Twitter has played a role in a number of important movements — it served as a lifeline to the outside world during the Arab Spring, it empowered certain voters in the most recent presidential election, and, most importantly, it fostered a critical conversation about a particular brand of orange juice.
It all began over a week ago when one brave Twitter user decided to defend a certain beverage....
? Y'ALL NOT FINNA DISRESPECT SUNNY DELIGHT— Negrita (@HustleAndFro_) December 24, 2016
Obviously, such a taunt would not be ignored the juice connoisseurs of Twitter — so people fought back.
@HustleAndFro_ the shittest artificial shit ever created...........??— Afrikan Gumbo ™️ (@SplatterdHerbz) December 24, 2016
@HustleAndFro_ Sunny D is disgusting...— Jah Jah Gabor (@Dopeski_Mcghee) December 24, 2016
People got pretty creative.
@HustleAndFro_ sunny d tastes like clown urine— young magnus (@magnus_vir) December 25, 2016
@HustleAndFro_ Sunny D is made from pork run off— (((GusstheLawyer))) (@gussthelawyer) December 24, 2016
@HustleAndFro_ sunny delight is antifreeze— bjaye (@agift_fromabob) December 25, 2016
Sunny D is Great Value orange juice minus the great and the value https://t.co/psh7fa3P3c— nash (@n4shid) December 25, 2016
@Hustle_Scholar WHOA WHIA WHOA!!! Sunny D is supposed to be orange flavored? I thought it was colonoscopy prep— AG (@AGo1) December 24, 2016
@Hustle_Scholar Sunny D really is theoretical orange juice.— Pontifex Snaximus (@PopeSnogginheim) December 25, 2016
The critiques started to get very abstract.
Sunny D is the “I’m not racist I have black friends” of juices RT @HustleAndFro_: ? Y’ALL NOT FINNA DISRESPECT SUNNY DELIGHT— Brey Z (@TheBreyKeys) December 24, 2016
@HustleAndFro_ OJ is the guy whose girls creep on while Sunny D is the guy who slides into their DMs— Chris Santiago (@CSantiago1001) January 3, 2017
Sunny D is the child OJ had with Tang even though the other beverages said Tang ain't shit and won't handle his responsibilities. https://t.co/0bm5PllSRF— Boyz N Da Hoodies (@terrill) December 24, 2016
Sunny D is Tang that failed its finals. https://t.co/Tw8bm9yv68— Robert Young (@robertcyoung) December 24, 2016
Sunny D taste like it was made by someone whose only contact with oranges was through reading about them https://t.co/zMW6DOpZXR— Civil Savage (@Hustle_Scholar) December 24, 2016
Sunny D is for the people who still put their finger under words when they read— majin druu (@_andrewmunoz_) January 3, 2017
And, as always, Twitter wasn't afraid to get gross.
@HustleAndFro_ Sunny D is the result of squeezing a dead dogs intestines into a glass.— (((GusstheLawyer))) (@gussthelawyer) December 25, 2016
Oddly, enough, this has us feeling nostalgic.... And a little thirsty.