Eat Hot Chip and Lie


What does Eat Hot Chip and Lie mean?

Eat Hot Chip and Lie is a popular copypasta meme, derived from a viral Facebook rant about how lazy and useless girls under 25 are and how they only like to “eat hot Cheetos, charge they phone, get a sew in weave”.

The meme itself may appear in tweets or ironic memes, across the internet, especially as an ironic copypasta on social media sites, forums, and message boards, including, Twitter, Reddit, and Tumblr.

The “Eat Hot Chip and Lie” meme had become a viral tool for ironically criticizing today’s generation, highlighting their habits of laziness and deceptiveness.


What's the origin of Eat Hot Chip and Lie?

The original post, that started the meme was published on Facebook by David Jones on December 30th, 2015. It was loaded with profanities and degrading insults directed towards women, including the thought that, among other things, all they want to do is “Eat Hot Cheetos and Lie.”

The rant has gotten a large number of reactions and shares, and several screenshots of the post were reposted on the social media site.

In the following years, many people tweeted the same message, modifying and shortening the original post. The first time “Eat Hot Chip and Lie” appeared was on November 3rd, 2018, when Twitter user @realdirtjane paraphrased the original post.

Spread & Usage

How did Eat Hot Chip and Lie spread?

“Eat Hot Chip and Lie” was frequently referenced on Twitter, since 2019, appearing regularly on Black Twitter, mostly as paraphrases of the original post, ironically ranting about a problem. It had spread on to Reddit as well, where people paired the phrase with ironic images for an extra effect.

On January 23rd, 2020, @datashade tweeted a parody of Bernie Sanders talking, with someone doing an impersonation of his voice, proceeding to say the words of the original “Eat Hot Chip and Lie” post.

Since then, the “Eat Hot Chip and Lie” meme has remained a popular staple of ironic rants, highlighting the fact that if one loses their temper online, they are likely to become a topic of ridicule, instead of being taken seriously.

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