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    "Cruella" Has An Absolutely Bonkers Twist Involving Her Mother, So Here's A Bunch Of Jokes About It

    "Hello, my name is Cruella. You killed my mother. Prepare to die." —Cruella, probably.

    It's been over a week since Cruella was released into the world, and — while it's certainly a fun, campy-as-all-heck watch with some seriously sick costume design — there's really only one scene in particular that absolutely everyone's talking about.

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    With that in mind, SPOILERS for Cruella incoming in 5...4...3...2...

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    So, uh, a pack of trained Dalmatians killed her mom? In cold blood??? Like, I cannot stress this enough, I'm not being a lil' jokester making this up for a hearty chuckle — a group of Dalmatians physically push her mother off of a cliff, and she falls to her death. It was one of the wildest things I've ever seen in my life, and I grew up in south Florida.

    Cruella with three Dalmatians with caption "I'm sorry, what?!?!"
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    ANYWAY, y'all already KNOW the interwebs came through with some hilarious jokes about it. So, we took to the depths of Twitter and Tumblr to round up some of the very best reactions to...well...ya know, that scene in particular and curated them into this easy-to-enjoy list! Ready? Buckle up, here we go:

    1. This optimistic view:

    me: I’m never going to make it as a writer Disney: Cruella is evil because Dalmatians killed her mom me: I’m a pretty good writer actually

    Twitter: @SketchesbyBoze

    2. This heel turn:

    3. This incoming prequel:

    GASTON (2024): A young man, played by Timothèe Chalamet, watches his mother suffocate under the weight of a bookcase that he is too weak to lift off of her.

    Twitter: @AJ_Smith_Writes

    4. And this incoming prequel:

    5. OH! And also, this incoming prequel:

    6. This nightmare-inducing video:

    Absolutely gutted to hear what happened to Cruella's mother, fucking heartbreaking

    Twitter: @FrightninTwit

    7. This disturbing image:

    cruella deville’s mother being killed by dalmatians is the funniest possible origin story. like what if batman had said “i am going to wear robbers”

    Twitter: @MNateShyamalan

    8. This A+ meme use:

    9. This cruel(la) laughter:

    you're laughing. dalmatians killed cruella de vil's mother and you're laughing.

    Twitter: @unclaspedKahuna

    10. This comic that made me choke on my coffee:

    11. This escalation of events:

    "cruella wants a puppy-skin coat because some dalmatians pushed her mother off a cliff into the sea when she was a child" is mildly chuckleworthy but "the big villain intentionally sent the dalmatians to knock her off a cliff For The Evil Of It" has me on the floor

    Twitter: @tanklesbian

    12. This last look:

    this is the last thing cruella de vil’s mother saw before she died

    Twitter: @notlucyb

    13. This murderous call:

    the dalmations when cruella’s mom was on the ledge

    Twitter: @tobenaihebi

    14. This cute demise:

    this is the last thing cruella’s mom saw before she died

    Twitter: @TheirMaddesty

    15. This badness:

    as bad as i thought cruella was gonna be, i didn’t think it’d actually be “dalmations killed her mom” bad

    Twitter: @cyndachoo

    16. This Disney reference inception:

    17. This Star Wars crossover:

    18. And this other Star Wars crossover:

    19. This villain origin story:

    20. This fan art:

    21. This literal dog:

    22. This origin story for an origin story:

    i want an origin story for the dalmations that killed cruella's mom where it's revealed that their mom was killed by a white lady near a cliff

    Twitter: @zachsilberberg

    23. This revenge arc:

    24. This shrug:

    #Cruella's mom seeing rabid Dalmatians a mile away coming after her:

    Twitter: @_MalevolentMal

    25. This toss:

    26. This accurate depiction:

    Twitter: @asterysms

    27. And finally — this ultimate betrayal:

    can't believe i collected all the dalmatians in kingdom hearts just for them to murder cruella's mom

    Twitter: @finalfrantasy

    So, uh, yeah! There ya have it! What did you think of Cruella? Share your thoughts in the comments below! OH! And if you loved what you read, be sure to click through and follow your favorite creators on both Twitter and Tumblr to make your timelines more fun, silly places to be!

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