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Even with Ricky Gervais hosting, the 69th Golden Globe Awards have remained a relatively mild affair. Fortunately for all of us, Tina Fey is a lover of memes.
During the presentation for “Best Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical,” the 30 Rock star photobombed the nominee shot of her pal and former “Weekend Update” co-anchor, Amy Poehler. Fey and Poehler were both up for the award but lost to Laura Dern.
Still, the Internet (and Twitter was a flutter, with requests for animated gifs of photobomb excellence.
Tumblr to the rescue! User kellyoxford put together this shot, celebrating the photo ruiner in us all. Using the time-honored tradition of gif animation, here is what may be the first photobombing at a Hollywood Foreign Press Association award show.
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Ricky Gervais 2012 Golden Globes opening monologue
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