Student Loan Agency Apologizes After Tweeting “Help Me I’m Poor” Meme

“If this is you, then you better fill out your FAFSA.”

1. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the largest provider of student financial aid in the U.S., tweeted Tuesday night a popular Bridesmaids meme along with an encouragement to fill out FAFSA forms:

In Bridesmaids, Kristen Wiig said “Help me, I’m poor,” to a flight attendant as she drunkenly tried to sneak into first class.

3. People quickly criticized FAFSA for the tweet.

8. About an hour later, FAFSA deleted the tweet and followed with an apology early Wednesday.

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