Cruella de Vil’s ‘Absurd’ Origin Story Becomes a Meme: See the Best Tweets

SPOILER ALERT: If you don’t want Cruella de Vil’s origins spoiled do not read any further.

The live-action “Cruella” movie is now in theaters and on Disney+.  It finally reveals the real reason why Cruella hates dalmatians and fans are not happy.

It turns out that when Cruella was a little girl, she watched the woman who was acting as her guardian be attacked and pushed over a cliff by three dalmatians owned by an evil baroness.

Fans took to Twitter to discuss the ‘hilarious and ‘absurd’ origin story.  Here are some of our favorite reactions.

and here’s the scene in case you want to watch it again.


(You can view more memes here.)

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