Terrence Howard's Mayne
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Terrence Howard's Mayne refers to a series of photoshopped images and image macros of actor Terrence Howard's face super-imposed on the bodies of fictional characters and inserting the word "mayne" into the caption. The word "mayne" is a reference to Howard's pronunciation of the word "man" in the film Hustle & Flow.
On December 7th, 2017, Twitter  user @FlowsAnolini tweeted, "Someone Photoshop Terrence Howard as a Jedi." The post (shown below, left) received more than 80 retweets and 200 likes in two days. Shortly after, Twitter user @ChuckDSays responded with Howard's face photoshopped onto the body of Jedi Luke Skywalker.
Shortly after the post was made, people began captioning the picture with references to Terrence Howard's performance and accent, particularly from the film Hustle and Flow. Twitter user @SMyart09 tweeted, "The Sith ain't messin wit this here force mayne." Within 24 hours, the post (shown below, left) received more than 400 retweets and 800 likes. Twitter user @SuckaFreeTee tweeted, "“Y’all swinging lightsabers, mayne?” The post (shown below, center) received more than 1,300 retweets and 1,700 likes in 24 hours. Twitter user @xPhenomenal1 tweeted, "Aye mayne, Rae mayne, that nigga Darf Vada my daddy mayne." The post (shown below, right) received more than 1,300 retweets and 1,600 likes in 24 hours.
Additionally, people began photoshopping Howard's face onto characters from Game of Thrones. Twitter user @sagemyster photoshopped Howard's face onto that of the character of Jon Snow with the caption "maybe I ain't bendin no damn knee mayne." The tweet (shown below) received more than 2,000 retweets and 2,600 likes in two days.
On December 8th, Twitter published a Moments page to archive the popularity of the meme.
Over the next few days, people began branching outside of the Jedi memes to encompass all areas of popular culture. On December 8th, Twitter user @AhdriTorrez tweeted a picture of Howard's face over Elsa from the Disney film Frozen. They captioned the tweet, "Do you wanna build a snow mayne?" The post (shown below, left) received more than 13,000 retweets and 19,000 likes in three days. Twitter user @BbellTheSensei tweeted Howard's face over Jigsaw from Saw with the caption “Say Mayne, you wanna Play a game Mayne?” The post (shown below, center) received more than 9,000 retweets and 12,000 likes in two days.
The following day, Twitter user @JUSLIKEMIKE863 tweeted his face over the recording artist SZA with the caption "My mayne is my mayne is your mayne Her this her mayne too," parodying her song. The film (shown below, right) received more than
Terrence Howard's Response
On December 10th, actor Terrence Howard responded to the meme in a video on Twitter. In the video, he tells people online that they missed specific memes, such as "Iron Mayne" and other films featuring Howard with the word "man" in the title. The tweet (shown below) 27,000 retweets and 47,000 likes in 24 hours.
Several media outlets published articles about his response, including HuffPost, The Fader, BET and more.
Look here Mayne… #mayne #terrencehoward pic.twitter.com/ttPuwdFbT4— Terrence D Howard (@terrencehoward) December 10, 2017
 Twitter – @FlowsAndolini's Tweet
 Twitter – @ChuckDSays' Tweet
 Twitter – @SMyart09's Tweet
 Twitter – @SuckaFreeTee's Tweet
 Twitter – @xPhenomenal1's Tweet
 Twitter – @sagemyster's Tweet
 Twitter – Terrence Howard is a Jedi meme now, mane
 Twitter – @AhdriTorrez's Tweet
 Twitter – @BbellTheSensei's Tweet
 Twitter – @terrencehoward's Tweet
 HuffPost – These Terrence Howard Memes Are What You Need In Your Life, Mayne
 The Fader – Terrence Howard responds to the “Mayne” meme
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