This is both shocking and hilarious! NBC News anchor Brian Williams just admitted to making up a story of his near death experience in Iraq. Why did he make it up? He claimed he “misremembered” it!
The internet is going crazy with the funniest tweets and memes about Brian Williams “misremembering” the story about his helicopter scare in Iraq — check out our gallery of the best and most hilarious meme round up!
Brian Williams ‘Misremembers’ Memes
Okay, so here’s what happened. NBC’s Brian Williams once claimed he was riding on a helicopter that got hit by enemy fire during the Iraq War.
On Feb. 4, Brian said he “misremembered” what happened during an interview with Star and Stripes. He was not actually on the helicopter that got hit.
“I would not have chosen to make this mistake,” he told the newspaper. “I don’t know what screwed up in my mind that caused me to conflate one aircraft with another.”
After his retraction, the internet went wild with the funniest jokes about the situation because, lets face it, this whole story is just mind-boggling!
Here Are A Few Of Our Favorite Tweets And Memes:
Brian Williams has announced that, despite his recollections, he was not on the Titanic. He saw the film and was confused. cc @andyedelson
— Daniel Wright (@DanSWright) February 4, 2015
— Dale (@Dbargen) February 5, 2015
Check out the rest of the memes in our gallery above! HollywoodLifers, let us know your thoughts on this whole situation in the comments below!
— Shira Benozilio