gru with a gun predates the post by possibly more than a year. The earliest known usage of the image was posted . The post received more than 200 points (100% upvoted).



Spread

Following the post, others used the image with the caption in other memes. On May 7th, Redditor[3] posted the image with the caption "*makes mother mistakes*." The post received more than 15,000 points (98% upvoted) and 60 comments (shown below, left).

Over the next month, others posted variations of the meme (shown below, center and right).


Teacher: *makes minor mistake* The smart kid: Things are about to get GRUesome Me: Accidentally stutters My Nerd friend: Things are about to get GRUesome Me: *Makes Terrible Terraria Meme* r/Terraria: Things are about to get GRUesome

Various Examples


Felix: *calling them philipinians instead of filipinos* Filipinos: Things are about to get GRUesome Pewdiepie: *makes a mistake while playing minecraft* 9 year olds: Things are about to get GRUesome When people spoil Despicable Me without the spoiler tag Things are about to get GRUesome
England: Passes a few tax laws The Colonies: Things are about to get GRUesome John Wilkes Booth seconds before assassinating Abraham Lincoln, 1865 Despicable Me 316 points- 6 comments + f Facebook Pinterest Next Post Things are about to get GRUesome WHEN THE DM FINDS OUT YOUR PARTY HAS NO REAL HEALING CAPABILITY Things are about to get GRUesome imgflip.com

Search Interest

External References

[1] Reddit – /r/dankmemes

[2] Reddit – /r/cursedimages

[3] Reddit – /r/dankmemes

[4] iFunny – clex's Post

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