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12 examples of why Bill Cosby shouldn't have asked to get memed

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby speaks at Boys and Girls Club of America convention May 14, 2009, in Atlanta.
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He asked for it, and boy did he get it.

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby invited the Internet to meme him Monday, unveiling a #CosbyMeme Generator on his website. Fun!

But as we've learned from #mynypd and #imametfanbecause, if the Internet has any dirt on you, the floodgates will open.

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The stunt backfired, to put it lightly, as the generator was instead used to highlight Cosby's 20-year-old rape allegations, which resurfaced last month. The meme generator has since been removed from his website.

Here are a few examples of #cosbymemes:

And here's an upbeat #cosbymeme, for good measure: