While memes may be timeless, the people in them continue to age like the rest of us. It's easy to forget that those who appear in memes are actual people, and even easier to forget when they're actual tiny humans who are still developing and don't know how to mask their emotions like the rest of us do.
Overly Attached Girlfriend is a great example than millions are familiar with. Same with Bad Luck Brian, Scumbag Steve (who actually isn't really scummy at all it turns out), and literally every other meme you can think of from that era that has a personality trait assigned to someone with a very specific look. That's why so many people saw Side-Eye Chloe and thought to themselves, "I can definitely relate to that kid," upon her reaction to her sister bawling beside her after hearing about where they were going.
Lily and Chloe are two sisters who went viral a few years ago when their mother shared their very different reactions to a trip to Disneyland on YouTube. Lily basically lost her dang mind, whereas Chloe seemed to not really understand what the big deal was. Her perfect expression of skeptical confusion became the face that launched a thousand memes. It's basically the look you want to give anyone who is acting really extra:
But the family has been reveling in Side Eye Chloe's fame, sharing memes of her on their official Instagram account:
But not that many people were considering the actual human girl behind the meme. Then Twitter user Crysti paired up a few recent pics of Chloe posing with her meme face, and everyone went wild for her again, now that she's starting to look all grown up:
In fact, the girls have a pretty huge social media following on Instagram, and their mom Lily is almost definitely pushing them to model and act with her frequent posts about how great they are in front of a camera and their YouTube channel. But you can still sorta tell that Lilly is more into it than her sister, as she would be:
Ah, stage moms. Four years later, Chloe is as adorable as ever, though she appears less confused by her family's constant filming and picture taking. May the attention of the Internet and her mom's business sense never stamp out Chloe's questioning streak completely. At least her family reminds her of what a little cynic she once was on the regular:
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