You Weren’t Supposed to Do That


What does You Weren’t Supposed to Do That mean?

You weren’t supposed to do that is an image macro, created from a picture of Donald Trump, talking to cheering Democrats, during his 2019 State of the Union Address.


What's the origin of You Weren’t Supposed to Do That?

On February 5th, 2019, during the State of the Union Address, congresswomen dressed into suffragette white outfits were cheering and applauding loudly after hearing that women filled over “58% of the newly created jobs” of the previous year.

After the cheering simmered down, president Trump jokingly uttered “you weren’t supposed to do that”.

Spread & Usage

How did You Weren’t Supposed to Do That spread?

The first case of the meme appeared on Reddit the next day, when the user named TheEarthIsACylinder posted a joke into the r/dankmemes subreddit.

“You weren’t supposed to do that” had spread across Reddit rapidly, and the format started appearing on different sites, such as Twitter and Instagram as well.

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