Travis Scott dressed in a brown Batman costume

Travis Scott's Batman Costume

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Travis Scott's Batman Costume refers to a viral photograph of rapper Travis Scott posing in his Halloween costume of superhero Batman. The photograph was ridiculed by Travis Scott's Instagram followers, with Scott proceeding to react by deleting his Instagram account. This in turn prompted further spread of the photograph online, with it being actively used in memes in the following days.


On October 31st, 2020, rapper Travis Scott posted photographs of himself wearing a brown Batman costume and a video of him walking up to the costume on Instagram[1][2] (original post not available, photograph shown below).

Instagram photo travis scott in brown batman costume for Halloween


On the same day, the post went viral on Instagram. In the reply section of the post and on other social media, multiple users ridiculed Scott, mocking him for choosing to wear an unusual brown Batman costume instead of traditional black or black-and-grey variation. Users drew comparisons[3][4] to other characters, including The Flea from ¡Mucha Lucha! and Hopper from A Bug's Life, and mocked[5] the costume through puns (examples shown below).

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Jose Saenz 000 @3315Saenz Travis Scott tryna look like Batman this Halloween, but he built more like the Flea 8:08 AM · Nov 1, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone

On November 1st, following the influx of mocking comments, Travis Scott deleted his Instagram page, with multiple social media accounts reporting[6][7][8] the news.

Rap Alert @rapalert2 000 Travis Scott deactivates his Instagram after people were clowning his Batman costume. flame Loading Message No Posts Yet 10:30 AM · Nov 1, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone

The deletion of the account triggered a Streisand Effect, with users on Instagram, Reddit, Facebook and other platforms proceeding to make multiple memes based on the photograph in the following days, particularly those based on the Mom Said It's My Turn On the Xbox meme archetype. For example, a meme posted by Facebook[9] page Rappers In Peculiar Places received over 4,800 reaction and 3,800 shares in one day (shown below, left). a meme posted by Redditor[10] MonkeyGameAL received over 3,500 upvotes in /r/travisscott subreddit in one day (shown below, right).

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HELLO HOES MY MOM SAID I CAN ONLY SAVE YOU AFTER SUPPER AND BEFORE BEDTIME made with mematic Travis Scott after posting his Batman costume 1OSER Diary 30: Batman is coming to school 434,269 views 2K 1 618 Diary 31: Humiliation 449,988 views 3K 1 609


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He could have played along the jokes and made it a fun thing, but I have noticed that rappers today take themselves way too seriously, so he got Streisand'd instead. Adam West looked far worse and comedic as Batman and people ended up loving it anyway.

Some people just cannot have fun today, man.


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