Oh, to be Ray Liotta…
Even millennials who haven’t yet seen the classic gangster movie “Goodfellas” are likely familiar with one of the most famous memes of all time, that of actor Ray Liotta laughing his head off.
What were they laughing at? At this point in pop culture history, it doesn’t really matter because, after all, it can be whatever anyone wants to poke fun at, and it’s been put to hilarious use on countless turns of phrase – like this one:
But honestly, what could be more awesome than being the central figure in one of the most famous memes of all time, and consequently being able to use your OWN meme when you decide you want to poke fun at something yourself?
Yep, that’s exactly what Ray Liotta did on Monday after Sunday night’s epic Oscar mix-up.
— Ray Liotta (@rayliotta) February 27, 2017
Needless to say, Liotta’s post lit up Twitter…
@rayliotta savage ?
— Pandie Suicide (@Pandiesuicide) February 27, 2017
— Kozza (@Kozza) February 27, 2017
— El meastro ™ (@ibadr4cfc_) February 27, 2017
@rayliotta ? you must have a lot of fun with that GIF
— VivianaMT (@VivianaMT) February 27, 2017
— Kilgore Trout (@CohibaSmkr) February 27, 2017
— Timothy Connolly CFA (@SconsetCapital) February 27, 2017
— Countess Rose Perry (@VinoCaPisco) February 28, 2017
— Catholic/USADefender (@AwakeDeborah) February 28, 2017
— Brian McLaughlin (@bjmclaughlin) February 27, 2017
The 62-year-old actor is back in the public eye in a major way, starring in the hit NBC drama “Shades of Blue.”
@rayliotta Excited for Shades of Blue to return!
— Justin LaBar (@JustinLaBar) February 28, 2017
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