Theresa May broke down in tears as she concluded her resignation speech in front of 10 Downing Street - and it's been given the meme treatment.
The prime minister said she will step down from the role on 7 June after three embattled years and failing to reach a consensus on a Brexit deal three times.
Her crying face was splashed across the front pages of newspapers as she tearfully told the British public that she bears "no ill-will" at vacating her position, and, as she broke down in tears, said she has "enormous and enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the country I love".
It all began with a well-meaning tweet.
News anchor Eylon Levy, upon learning of May's resignation, tweeted a picture of her crying and wrote:
This is such a haunting photo. Whatever you think about Theresa May's record as prime minister, it's impossible not to feel sorry for her has a person.
And so, the 'This is such a haunting photo...' meme was born.
People utilised pop culture and sarcasm to criticise May and her political history.
Figures were pulled from history.
@0Calamity @dli_odoir This is such a haunting oil painting. Whatever you think of Vlad Tepes record as ruler of Wal… https://t.co/8zgzTWMLAv