On Wednesday afternoon, a man named Stephen Rogata tried to climb Trump Tower in Manhattan, but was taken down by police after an hours-long standoff.
Obviously, the internet was transfixed by this spectacle. Here are the 19 funniest reactions!
BREAKING: Trump Tower climber to be charged with ♬ MOVIN' ON UUUUUUP ♬— George Wallace (@MrGeorgeWallace) August 10, 2016
Trump rushes into Melania's room. "Melania! It's happening! Trump Tower's finally trending!" And that's when he realizes: she's the climber.— Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) August 10, 2016
If you stay after the credits, the climber turns out to be Rocket and spray paints "Make America Groot Again" on the side of Trump Tower.— Twitnter is Coming (@OhNoSheTwitnt) August 10, 2016
The Trump Tower climber has truly united us as a nation in a way I haven’t seen since those llamas made a break for it— Kim Kelly (@GrimKim) August 10, 2016
I'm not worried about the Trump Tower climber but I am worried about Joseph Gordon-Levitt buying his life rights.— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) August 10, 2016
*Trump Tower climber unravels banner at top floor*— Matt Roller (@rolldiggity) August 10, 2016
"BRING BACK FRANKLIN AND BASH"
would have been funnier if Trump had emerged from the window in a police hat, firing a single shot, letting the climber plummet to earth— Dan "TBONE" O'Sulliv (@Bro_Pair) August 10, 2016
BREAKING: The Trump Tower climber has been charged, taken to jail and given a CNN commentator position.— Johnny McNulty (@JohnnyMcNulty) August 10, 2016
Not most people's first pick of someone to be led out of Trump Tower in handcuffs— Peter Schultz (@pete_schultz) August 10, 2016
It's truly amazing how the Trump tower guy has brought the entire world together to care about athleticism for only a few special weeks— Kendrick LaBlart (@Hamptonyount) August 10, 2016
This Trump Tower climber has already accomplished more than any of @RealDonaldTrump's kids— Eli Braden (@EliBraden) August 10, 2016
Trump tower climber one of America's few humans who can actually draw attention away from Donald Trump.— Matt Pearce (@mattdpearce) August 10, 2016
[suction cups guy reaches top of Trump Tower]— Kibblesmith ⚔️ (@kibblesmith) August 10, 2016
See Malia? THAT's how you get high!
[applause, applause, all charges dropped, applause]
Of course this dude climbing Trump Tower is named "Steve."— Jean Grae (@JeanGreasy) August 10, 2016
I would have also accepted "Boomer" and "Chad."
trump campaign groupchat— Alexandra Petri (@petridishes) August 10, 2016
pence: did you see a guy's scaling trump tower with suction cups
manafort: is it donald
tell me it's not donald
I hope there's another guy who was planning to climb Trump Tower tomorrow, sitting in his hotel room with all his equipment, watching this— Chris Scott (@iamchrisscott) August 10, 2016
#trumpclimber is symbolic of this election, no one knows why or thinks it's good idea, but we cant stop watching— Tess Shapiro (@tdshap) August 10, 2016
Claims have been made that this is Stephen Rogata explaining his actions, but as of publishing, that has yet to be confirmed: