The Internet Just Turned This Brazilian Alligator Into A Meme And She Is Everything
19 June 2017, 16:26 | Updated: 19 June 2017, 16:32
Someone call The Babadook and let him know he's cancelled.
Less than two weeks after The Badabook was adopted as a gay icon just in time for Pride Month, he has been replaced by a Cuca, a sassy alligator (she's not a crocodile, ok?) who looks like she'd be the one to receive the dreaded villain edit on RuPaul's Drag Race. Yes, Cuca - the subject of all those hilarious GIFs on your timeline - has arrived and she is EVERYTHINGGGG.
Where did Cuca come from?
Cuca, a witch who manifests as an alligator wearing a blonde wig, appeared on a Brazilian children's TV show called Sitio do Picapau Amarelo in 2001 until 2006 but she's actually been around for a lot longer than that. Your new icon first made waves in Brazil back in 1921 and has been a cultural icon ever since.
WHO IS CUCA? Here's all you need to know about the next great gay icon: pic.twitter.com/yQTkAPKfTM— Mike T (@majtague) June 16, 2017
The first few appearances of Cuca on social media happened on June 15th...
"Da done done— MrVicks (@MrVicks) June 15, 2017
The sun done
Yep the sun done
Came up but we still up in dungeon
Da done done
Yep in London" pic.twitter.com/mZmBKSi2p1
And the rest, as they say, is HERstory.
"PINK WIG, THICC ASS, GIVE EM WHIPLASH! I THINK BIG, GET CASH, MAKE EM BLINK FAST!" pic.twitter.com/wINKbXWdDN— ㅤ (@twinksage) June 15, 2017
Someone call the Babadook and tell him that he's been cancelledT.
gay twitter: babadook is the new gay icon!!!— T. Kyle (@tkylemac) June 16, 2017
three days later: pic.twitter.com/9pF9kjq4w7
Cuca is literally the sassiest, shadiest Alligator you will ever met.
"Now bitch you know I ain't one to gossip so you didn't hear this from me let's be clear on THAT" pic.twitter.com/Xl2x3D0hft— Demi Lobotomy (@shookshack) June 16, 2017
She gives approximately ZERO fucks and WILL come for your man.
B I C T...H pic.twitter.com/50oWiFlU1Z— miss Cuca (@AmericanHunty) June 15, 2017
Miss Cuca has been already been adopted by the Drag Race community.
Hola mis amores! Would you like to see my cuca?! pic.twitter.com/vl4y4i27Yl— miss Cuca (@AmericanHunty) June 16, 2017
"It's a lip sync, what part of that do you not understand?"
"GREEDY! Ooh! You know that I'm greedy for love." pic.twitter.com/Be94xEMWPm— Mike T (@majtague) June 16, 2017
Some have even compared her obvious penchant for tea to that of Queen Wendy Williams.
I am truly sick of y'all at this point pic.twitter.com/AtLDlFXbYF— HOOD VOGUE (@kxyonn) June 16, 2017
Cuca has even made it into a Ditty remix.
Cuca Horror Story: Coven
Cuca Horror Story: Coven pic.twitter.com/nd4QvtqlzN— AHS Brasil (@AHSBrasil) June 16, 2017
She may have been around for almost 100 years but she know's what's good.
Miley what's good? pic.twitter.com/x1SmCEGzDL— Uma Kompton (@KomptonMusic) June 16, 2017
Long live Miss Cuca.
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