Steven Seagal's Good Morning Britain Interview
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Steven Seagal's Good Morning Britain Interview refers to a series of image macros and jokes featuring a screenshot from Steven Seagal's Good Morning Britain interview in September 2017. Online, many joked that Seagal looked much different from his days in Hollywood during the 80s and 90s, with many comments revolving around his physical appearance and relationship to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
On September 27th, 2017, Steven Seagal appeared on the Good Morning Britain talk show to discuss the administration of United States President Donald Trump, specifically in regards to #TakeAKnee controversy. Within 24 hours of posting to YouTube,  the video had received more than 88,000 views and reached #13 of the site's trending list.
Shortly after the video went viral, Twitter  user @JonRichard posted a screenshot from the interview with the caption "'Batman has until midnight to reveal himself or I will bring Gotham to its knees' – Steven Seagal." Within 24 hours, the post (shown below) received more than 11,000 retweets and 27,000 likes.
Throughout the morning, people continued to post the screenshot of Seagal and adding new captions. Twitter user @Lou_LouD posted the picture with the caption "In today's news: Steven Seagal moved to Russia to complete his transition into a Bond villain." The post (shown below, left) received more than 2,000 retweets and 5,000 likes in less than 24 hours.
Others soon joined in. Twitter user @Comedyterrorist posted the picture with the caption "Steven Seagal has moved to Russia where he seems to have become a character on the board game ‘Guess who’." Within 24 hours, the tweet (shown below, center) received more than 500 retweets and 2,300 likes. Twitter user @dickfundy captioned the picture (shown below, right) "Steven Seagal and his Shadaloo warriors can't wait to take on Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and Guile at the next Street Fighter tournament."
Later that day, Twitter user @pattymo tweeted the picture and the caption "Steven Seagal can’t decide who he’s angrier at – kneeling NFL players or the wizard who cursed him to gradually turn into an owl." Within 12 hours, the post (shown below) received more than 3,800 retweets and 14,000 likes.
Several media outlets covered the response to the interview and the popularity of the picture, including The Hollywood Reporter, Heavy, The Daily Dot, The AV Club, E! and more.
 YouTube – Steven Seagal Calls NFL Protests 'Disgusting'
 Twitter – @JonRichard's Tweet
 Twitter – @Lou_LouD's Tweet
 Twitter – @Comedyterrorist's Tweet
 Twitter – @dickfundy's Tweet
 Twitter – @pattymo's Twitter
 The Hollywood Reporter – Internet Can't Decide Which Villain Steven Seagal Most Resembles
 Heavy – New-Look Steven Seagal Backs Putin, Criticizes NFL Players
 The Daily Dot – Steven Seagal goes on ‘Good Morning Britain,’ instantly becomes a meme
 The AV Club – Why the fuck are we still listening to Steven Seagal?
 E! – Steven Seagal, Is That You? Twitter Roasts Actor After Live Interview From Russia
Wallace and Grommet
Sep 28, 2017 at 11:49AM EDT
Sep 28, 2017 at 11:56AM EDT
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