'Black and the new orange!': Internet goes wild for nemes mocking Donald Trump's meeting with Kanye West
- Kanye West met with Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday
- The bizarre meeting quickly spawned numerous memes making fun of both the President-elect and the rapper
- Kanye received the bulk of the abuse, with memes making fun of his blonde hair
On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump got perhaps his most shocking visitor to Trump Tower yet - Kanye West.
The two 'longtime' friends had a brief meeting Wednesday morning before they took the elevator downstairs and posed for pictures with reporters - marking one of Kanye's first public appearances since being discharged from hospital last week after suffering a mental breakdown.
The meeting spawned numerous memes online - mocking both the President-elect and Kanye for the bizarre meeting.
Why so serious? Donald Trump hosted Kanye West for a brief meeting at Trump Tower on Wednesday, and the get together spawned numerous memes like the one above
North, I am your father! The meme above compares Kanye to Darth Vader and Trump as the Sith lord
Sounds like a Netflix hit: Another meme made a pun on the Netflix show Orange is the New Black, by writing 'Black and the New Orange'
Special treatment: One meme compared Trump to Leonardo DiCaprio's slave owner in Django Unchained, with Kanye as the Uncle Tom-esque head slave Stephen
In a change of pace, it was Kanye who received the bulk of the abuse - with memes mocking his new blond hair.
Another meme contrasted two pictures of Kanye, one smiling picture with President Obama and a photo from Wednesday's meeting with Trump in which he wears a super-serious expression. 'America at the start of 2016. America at the end of 2016,' the Instagram user wrote.
One meme maker used Photoshop to turn Kanye into Darth Vader to Trump's Sith master.
Others referenced Trump's plan to keep tabs on Muslims entering the U.S. and Kanye's foray into fashion design.
'Trump is meeting with Kanye because Kanye is designing the uniforms for the camps,' one meme reads, with pictures from Kanye's fashion line.
Trump's proposal to maintain a database of Muslims in the country has drawn comparisons to the WWII internment of Japanese-Americans, but he has never proposed putting Muslims in camps.
Votes for Trump: Before he was hospitalized for a mental breakdown, Kanye went on a long rant at a concert about how he didn't vote - but if he had it would have been for Trump
Kanye Trump? In the lobby of Trump Tower, West refused to make a comment but Trump said the two were catching up about 'life'
Government contract? This meme referenced Trump's plan to keep tabs on Muslims entering the U.S., joking that he wants to use Kanye's fashion line clothing 'for the camps'. Trump's proposal to maintain a database of Muslims in the country has drawn comparisons to the WWII internment of Japanese-Americans, but he has never proposed putting Muslims in camps
Sell out: During their quick photo opp in the Trump lobby, the President-elect said he and Kanye had been friends for years
Serious issues: The above meme makes fun of Kanye's recent stint in the hospital, after suffering a mental break down in the middle of his Saint Pable tour
Imitation is the highest form of flattery: Kanye's new bleach-blond hair was a focal point of many of the memes - which compared his new coif to Trump's never-graying look
Sea change: Multiple memes contrasted pictures of Kanye with President Obama and the new President-elect
Bankrupt: Throughout the campaign, Trump claimed he made his fortune after starting his business with a 'small loan' of $1million dollars from his father
Real friends: Kanye has claimed to be on the outs with longtime collaborator Jay-Z as of late
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