Jared Kushner’s latest Time cover has prompted everyone to ask the same question: Do you even move, bro?
On the cover of Time‘s Jan. 27 issue, Kushner — the husband of Ivanka Trump, the man with the surprising Muppet voice, and the dude reportedly in charge of Donald Trump’s re-election campaign — is seen standing up straight with his legs slightly apart and his arms resting by his sides. Sounds normal but somehow it doesn’t look that way.
The photo, taken by Stefan Ruiz, accompanies a Brian Bennett article titled, “Inside Jared Kushner’s Unusual White House Role,” which details Kushner’s responsibilities in Washington, D.C. and his new job overseeing Trump’s 2020 campaign plans.
The photo is inspiring people to mock Kushner because he looks like a robot who needs his batteries changed, or a mint condition political Ken Doll fresh from the box, or a wax figure version of himself, or, like, a corpse that’s been neatly propped up against a wall.
As soon as the Time cover was shared to social media people began comparing Kushner’s perplexing posture to marionettes and Sims characters. It wasn’t long before Twitter was filled with Kushner standing jokes.
Jared Kushner will probably need to sit down to recover from reading these tweets. We sincerely hope he can.