No, El Chapo Didn't Escape From Prison, But The Memes Are Funny Anyway
Seriously, though, he's still in prison.
On Friday, rumors began spreading on the internet that notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán had escaped prison for the third time.
The rumor appears to have been spread through several fake news sources, like this spoof "ABC News" website:
Still, despite the rumors being proved false, Twitter users ran with it and produced some highly-fascinating reactions. "El Chapo" was even trending No. 1 on Twitter in the United States.
And because it's social media, the memes were unleashed:
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