Earlier this month, Idris Elba took on Hot Ones‘ infamous spicy wings challenge. While the British actor used the wings-based interview to promote new movie Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and offer some insights into his career, one moment in particular grabbed the internet hive mind’s attention.
Hot Ones is a struggle against our human limitations, and Elba’s pained reaction to an especially spicy chicken wing gifted us the perfect meme to encapsulate all manner of awkward moments. Read on to see what the internet has made out of Elba’s suffering.
When you’re eating at a restaurant and she randomly asks “what are we?” pic.twitter.com/D7hBGgSr10
— Deeps🥤 (@Shallows_C) August 11, 2019
During the meal Jesus said, "I tell you, one of you will betray me”
— less is mo … (@_lessismaur) August 12, 2019
When you’re enjoying your Nando’s and the worker comes to ask you why you have Fanta in a water glass
— 45🎒 (@Gio45ive) August 12, 2019
How meal preppers really be by day 5 pic.twitter.com/OBcgugB8jz
— Nah, You Good. (@uglynewyork) August 10, 2019
When people actually eat Avocado & toast after uploading the pic to instagram pic.twitter.com/sYpexFW3C6
— PENTONE 🔰 (@MonClapped) August 13, 2019
Joffrey Lannisters wedding, Game of Thrones Season 4: pic.twitter.com/s3p5HIPY5w
— FRANKLIN SAINT STAN (@Cindtrillella) August 12, 2019
When the jerk starting to taste like poison and you hear her say
“Tek Mi fi eediat” pic.twitter.com/wLhEC7hdaa
— shikamaru cousin dem (@cgolson65jr) August 12, 2019
When you’re Idris Elba and you eat really spicy wings pic.twitter.com/n2loEvHYMu
— Matt Lapolla (@LapollaMatthew) August 13, 2019
You can watch Idris Elba’s full Hot Ones interview here.