THE woman in the viral “Girl Explaining” meme is unrecognisable four years on – and she has finally revealed what she was really telling her boyfriend.
los meme of Denise Sanchez yelling into the ear of her boyfriend at a music festival in 2018 has exploded across social media.
The man looks completely unimpressed with what Denise has to say – prompting thousands of creative internet users to come up with a possible scenario for what she might be explaining to him.
The hilarious picture previously went viral in Spanish-speaking meme circles in 2019 – and now it’s crossed over into English meme circles, flooding everyone’s social media feed once again.
Hablando a Know Your Meme, Denise revealed the viral photo was snapped while she was partying at a festival in Buenos Aires in Argentina.
And she confirmed the boy in the photo – Alfre – was her boyfriend at the time.
Ella dijo: “He was my boyfriend at the time, now he’s my ex.”
Denise said they were actually in the background of someone else’s photo – but they quickly became the centre of attention.
When the meme first started to do the rounds online in 2019, she said she received a lot of interest.
“I was featured in the newspaper in my city, many people followed me on Instagram, and people have written me and asked how it happened,” ella dijo.
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But it wasn’t all positive for Denise, as many people branded her the “toxic girlfriend”.
Ella dijo: “They have treated me like a toxic girlfriend too… it’s funny to see how people draw conclusions from a photo and think they know a lot about how you are.”
And for everyone curious about what she was “explicando” to her boyfriend in the picture, Denise said she was actually just trying to sing a song to him.
Denise said she’s no longer with the boy in the viral photo and she’s now settled with a new partner.
She said her “friends laugh a lot whenever I mention it and they were surprised when I started to get famous”.
Hoy, Denise is unrecognisable after dying her hair black – and she had no idea the meme had exploded on the internet again.
Ella dijo: “I honestly had no idea that the meme resurfaced again and I never realised the huge number of people who saw it.
“It makes me laugh a lot when everyone is surprised that it’s me.
“Now I dyed my hair black so it’s harder for them to recognise me, but yes, it’s me.”