There is a dress that might be black and blue or white and gold.
It started on this Tumblr page here, where a user posted this dress with the caption, “guys please help me – is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my friends can’t agree and we are freaking the f**k out.”
Here’s the dress.
And people on Twitter are completely freaking out whether this dress is blue and black or white and gold. (Note: some of the embedded tweets contain NSFW language.)
folks i do colours for a living and that dress is blue and black. the yellowish lighting is making the black part look sorta gold.
— Bobby McKenna (@bobby) February 27, 2015
The dress is white and gold an I feel physically ill.
— Tom Ley (@ToLey88) February 27, 2015
Is the dress prettier when you see it as white and gold? I don’t understand what’s happening
— Maureen O’Connor (@maureenoco) February 27, 2015
Mindy Kaling has also chimed in.
IT’S A BLUE AND BLACK DRESS! ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) February 27, 2015
And so has Ellen DeGenres.
the dress is gonna start world war 3
— Ellen DeGenres (@TheElIIenShow) February 27, 2015
And BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith.
My daughter thinks it’s blue and green and we are headed to the ER
— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) February 27, 2015
And New York Times tech reporter Mike Isaac.
holy god the dress just changed colours on me
— ಠ_ಠ (@MikeIsaac) February 27, 2015
And of course, Denny’s.
*stops furiously scribbling amidst dozens of coffee cups*there is no dress. it is not the dress that changes colours, it is only yourself.
— Denny’s (@DennysDiner) February 27, 2015
Naturally, the debate surrounding the dress includes the Illuminati.
And the llamas that were loose in Arizona earlier today.
I wish I had the skillz to photoshop that dress onto a llama.
— Lindsey Turrentine (@lturrentine) February 27, 2015
And amid all this, there might be an explanation here.
What do you think?