Popular meme star Kermit the Frog had a depressing ending to 2016

Welp, this is the way 2016 had to end with a very, very sad meme.

Twitter user Jonny Sun started a meme challenge on Twitter that turned pretty dark pretty quickly.

Sun started by tweeting his own version of the meme, now lovingly referred to as “Sad Kermit.”

Leading by example, Sun challenged his followers to imitate his efforts to create a “wholesome” meme using the picture of Kermit.

Never missing a chance for a challenge, Twitter users immediately stepped up to the plate with their takes on “Sad Kermit” memes and what started as a wholesome challenge quickly took a dark, weird, existential turn.

The memes started innocently:

And then got a little bit darker:

And then they really went off the deep end:

Looks like everyone’s favorite meme star Kermit ended 2016 the same way as the rest of us did.

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Read more: http://mashable.com/2016/12/13/jonny-sun-kermit-meme/