Laura Dern Just May Have Seen Baby Yoda at a Basketball Game

Not a mad lib.


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Laura Dern speaks at the 2019 Gotham Awards

During Monday night's Gotham Awards, actress Laura Dern said that she saw everybody's favorite meme of the moment, Baby Yoda, at a basketball game. "I think he was at a basketball game," the Star Wars: The Last Jedi actress said to Marc Malkin of Variety. "That's all I'm going to say."

Not sure why that's a question, but it's good to be on your toes.

Dern also clarified, if that's the right word, that it was "NBA." And lest that make you think that she's gone completely off her rocker, it's pretty obvious she was messing around. 

Laura Dern says that she saw #BabyYoda at a basketball game: "That's all I'm going to say"

— Variety (@Variety) December 3, 2019

Anyway, this bizarre exchange has given meme enthusiasts/true believers/Knicks ballbusters their latest opportunity to tinker with The Mandalorian's breakout star, which of course they did

who does Laura Dern think baby yoda is

— Rebecca Rubin (@rebeccaarubin) December 3, 2019

If Laura Dern saw Baby Yoda at a basketball game then Baby Yoda was at a basketball game if we didn’t see it we slipped and it’s on us

— elly 🪩 (@quietbatpeople) December 3, 2019

believe women

— Mira Gonzalez (@miragonz) December 3, 2019

Oh good, the Knicks needed a point guard.

— Sam Quinn (@SamQuinnCBS) December 3, 2019

give laura dern and baby yoda swords

— brittany spanos (@ohheybrittany) December 3, 2019

time for me to launch my career as a soundtrack rapper named baby yoda in the name of laura dern

— misty akgae (@shirkering) December 3, 2019

Laura Dern saying she saw Baby Yoda at a basketball game..."and that's all I'll say on the matter" is genuinely the wildest thing of 2019. Just truly awe inspiring and dumbfounding. I love it

— The Matt Feldbush (@MattFeldbush) December 3, 2019

If I aged as slowly as #BabyYoda I’d be making some serious bank right now.

— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) December 4, 2019

Macaulay Culkin chimed in on Baby Yoda on Wednesday too, noting his Home Alone and Ri¢hie Ri¢h fame would've earned him a lot more cash if he'd aged as adorably as the 50-year-old child.

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