Mom’s disastrous ‘This is MY son’ tweet turns into hilarious meme

Joanna Estrada
October 9, 2018

'He was awarded the USO (United Service Organizations) award.

Hanson was referring to the #HimToo hashtag that became popular following the sexual misconduct accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Jon Hanson, brother to the Navy man in question Pieter, managed to find the humour in the situation, confirming that his mum "made it up".

"Sometimes the people we love do things that hurt us without realizing it", he wrote in his first tweet.

"This is MY son", began his mother's now-deleted post, which was originally tweeted under the handle marlareynoldsc3 and included a snapshot of Hanson. But that didn't stop the internet from having lots to say about the original post.

It's a sentiment the proud mother clearly agrees with, saying her "gentleman" son "won't go on solo dates due to the current climate".

#BelieveWomen. I never have and never will support #HimToo.

"It doesn't represent me at all", said Hanson, who is studying entrepreneurship with plans to open his own brewery.

"I still love her".

Twitter users were quick to make fun of the tweet, with some, such as @LunaisAmerica, using animals.

Dear mom, stop tweeting about me.

He told the Post he is an ally of the #MeToo movement and, unlike what his mom told the world, he's not afraid to go on dates alone. He won't go on solo dates due to the current climate of false accusations of taking the last slice of pizza. I never have and never will support #HimToo.

Buckle up, my friends, for another wild ride on the Twitter Meme Express. It next morphed into a way to shame men who had been accused of sexual assault, as in #HimToo, Wired reported.

A Navy vet is speaking out after his mom accidentally turned him into a viral meme attacking the #MeToo movement. During Kavanaugh's swearing-in ceremony Monday, President Trump apologized "on behalf of our nation" for what he called a desperate Democrat-led campaign of "lies and deception" intent on derailing Kavanaugh's confirmation.

Fortunately both the man who the tweet was about and his brother have come forward to set matters straight. He said he wanted to "turn a negative into a positive", voicing support for #MeToo and later encouraging his newfound 3,000 Twitter followers to donate to causes that have specifically affected his family, such as the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

"I'm trying to use this as an avenue to raise awareness for my little brother".

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