Jennifer Garner Responds to Oscars Meme, Which Is Honestly Thrilling for Me Personally

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Jennifer Garner has responded to a tweet that paired a video from the 2018 Oscars ceremony of her abruptly stopping her applause with the caption, “What realization did Jennifer Garner just come to?” This is a big deal because, in a way, she’s responding directly to me, an idiot.

On Sunday night I tweeted this [admittedly terrible] cell phone video of my television:

And Monday night, Garner shared these videos on her Instagram story:

Her three “realizations” were:

“Congrats to Shape of Water! Maybe I should date a fish?”
“Hey Jimmy Kimmel, what’s in your wallet? Wait where’s my wallet?”
“Can’t wait to work with Lena Dunham! Wait did I sign a nudity waiver?”

Allow me to explain these “jokes”: The first is a reference to the night’s big winner The Shape of Water, which is about a woman who dates a fish. The second is a reference to her most iconic role, that of Capital One spokesperson. And the third is a reference to her upcoming HBO series Camping, created by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner.

Isn’t that fun? I think that’s fun. Jennifer Garner seems fun.


Lee Pace has followed up on a W piece (written by Brian Moylan) in which he kinda sorta came out after expressing his opinion that gay roles should be played by gay actors. In a series of tweets, the Pushing Daisies star (currently starring in the revival of Angels In America) wrote:


I do, actually! She played the best friend in In Her Shoes!!!


  • It’s funny to refer to the person you competed for on The Bachelor as one’s “ex.” [E! Online]
  • Emma Watson has a sense of humor. [People]
  • Hailey Baldwin’s jacket is TOO! BIG! [Just Jared]
  • And we all breathe a sigh of relief. [Gossip Cop]
  • Nah. [TowleRoad]
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