Ever since Avengers: Infinity War hit American theaters on April 27, 2018, fans across the globe have been speculating, theorizing, and frankly obsessing about how the second chapter in the saga, Avengers: Endgame , will conclude this epic story.
But of all of the Avengers: Endgame theories — some very legitimate, others not so much — only one of those theories has blossomed into a full-blown, can’t-miss-it meme.
Avengers: Infinity War notably brought together heroes from all corners of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one of Earth’s mightiest was missing: Ant-Man.
And while Ant-Man’s absence was briefly glossed over by Black Widow in Infinity War, one fan had a different, more grotesque theory:
Tweeted just three days after the United States premiere of Avengers: Infinity War in 2018, that explicit yet shockingly reasonable theory has only grown in stature since, eventually butterflying into a full-blown meme.
ur tellin me in the 14 million futures Dr. Strange saw not one of them was Ant-Man crawling up Thanos' ass
— e-ghoul 🔪 (@peachhfreckles) March 26, 2019
Stan Lee after seeing people talk about how Ant Man is gonna kill Thanos by crawling up his butthole and expanding. pic.twitter.com/hIAXuxGVWd
— Zach Warling (@Warling_Zach) March 22, 2019
I’ve seen literally dozens of memes about Ant Man crawling into Thanos’ butthole and not ONE meme has used the term:
I want my money back, internet.
— 😷☢️Damon Quaranteion ☢️😷 (@_ThatBrownGuy) March 28, 2019
stan lee watching everyone talk about how ant-man gonna defeat thanos by crawling into his asshole pic.twitter.com/aJBBLbccDB
— bruh (@ironicloki) March 22, 2019
Live-look at Thanos preparing himself against Ant-Man in Endgame pic.twitter.com/SCmA1m0Skg
— Lord Bryan (@slickBDubs) March 19, 2019
Thanos's butthole: *exists*
Ant Man: pic.twitter.com/ZEMXiIl3aK
— LaQueshius (@succboi11) March 19, 2019
ant-man when he changes size in thanos’ ass https://t.co/TkHM1EgfyF
— Eddy Burback (@eddyburback) March 23, 2019
Thanos’s bootyhole: *exists*
— Ant-Cam (@planetcameron) March 22, 2019
The biggest flaw people don't realize when they say Ant Man is gonna shrink himself and grow big after going into Thanos' butthole is that Thanos is able to shit himself on command
— Frank (@sandlerbeats) March 26, 2019
if I was thanos and I felt antman trying to fly up into my butthole I would simply poop my pants
— mr cant spell good (@KrangTNelson) March 27, 2019
I really want Ant-Man to finish off Thanos like this during End Game. pic.twitter.com/t17HueKzyA
— Samuel! (@Shamueell) March 23, 2019
What if Ant-man gets inside Thanos' butthole and then expand to human size, hence killing Thanos pic.twitter.com/sTjaKpXn49
— Krish (@thekrishtening) March 19, 2019
— E (@EE_1025) March 25, 2019
In fact, this particularly bonkers fan theory/running joke/meme has gained so much steam over the past year that even Ant-man himself Paul Rudd addressed it during an interview.
Avengers: Endgame will star Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, and more. At the time of its release, it will be the 22nd film in the 11-year old Marvel Cinematic Universe.
It is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, who previously directed Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War. The movie was preceded by Captain Marvel and will be followed up by Spider-Man: Far From Home in July.
Avengers: Endgame will hit theaters in the United States on Friday, April 26.
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