My Name Is Skyler White, Yo

Meaning

What does My Name Is Skyler White, Yo mean?

The phrase ⁤My Name Is Skyler White, Yo is a humorous expression that gained popularity as a⁢ quote from the television ⁢series “Breaking ⁤Bad.”

It comes from a scene, where Skyler White confronts Jesse Pinkman about selling Jazz Cigarettes to her husband, while Jesse is disposing of a corpse in his yard. When Jesse drops the word “Yo,” Skyler responds with “My Name Is Skyler White, Yo.”

The scene was later turned into a viral TikTok lip dubbing trend, with a plethora of videos being shared on the site, using the sound “My Name Is Skyler White, Yo.”

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@mineralsmarie skylar white yo #breakingbad #fypシ ♬ original sound – jamo

Origin

What's the origin of My Name Is Skyler White, Yo?

The quote originates from Season 1 Episode 2 of “Breaking Bad,” which first aired under the title “Cat’s in the Bag…”. During the episode, Skyler White confronts Jesse Pinkman (portrayed by Anna Gunn and Aaron Paul respectively) about selling weed to her husband, remaining ignorant about the meth endevour and the dead body in the yard, five feet away from her. When Jesse tells “whatever you’re selling, I ain’t buying, yo,” Skyler responds with “My Name Is Skyler White, Yo.”

The scene was later uploaded to YouTube by Rotten Tomatoes TV, under the title “Breaking Bad – Skyler Confronts Jesse Scene (S1E2) | Rotten Tomatoes TV.” The scene was later uoloaded to TikTok as well, by user @mineralsmarie on February 25th, 2022.

The “My Name Is Skyler White, Yo” sound was first used as a lip dubbing video on TikTok by @420kushdaddy69 on August 18th, 2022.

Spread & Usage

How did My Name Is Skyler White, Yo spread?

In August 2022, the “My Name Is Skyler White, Yo” meme gained traction on TikTok, with newer and newer videos using the sound.

The trend was enhanced by @emilseljeseth on September 7th, 2022, when he uploaded a video with the sound, making a unique facial expression after every phrase Skyler says. This format caught on among TikTok users, who began using it in their own videos, all making silly and ridiculous facial expressions.

Although the popularity of the “My Name Is Skyler White, Yo” meme has been in decline, this quote is undeniably one of the most memorable from the series, inspiring humorous trends online.

External resources

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