How Miley Cyrus Took Over the Internet This Week

08/30/2013 at 05:30 PM EDT

Miley Cyrus: How She Took Over the Internet This Week

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

It was the twerk heard 'round the Interwebs.

Oh, Miley. Miley! Why? Why did you take over the Internet this week? Every time I went online, there was another Miley meme that sprouted up. There was nary a cat video in sight – unless someone digitally inserted Miley twerking on a cat.

Commentary and jokes focused on Miley (and not Robin Thicke, it's interesting to note) were everywhere, so it would be egregious to not talk about her in a column about the biggest things online. So, here it is: The best (or worst, depending on how you feel about it) of Miley's Internet takeover.

Miley Cyrus Twerking on Famous Paintings
But is it art? (NOPE.)



A Thousand (or So It Seemed) Twitter Accounts in Honor of Her Tongue Sprung Up
Welcome to the Internet, @Mileys_Tongue_, @Mileystongue, @CyrussTongue and the rest of you. You guys have all killed novelty accounts.

Robin Thicke's Suit Inspired Creative Theories into the Creation of Mythical Creatures
If you say his name three times he won't appear. Sorry, RT fangirls.

Following an In-Depth Look on "Twerking", #ABCreports Trends on Twitter


And Then There Was the Whole "Miley Looks Like…." Trend




And, of Course, Memes About Miley's Parents Spread
There was even a hashtag, #StayStrongBillyRayCyrus



So to sum up the week: We are all the baby cat in need of a hug.

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