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#HimToo: Mum's counter-campaign attempt becomes mocking meme

#HimToo: Mum's counter-campaign attempt becomes mocking meme

It's a sentiment the proud mother clearly agrees with, saying her "gentleman" son "won't go on solo dates due to the current climate".

It's a response to the #MeToo movement where men use the hashtag to claim that false accusations of rape and sexual assault are being exploited by women.

She wrote: 'This is MY son.

Her son, Pieter Hanson, was reportedly sitting a marketing exam at the University of Central Florida when the post went viral and only realised when his friends told him his mother had accidentally turned him into a Twitter meme.

"This is MY son", begin the majority of tweets, before listing the achievements of everyone from horror villain Norman Bates to Back to the Future's Marty McFly. He is a writer, but sort of a tiresome boy, and is staying at a hotel in winter.

Then there was the one from Psycho. He singlehandely runs a small hotel. He goes a little mad sometimes.

And then the victor: 80's singer Rick Astley in meme form. "#HimToo" started trending as hundreds started mocking his mom's message, creating their own "This is MY son" posts. I'm a mixture of laughing hard and feeling bad for him #HimToo", he wrote before adding, "My mom is insane. She deleted her Twitter account Tuesday.

The tweet, which has now been deleted, ended with the hashtag #HimToo. Sometimes the people we love do things that hurt us without realizing it. Let's turn this around. "I respect and #BelieveWomen", he wrote.

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'I never have and never will support #HimToo.

"I've had limited reach, but now with this it's a good opportunity to support a cause I really believe in".

Pieter also introduced his beloved cats to his new followers. Hanson said he was too heated to speak with her directly about it Monday evening, instead asking his grandmother and younger brother to communicate his wishes that she remove the tweet.

Jon also called their mother a "loose cannon".

And @MollyJongFast made the most of tweets posted by Donald Trump Jr's girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle. He also said he's still trying to "wrap my head around all this".

The Navy veteran figured he would have some fun with the situation after his mother's tweet. "I still love her".

"I was in Iraq under comms blackout". A Twitter fiasco ensued and Hanson later had to do damage control. Thank you for service - in the Navy & in these parts. And, secondly, sorry for having to bring this to your attention.

"We know this isn't you", said another.


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