The 2016 BET Awards was a spectacular show from beginning to end, so it’s absolutely no surprise that it was the talk of social media for much of the night.
In addition to stunning red carpet fashion moments, several unforgettable Prince tributes and a host of performances from the hottest in hip-hop & R&B, this year’s event also gave birth to a few hilarious memes. Among those who found themselves in the meme crossfire this time was none other than R&B crooner Maxwell, whose memeable moment came early in the show.
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Just as Empire frontwoman Taraji P. Henson took to the stage to sing Beyonce’s praises and give the fellas a couple of tips on how to conduct themselves when attending a Formation World Tour concert with their ladies, the camera caught Maxwell giving Taraji the most lethal of side-eyes in response to her BeyHive-inspired monologue.
As you might imagine, it was a pricelessly comical moment and, per usual, Twitter had a field day with the photo. Here’s a look at the best memes from Maxwell’s candid camera cameo at the BET Awards.