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"They Hate united state Cuz lock Anus" is a memorable quote uttered by the personality Dave Skylark in the 2014 comedy film The Interview. In the film, the character misquotes the well-known expression "they dislike us because they ain"t us," i m sorry is provided to slam another"s jealousy.


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On December 11th, 2014, the film The Interview premiered in the joined States.<1> In the film, Skylark (portrayed by James Franco) accuses a critic of being jealous of that by saying "They hate united state "cause castle ain"t us." His producer Arron Rapaport (played through Seth Rogen) mishears him and responds, "They hate united state "cause we anus?" Skylark then clarifies.

About two weeks after the premiere, ~ above December 25th, YouTuber Digadogup posted the clip top top the site, receiving more than 200,000 views in four years (shown below).


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That day, Urban dictionary <2> user chris C defined the expression on the site. Castle wrote, "From the movie "the interview." Seth Rogan"s character misunderstands his friend"s (played through James Franco) phrase "they hate us cause they ain"t us." The expression is climate repeated many times throughout the movie to sound prefer "they hate us reason they anus."" The short article received an ext than 300 upvotes (shown below).

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The complying with day, FunnyJunk <6> user jkrule post a GIF that the moment on the site. The article received much more than 400 upvotes in 4 years (shown below).

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On December 28th, 2014, adhering to the popularity of the line, Seth Rogen tweeted, <3> "I actually thought he was saying dislike us cause they anus. #TheInterview." The tweet received much more than 2,000 retweets and 3,600 likes in four years (shown below, left).

Several days later, ~ above January 1st, 2015, Redditor <4> Akabutz post "How go "They hate united state cuz they anus" start?" in the /r/OutOfTheLoop subreddit. The article received much more than 90 points (77% upvoted) and also 10 comment in 4 years.

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On January 15th, 2015, Imgur <5> user Forgetits post the minute as a reaction GIF that the minute (shown below, right.