Universal’s glitter-farting troll gains viral fame

Universal’s Orlando theme park has added a glitter-farting troll to its character line-up, attracting fame on Twitter.

The daily meet and greet with the characters from Trolls usually features Poppy and Branch. Recently, a sparkly purple troll named Guy Diamond has also been added to the event.

Guy Diamond does a short dance, and then farts confetti.

The character has attracted lots of attention on Twitter, with viral Tweets joking about the character – including the suggestion that he should star in next year’s Superbowl Half Time Show:

And another user that was thankful to the character:

UK theme park Thorpe Park got in on the action:

There were comparisons between different approaches to live appearance character development taken by Disney and Universal!

Other users raised concerns about the character:

As well as the additional clean-up he requires:

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Last year, Museums in the UK celebrated ‘Museum Meme Day’ by posting captioned pictures of their artefacts on Twitter.

Many of the Twitter accounts behind popular UK museums posted a meme related to art, history and even the people that visit. It follows a popular trend of Classic Art memes, where pictures of famous artworks were captioned.

And earlier this year, museums went viral on Twitter by sharing their best “duck pics”.

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