You may go down in history for trashing your ex on reality TV – and the internet thinks you’re a terrible stalker – but do you become a meme? Yes, you do when you have a distinct appearance. Big Ed experienced the same thing.
Big Ed is one of the breakthrough stars of TLC’s reality TV series 90 Day Fiancé and all of its spinoffs, for those of you who haven’t binge-watched every episode. Ed “Big Ed” Brown first appeared in season 1 and has remained a constant presence in the series ever since. After a fiery break-up on 90 Day Fiancé: The Single Life, he and his ex-girlfriend Elizabeth “Liz” Woods just confirmed their engagement.
Is that, however, how Big Ed became a meme? His reported uneasiness — as well as his outburst at his ex-girlfriend Rosemarie Vega – played a role. …as did slathering mayo on his hair… But it was his neck, or rather, his apparent lack of one, that got meme lords typing. Big Ed suffers from Klippel-Feil syndrome, a rare illness in which he has less vertebrae in his neck than the usual individual.
Big Ed has gone down in meme history for his reality TV antics and apparent difference. As a result, we had to round up the finest of the best for your viewing pleasure. Here are the best Big Ed memes on the internet right now, so share them with your friends or bookmark them for later!
After his fall, Humpty Dumpty
For those of you who get the reference, you know it’s more savage than Big Ed being a dead-ringer for the nursery rhyme character.