26-year-old rapper Lil Uzi Vert got himself an extremely expensive body modification that caused the internet to explode in memes almost immediately.
Vert tweeted he'd been making payments since 2017 for a multi-million dollar pink diamond from jeweler Elliott Eliantte.
He recently got it implanted into his forehead.
In theory, this sounds kind of cool, but in practice-the implant itself was a bit off-center.
Ok we good https://t.co/tOOIaQbcWs— Uzi London 🌎☄️💕® (@Uzi London 🌎☄️💕®)1612402409.0
I am fine with Lil Uzi Vert having a forehead diamond but the forehead diamond being off-centre is unforgivable https://t.co/lzATHv5zER— actually not hayden (@actually not hayden)1612358513.0
Like a flash, the internet was on it, creating meme after meme at the speed of light.
When I finally catch Lil Uzi Vert https://t.co/jgMIFvJnwG— A boy has no eyebrows (@A boy has no eyebrows)1612380456.0
Lil Uzi when Thanos comes for the 7th infinity stone https://t.co/fdF0JTRWBO— Adam Ayala (@Adam Ayala)1612375339.0
lil uzi taking over 2021 like : https://t.co/EXAyyMrkPS— 9th (@9th)1612402563.0
Me when I catch Lil Uzi walking down the street: https://t.co/0T4bCtd0aA— K🥀 (@K🥀)1612375595.0
gonna tell my kids this was lil uzi vert https://t.co/BmZn8KTzh0— sam (@sam)1612406342.0
The forehead-crystal is a common trope in animation styles from around the world.
Soon people were comparing Vert's body mod to the likes of Steven Universe and others.
Yeah bro I love lil uzi vert https://t.co/227Etb0IhO— Eli (@Eli)1612409803.0
@LILUZIVERT dont worry i got the reference https://t.co/Un95WkTrAq— Sora (@Sora)1612408502.0
@LILUZIVERT When i can’t steal the diamond out so i just gotta take Uzi with me https://t.co/ItM52Cmtay— young jhit (@young jhit)1612445636.0
archaeologists finding lil uzi vert’s skeleton in the year 3005: https://t.co/enb7gaXM6Y— Cooper 🌙 (@Cooper 🌙)1612403523.0
@LILUZIVERT You think you this mf huh😭 https://t.co/1muU2xzToJ— Chief (@Chief)1612403365.0
Teacher: where do we keep diamonds Me: In a safe box Teacher: so why did you write Lil Uzi Vert's head https://t.co/shRWOFqxEi— 𝑫𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒎𝒆𝒆 👑 (@𝑫𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒎𝒆𝒆 👑)1612421919.0
@LILUZIVERT uzi really said he finna cast infinite tsukuyomi on in with this next album https://t.co/x6ANF4AYvi— twano (@twano)1612403654.0
Vert has said this diamond is his favorite thing he owns, despite continued ridicule from Twitter.
If @LILUZIVERT had a pokemon team 💎💎💎💎 https://t.co/77bm9Kn6bE— Keith 👽🧬 (@Keith 👽🧬)1612412286.0
Nah but fr... what was Lil Uzi Vert thinking.... https://t.co/lEXnHNFSSz— ıllıllı 𝙈𝙊𝘾 ıllıllı (@ıllıllı 𝙈𝙊𝘾 ıllıllı)1612411433.0
@LILUZIVERT uzi in a year from now https://t.co/xiPrASIBaj— abbas shah (@abbas shah)1612403477.0
@LILUZIVERT Best sakura cosplay ever https://t.co/dN1y1LP4Y9— mena | cw: hxh | spoilers (@mena | cw: hxh | spoilers)1612403583.0
lil uzi vert slowly turning into a sim?? (SHOCKING!!) https://t.co/TBCwvtYRUg— clarissa (@clarissa)1612415304.0
@LILUZIVERT yo when next is your meet and greet. https://t.co/h7PoNYcRMj— Mr. no bitches (@Mr. no bitches)1612404680.0
tellin my kids this was lil uzi vert https://t.co/KBlGKMwbtL— RedNato (@RedNato)1612417919.0
Apparently, the diamond has affected Vert's center of gravity.
He said he's "movin' really different now," as can be seen in this video by the jeweler who supplied the diamond.
We wish Lil Uzi Vert all the best with his new third-eye diamond.