Sunday's Grammy Awards was one for the books. BTS made history as the first K-pop group to perform at the Grammys, Cardi B's win had everyone's hearts bursting, and Ariana Grande was nowhere to be found. However, one of the biggest takeaways of the night was the newest Aladdin trailer.
The trailer finally revealed images of the long awaited characters of Jafar, Aladdin, Jasmine, and of course, the Genie.
Disney's Aladdin - Special Look: In Theaters May 24 youtu.be
The internet quickly went crazy over Will Smith's genie look.
Some people couldn't help but notice this genie's physique.
I guess genie used one of his wishes for pecs and abs. #Aladdin2019— Y Ziddy (@Y Ziddy)1549930236.0
Others felt as though his look was reminiscent of some other famous blue men.
anyone else think genie will smith just looks like another member of blue man group? https://t.co/BwVSP64JQh— N Hon (@N Hon)1549930084.0
But the most overwhelming response is one that points out some likenesses to our favorite onion loving ogre.
the CGI will smith genie is fucking awful 😂 it looks like a blue shrek smh https://t.co/TIm4gk78lI— kate (@kate)1549856129.0
So, we're really gonna act like Will Smith as Genie doesn't look like no Blue-Ass Shrek? #DisneysAladdin— TheCh3mist (@TheCh3mist)1549936365.0
@Saberspark There’s a lot wrong with the trailer; how Jafar looks and sounds, how Aladdin looks, the cave of wonder… https://t.co/bpwX7oOvR4— Jesh Velasquez (@Jesh Velasquez)1549918678.0
I saw a tweet last night that referred to will Smith genie as "blue Shrek" and I have not known peace since that moment— liss (@liss)1549908644.0
Okay people who said the Genie in the new live action #Alladin movie look like a blue shrek need to just sit down a… https://t.co/tJwEvMWixq— Sudhir Das (@Sudhir Das)1549933398.0
You guys are monsters! 😂😂😂 https://t.co/UC1DSqAnB8— Razor (@Razor)1549945406.0
and in the morning, I'm making ~~~~~𝙽𝙸𝙶𝙷𝚃𝙼𝙰𝚁𝙴 𝙵𝚄𝙴𝙻~~~~~ https://t.co/UNtZ4rpL2t— Elvish Presley (@Elvish Presley)1549916880.0
Will Smith Genie is the new Shrek #Aladdin2019 #Shrek #WillSmith #Genæ— vodkadanimals (@vodkadanimals)1550015617.0
in light of his success as genie in the live action adaption of aladdin, will smith has secured the role of shrek i… https://t.co/0s8PBt0dVs— zak (@zak)1549896216.0
Genie Shrek is love. Genie Shrek... is life.— É o Jon, do Tralhas do Jon!(vejam meus vídeos pls) (@É o Jon, do Tralhas do Jon!(vejam meus vídeos pls))1550000189.0
Despite the unsettling Shrek/Genie connection, I'm still pretty psyched for the movie.