After Kimberly Guilfoyle, the national chair of the "Trump Victory Finance Committee" and current girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., delivered a speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention, netizens quickly turned her impassioned performance into a challenge, recording and editing videos that recreate her exultant use of the phrase: "The best is yet to come!".
Parodies flooded Twitter after Guilfoyle rolled out what has been described by many in the media as a carefully pre-recorded performance, addressing an empty arena with fierce lines such as: "Ladies and gentlemen, leaders and fighters for freedom and liberty and the American dream, the best is yet to come!".
Kimberly Guilfoyle “the best is yet to come...” pic.twitter.com/WCc2sxwKUK— Paul Amos (@PaulTheAmos) August 25, 2020
The fresh challenge received the hashtag #Guilfoylechallenge, filling threads with people screaming the now famous lines in hilarious settings or recalling classic memes that they suggest fits Guilfoyle's over-the-top performance.
According to BuzzFeed, the challenge began with Twitter user @DBF_NYC, the first to parody the speech, which quickly received thousands of retweets and inspired many to do the same.
The followers of the new challenge suggested their own over-the-top interpretations.
Some brought creativity to the challenge, involving family members and pets, and even going for costume design and "acting".
Other users saw Guilfoyle's speech as new life for classic memes.