Julia Fox Responds To The Viral ‘Uncut Gems’ Meme

22 February 2022, 11:31

Julia Fox has spoken about The Uncut Gems viral TikTok
Julia Fox has spoken about The Uncut Gems viral TikTok. Picture: Alamy/TikTok
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Julia Fox has addressed the latest trend that has taken TikTok by storm – here's what she had to say about the 'Uncut Gems' meme.

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In recent weeks, it’s been impossible to scroll on TikTok without hearing the infamous words, ‘Uncut Gems’.

Julia Fox, 32, sparked a flurry of mockery when a clip from her appearance on the Call Me Daddy podcast went viral – inspiring thousands to parody her pronunciation of those two catchy words.

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The actress has now spoken out about the meme, taking to Instagram to explain her peculiar inflection to fans.

She responded to a compilation video posted by Page Six of the best Julia-inspired videos on the platform, explaining the unique way she said the film title.

Julia Fox replied to a compilation of the meme
Julia Fox replied to a compilation of the meme. Picture: Alamy
Julia Fox explained her pronunciation of 'Uncut Gems'
Julia Fox explained her pronunciation of 'Uncut Gems'. Picture: Page Six/Instagram

She wrote: “Omggggg I was stoned leave me alone!!!! Hahahahahah.”

This wasn't the first time the mum-of-one addressed the internet sensation, she indirectly spoke on the topic via her Instagram story as the meme picked up steam.

Julia said in a video posted to her 1.2 million followers: "It just feels relevant right now, um – English is my second language you guys."

"Like I fully only spoke Italian until I was like eight," she candidly said to the camera.

Even celebrities have been joining in on the TikTok trend, with everyone from Cara Delevigne to Shay Mitchell lip-syncing to the famous sound.

Cara's rendition of the meme has already racked up a whopping 6.1 million views – the appetite for the trend doesn't seem to be slowing down!

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