Top Ten People/Places/Companies Whose Lives Were Ruined by Being a Meme

The Top Ten
1 Alex from Target
2 Ghislain Raza
3 Cincinnati Zoo "Harambe" (27th May 1999 - 28th May 2016) was the name of a male western lowland gorilla in the Cincinnati Zoo who was shot and killed by a staff member in 2016 due to child negligence, sparking public outrage and later a revered internet meme.
4 Wentworth Miller Wentworth Earl Miller III (born June 2, 1972) is a British-American actor, model, and screenwriter. He rose to prominence following his role as Michael Scofield in the Fox series Prison Break, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for best actor in a leading role. ...read more.
5 Matt Furie

RIP Matt Furie. You will always be Pepe to me.

6 Daniel Lara and Joshua Holz Damn Daniel is a 2016 viral video. Daniel Lara and his friend, Joshua Holz, who are students at Riverside Polytechnic High School, reached their Internet fame after their video, an edited collection of Snapchat videos, went viral on social media platforms such as YouTube and facebook.
7 Tide
8 Adam Holland
9 Ashley VanPevenage
10 Norman Kochanowski

It was a nickname given to a boy named Norman Kochanowski who raged over a game called Unreal Tournament 2004 as he smashed his keyboard. It has spawned many internet memes and remixed in the late 2000s.

Behind the story, Kochanowski was responsible for making his alter ego Leopold Slikk. He used it in other videos such as "The Real Gangster". But when the Angry German Kid meme blasted in popularity, his career came to an end when he disappeared from the internet until 2018 when he made a response why he retired. He started to get bullied at school when people recognize him as the Angry German Kid. So he died his hair black and wore contacts so he won't be recognized. It has almost ruined his life. People wouldn't hire him for jobs or will just annoy him because of his association with the Angry German Kid. He began having homicidal thoughts and went to prison for a month. But he turned back from the meme that haunted his life by lifting weights, making music, working ...more

I remember seeing him on the angry german kid videos and there was lots of videos where he was doing something bad like skipping school, and stuff and had his dad beating him up every time he got into trouble, and norman kochanowski would probably not do those things and his real dad probably wouldn't beat him up either

The Contenders
11 Veerender Jubbal
12 Barron Trump

Just because you are related to Donald doesn't mean you are automatically a conservative.

13 George Floyd

There was even a channel made called "George Floyd Gaming" to poke FUN at him.
I don't like burning the town, but just don't make channels dedicated to hate.

14 JayStation

many channels parody this

15 Marvel Marvel Comics is the common name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc.
16 Ian Carter
17 Joji Miller (Filthy Frank)
18 Toby Fox
19 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.
20 United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.
21 Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language.
22 Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.
23 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.
24 Naughty Dog
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