Avenger: Infinity War was released in the United States on April 23rd, 2018.
One of the scenes depict the central villain of the movie series, Thanos (played by Josh Brolin) state that “reality can be whatever I want”.
An isolated clip of the scene was uploaded to YouTube by Jedi Master Van on August 7th, 2018.
The meme appeared on Reddit in December, 2018, initially in the r/dankmemes subreddit, but spreading quickly.
It didn’t need a lot of time to become viral, spreading quickly to other subreddits, and appearing on other sites in the following months.
“Reality can be whatever I want” image macros could be encountered on sites like Instagram, Twitter, Reddit as well as Tumblr and Facebook.
- Cheezburger.com – ‘Reality Can Be Whatever I Want’ Is A Thanos Meme About Bending The Truth
- Reddit – r/thanosdidnothingwrong