Ben Affleck as Batman: Internet's 10 Best Memes
The age of the Batfleck is upon us.
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The #Batfleck hashtag was used by enterprising Twitter users to share memes featuring photoshopped images of Affleck in the batsuit and Matt Damon as his Robin, as well as Christian Bale cracking up over the casting.
But it wasn't all fun and games. One analytics firm estimated 71 percent of tweets about the casting within the first hour of the news breaking were negative. Change.org and White House petitions were started to remove Affleck from the project, though the White House petition was taken down by the Obama administration.
Find 10 of the best Affleck as Batman memes below.
Keeping it in the family (Credit: Tumblr, dragonfiretwistedwire)
Unlucky duck (Credit: Tumblr, spiderniels)
The former caped crusader (Credit: Reddit, tvgrim02)
Good news for Avengers: The Age of Ultron? (Credit: Tumblr, gargoylesstandingonsuperheroes)
Don't argue with an Oscar winner (Credit: Tumblr, sysmatic)
Best friends out on patrol (Credit: Tumblr, yosemitemery)
Grumpy cat reacts (Credit:Tumblr, necpd)
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