The Internet Reacts To #EggBoy

Image: The Simpsons Against The Liberals

Over the weekend Australia fell in love with a young lad who has been dubbed Egg Boy.

The seventeen-year-old, whose real name is Will Connolly, egged racist senator Fraser Anning after he blamed Friday's terrorist attack in New Zealand on Muslim immigration.

The grown man reciprocated by punching the teen twice, before the latter was tackled and put in a choke hold by several other adult men.

Unsurprisingly, the internet is predominantly standing its new hero.


The memes and support began appearing immediately

Local Patriot Who Worships Ned Kelly And Chopper Disgusted By Egg Boy's Civil Disobedience from r/australia


Several bands have also bequeathed Egg Boy with free tickets to their shows for life

And someone remixed the footage with some Aussie bangers


The Simpsons Against The Liberals had a field day


Someone picked up on Pauline Hanson's apt retweets before the incident


Not everyone is supportive of Egg Boy, though. Irrelevant 90s Superman states that he straight up would have knocked out a child.


But hey, plenty of Aussies still love The Egg. He's even been honoured with his own mural now


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