Puzata Hata, the Ukrainian chain of restaurants specializing in Ukrainian cuisine, invited Angelina Jolie to try its varenyky [Ukrainian national dish].
Comedian and musician Ivan Marunych made a couple of jokes about Jolie coming to Ukraine. In one of them, he wrote that Angelina Jolie might be part of a land lease bill voted in the US House of Representatives.
Some people also joked that now Lviv men will fill actressʼ social media with invitations for a cup of coffee.
One user recalled airstrikes that happened when the General Secretary of the UN António Guterres came to Kyiv.
Goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie: arrives in Lviv.
Halychany (people from Western Ukraine), remembering what happened when the General Secretary of the UN visited Kyiv:
Another widely-shared meme depicts Zelensky calling US president Biden.
Zelensky: “Send us Javelins!”
Biden: “The connection is bad. I am sending Angelina Jolie!”
Head of Luhansk Oblast Administration Sergii Haidai wrote that the Ukrainian women asked whether Brad Pitt would come.
Andriy Lozovy recalled Jolieʼs role in a series of movies about Lara Croft and ironized: “The tomb raider arrived in Lviv just in time for hrobky (traditional commemoration of the departed in Ukraine).”
Some people joked about Jolie trying to find an apartment or a room in Lviv. Since the war began, the rent in Lviv, located in the Western part of Ukraine, skyrocketed.
One user joked: “I canʼt believe that my eyes saw the video where Angelina Jolie talks to the internally displaced people at Lviv railway station, and Vopli Vodoplyasova [Ukrainian band] can be heard in the background.”
Another Twitter user wrote: “Can you imagine that planes donʼt fly here. [It means] Angelina Jolie arrived in Poland, got on a bus to Lviv, which is always late for a couple of hours, sat with her knees pulled up, and listened to “Vova, destroy them” [Ukrainian war-time song about Zelensky] on repeat.”
One more meme states: “Equipment supplied by the US turned up to be amazing.”
- Do you want a cup of coffee?
- Five “Lvivske 1715” [a beer brand] until there is no curfew.
Many users also joked about a teenage Ukrainian boy completely ignoring the Hollywood actress.
Me, watching footage of dead Russians:
Air raid siren:
Free courses on SMM / IT /marketing:
Me: “Damn! Everyone is posting news about Jolie in Lviv! A beautiful woman.”