News broke that Home Alone 2 Star Donald Trump had been indicted by a grand jury in New York, marking the first time in American history that a former president has been charged with a crime. The charges stem from his alleged involvement in paying hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 election.
The anticipation and speculation surrounding Trump’s pending indictment had been dominating headlines for the past two weeks. Therefore, once the official announcement was made, social media platforms such as Twitter (being Twitter!) were quick to react, with humorous commentary and reactions to the news flooding timelines across the world.
As the news of Trump’s indictment spread, reactions ranged from joyous to stunned, with many individuals taking to social media to share their opinions on the matter. From memes to snarky comments, the internet was buzzing with reactions to the historic news. Despite the seriousness of the charges, people couldn’t help but find humor in the situation, highlighting the importance of satire and comedy during times of political upheaval.
Hard to believe that Donald Trump having sex resulted in something worse for him than Don Jr.
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) March 30, 2023
Trump in his jail cell: https://t.co/c8TWXpNEZk
— Frank Costa (@feistyfrank) March 30, 2023
tired: Trump indicted
wired: Gwyneth freed https://t.co/sDQOijFc5p
— Tyler Dinucci!! (@TylerDinucci) March 30, 2023
‘Home Alone 2: Lost in New York’ star Donald Trump has been indicted on criminal charges. pic.twitter.com/lzlF3bLgKi
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) March 30, 2023
Donald Trump tanked. Flop bitch
— ian (@itsianraymond) March 30, 2023
this better not overshadow the gwyneth paltrow deliberations
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) March 30, 2023
I WISH TRUMP WAS ON TWITTER RIGHT NOW!!!!!
— Phillip (@MajorPhilebrity) March 30, 2023
the new york grand jury today pic.twitter.com/iekK6G4RdQ
— NOSTALGIA (@notgwendalupe) March 30, 2023
Well, that’s certainly a statement. pic.twitter.com/vjL1e6YMVM
— Jon Campbell (@JonCampbellNY) March 30, 2023
he better be studying these pics rn pic.twitter.com/Wd6ytaHl6F
— matt (@mattxiv) March 30, 2023
Liza Minnelli has outlived the long wait for Donald Trump to be indicted. A grand jury has voted to indict the former President for his role in paying hush money to Stormy Daniels. Hallelujah and amen!
— LizaMinnelliOutlives (@LiZaOutlives) March 30, 2023
Trump indicted and Gwyneth innocent pic.twitter.com/AvBfk4rdfd
— Sam Stryker (@sbstryker) March 30, 2023
SURRENDER, DONALD! #TrumpIndictment pic.twitter.com/QnYOJy6nlH
— BrooklynDad_Defiant!☮️ (@mmpadellan) March 30, 2023
Moments like this make me sad I’m off Facebook, like I need to know what my aunt who claims Hillary Clinton is a paid assassin thinks of this
— Michael Benjamin (@mfbenji) March 30, 2023
— Keith Edwards (@keithedwards) March 30, 2023
— RICKY (@Rickyismsss) March 30, 2023
Not my mom ringing a cowbell in her massively GOP neighborhood to celebrate the Trump indictment ???????? pic.twitter.com/H3EnS7YBC3
— Matilda Bress (@matildabress) March 30, 2023
I've been carting around my laptop everywhere I go for the last couple of weeks, just in case I happened to be in, like, a TJ Maxx when Donald Trump was indicted, which I'm happy to say is exactly where I was when this went down.
— Matt Fuller (@MEPFuller) March 30, 2023
she’s waiting outside mar-a-lago pic.twitter.com/t0PhbC892H
— oatmeal influencer (@acechhh) March 30, 2023
that mugshot is gonna be inescapable
— alex (@alex_abads) March 30, 2023
are u allowed to do a thumbs up in a mug shot
— darth™ (@darth) March 30, 2023
TRUMP INDICTED, GWYNETH INNOCENT
GOD BLESS THIS COUNTRY
— Jon Lovett (@jonlovett) March 30, 2023