Twitter reacts to Donald Trump threatening to bring ‘fire and fury’ on North Korea

Good times.”

Guys, remember when the biggest American threat to North Korea was that Seth Rogen/James Franco movie. — Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) August 8, 2017

North Korea is totes ruining #InternationalCatDay
— Eric Stangel (@EricStangel) August 8, 2017

Watch out North Korea, Donald is coming. — Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) August 8, 2017

"Because we might all die in a fiery explosion, I'm not gonna be an asshole for half a day. https://t.co/7sHnesITv8
— Joel D. “When a President of the United States begins to sound exactly like the Supreme Leader of North Korea, one of them has been brought very low,” tweeted The Wire creator David Simon. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 8, 2017

The combination of Trump, North Korea, and possible World War III gave the internet plenty of material to work with. Good times. — Tehani (@telizs3) August 8, 2017

See more reactions below. Anderson (@byjoelanderson) August 8, 2017

i will not allow trump to destroy an earth that allowed nicki minaj to say the lyric "i been hot since hedgehog, sonic the"
— Rembert Browne (@rembert) August 8, 2017

When you see Trump, North Korea and World War III trending at the same time. We must be tough & decisive! So: I'm awesome. — Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) August 8, 2017

"How did the Nukey War start, Oldfather?"
"Well …" [I stoke the fire] "It was Hashtag International Cat Day…"
— Kibblesmith ⚔️ (@kibblesmith) August 8, 2017

we've all got that friend who thinks they're a daenerys when they're really a theon pic.twitter.com/Yq2pnAdyCX
— keely flaherty (@flahertykeely) August 8, 2017

GODDAMNIT I DID NOT SURVIVE CANCER JUST TO GET FRIED TO A CRISP BY THE FORMER HOST OF 'CELEBRITY APPRENTICE"
— Gabe Ortíz (@TUSK81) August 8, 2017

if north korea can read this, hey man, i don’t have anything to do with this. When a President of the United States begins to sound exactly like the Supreme Leader of North Korea, one of them has been brought very low: https://t.co/TJ9nKv3h47
— David Simon (@AoDespair) August 8, 2017

One Twitter user took a more humorous approach, writing, “Guys, remember when the biggest American threat to North Korea was that Seth Rogen/James Franco movie. pic.twitter.com/I0chfMkNUg
— JOE.co.uk (@JOE_co_uk) August 8, 2017

No joke: I read Trump's statement on North Korea and thought it was a North Korean statement on Trump. pic.twitter.com/idQRlEWT50
— ZEF (@beatsbyzef) August 8, 2017

Show Full Article Who else is as awesome as me?" https://t.co/lMn2ZyyHop
— Ken Tremendous (@KenTremendous) August 8, 2017

Last summer I reported that Trump asked a foreign policy leader three times why the US had nuclear weapons if we couldn't use them. https://t.co/w4JskMPNdl
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) August 8, 2017

this was four years ago pic.twitter.com/0ql3NvTNUy
— joe mande (@JoeMande) August 8, 2017

But her emNUCLEAR HOLOCAUST
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) August 8, 2017

.@rianjohnson under current circumstances, could you maybe give us all a quick recap what happens in The Last Jedi? This North Korea thing is really scary, but don't worry — we have our worst people on it. that’s between y’all. — Donald J. Donald Trump’s threat to bring “fire and fury like the world has never seen” down on North Korea has sent shock waves through the internet, where social media users predictably reacted with fear, Game of Thrones references, and pleas for Star Wars spoilers. “[North Korean leader Kim Jong-un] has been very threatening beyond a normal state and as I said they will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before.”

Trump issues stern warning to North Korea, saying they could face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" https://t.co/sfyzT1kZUh
— CNN (@CNN) August 8, 2017

After many years of failure,countries are coming together to finally address the dangers posed by North Korea. pic.twitter.com/3ZpKhlaiYe
— Braxton Stunner (@braxtonstunner) August 8, 2017

When you get off twitter for a bit and come back to see North Korea and World War III trending. “They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen,” declared Trump. On Tuesday, the president took a break from his 17-day vacation to forcefully respond to North Korea’s promise of “physical action” in the aftermath of the United Nations   unanimously passing more sanctions against the nation.