Who knew that Winnie the Pooh could be so controversial? All traces of the animated honey loving bear have been scrubbed from Chinese social media.
China is known to censor its country’s social media content. Winnie the Pooh got the boot because Chinese President Xi Jinping has been compared to the lovable bear.
In honor of Winnie the Pooh, here are the best memes of the internet’s new favorite bear.
The most iconic Pooh meme is the dancing Winnie the Pooh.
The IRL Winnie the Pooh.
This face mask has caused nightmares.
It’s cute when Pooh comes to life in the TV show, but not cute in real life.
There’s an entire K-Pop Twitter dedicated to comparing stars to the bear.
Never forget when Pooh inspired a bear IRL.
A just Pooh in general.
China may think you’re a threat but the rest of the Internet still loves you, Pooh! Never change.