Some phrases on the Internet just feel like home. They’ve gifted us with unforgettable memes, memories and laughs. There’s one, in particular from the last year that will likely live rent-free in our heads forever: “And I Oop.”
If you’ve spent any time on TikTok, it’s almost impossible you haven’t come across the phrase. The one-liner that originally appeared in a video by RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Jasmine Masters has assimilated into the lingo of Internet users on all platforms, and it’ has made some of the funniest moments of the last two years. From 2019 into 2020, “And I Oop” framed conversations on nearly every social media outlet because of its original, perfect timing.
“And I Oop” first aired as a mid-sentence halt when Masters injured herself filming. The video titled “Jasmine Masters handle your liquor” was uploaded online in 2015. In it, Masters speaks of how her friends