Paulina-DJ Meme Goes Viral

Dustin Johnson had a lackluster — by his standards — first leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs this past week at The Northern Trust, but an interview he gave to CBS’ Amanda Balionis following his 1-over par third round made the rounds on social media for an interesting reason.

It wasn’t anything DJ said that caught the attention of the internet mob, but instead a certain someone who appeared to be looking on from a distance as DJ spoke to Balionis. 

Instagram account @PGAMemes, they of Lee Westwood fame, cropped the picture of Johnson, Balionis and DJ’s fiancée Paulina Gretzky into a three-piece photo that various other accounts added their own witty captions to. 

 

“I’m not the jealous type”

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Obviously aware of the picture and meme going viral, Balionis and Gretzky fired back the best way they know how: embracing the heat.

Balionis posted on Monday morning a simple response to all those making jokes at her and Paulina’s expense.

 

Our joint statement on a recent meme: Hi Haters 😏

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“Our joint statement on a recent meme: Hi Haters 😏”

As for DJ, he finished TNT with a 3-under par 68 to finish in a tie for 11th. He enters the Dell Technologies Open in second place in the FedEx Cup standings.

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