If you’re freaking out because the “Love Is Blind” reunion just didn’t pan out for you — don’t worry, you’re not alone.
The first live reunion of the Netflix reality show was set to begin at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT. Minutes passed – nothing. At 8:02 p.m. ET, Netflix posted a deleted tweet that read “Love … late #LoveBlindLive Runs in 15 minutes!
As the delay continued, Netflix teased that it was “worth the wait” with a photo of Irina in her reunion gown.
With Netflix posting, the live reunion eventually became a pre-recorded event. Shooting updates on Twitter at 9:29 p.m. ET. And apologies that the “Love Blind” reunion “didn’t go as we planned.”
Some Netflix subscribers were able to stream the event after 9 pm ET, while others continued to experience technical issues. Twitter users revealed.
Netflix tweeted On April 17 at 1:40 am ET, Reunion will be “available globally on April 17 at 12pm PT. Promise.”
Hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey, all five couples from the show’s dramatic fourth season — Brett Brown and Tiffany Pennywell, Zach Goitowski and Bliss Bouridessadi, Chelsea Griffin and Kwame Appiah, Marshall Glaze and Jackie Bonds and Paul Peden and Micah Lutz — will remain on the schedule. However, Jackie did not attend the reunion.
Amid the confusion, devoted “Love Blind” fans turned to Twitter to find some answers and, of course, express their feelings through memes. Brands also got in on the action by tweeting sentiments of condolences and witty responses to engage the conversation.
Here are some of our favorites:
Best Memes About Delaying ‘Love Is Blind’ Reunion
As the minutes ticked by, “Add!” It started trending on Twitter, a definitive pep talk aimed at the tech company, and the hashtag #LoveIsBlindLIVE rose to the top trending spot on Twitter in the US.
leading to a late reunion A Twitter user It was characterized as a “collaborative cyber meltdown”.
Another user compared the delay to Jackie failing to show off her wedding dress on the show.
While in the waiting room of the live event, people compared it to the suspense of joining a Zoom happy hour during COVID-19.
How can Netflix fix the problem? Commentators offered (hilarious) suggestions. Writer Hunter Harris joked that the Netflix show “put corn on it,” a common treatment for repairing phones that have gotten wet.
Many on Twitter called on Netflix not to raise prices or restrict password sharing after the crash, with one commenting, “@netflix don’t raise prices anymore.”
The technical issues reminded viewers of Brett Brown’s sartorial difficulties in the finale, as he scrambled to fix his costume.
Representative of New York. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggested Netflix executives call Lucia, who helped fix Brett’s dress before the wedding.
Over time, fan favorite Brett became the unofficial symbol of the belated reunion.
Other pop culture moments were used, such as Gwyneth Paltrow’s ski test.
Some have compared the internet’s shared pressure to the day Ticketmaster crashed due to demand for Taylor Swift concert tickets.
Other media brands chimed in during the delay, such as Blockbuster, which shared a call to the good old days of VHS.
Hulu commented on Netflix’s delay by sharing a simple meme — Kerry Washington’s character in “Little Fires Everywhere” giving a judgmental “hmm.”
Meanwhile, Bravo, who recently filmed the “Clash” reunion for “Vanderpump Rules” Season 10, tweeted, “We will never keep you waiting for the reunion.”
E! Entertainment also sounded, to write“We’re never #late…we’re always #live.”
This accident made people wonder how much streaming has actually progressed.
“The Internet is coming together – to talk about a global streaming jammer that singled out linear TV for a massively publicized tentpole event that linear TV failed to do? Nature #LoveIsBlindLIVE”, one wrote the Twitter user.
Finally, an hour late, people seemed ready to watch it — and then.
‘Love Is Blind’ cast members chime in
Fans weren’t the only ones reacting to the delay. Former and current “Love Is Blind” cast members share their reactions to the moment.
This season an actor named Marshall Glaze shared his memories of a man staring at a wall of wires. “I try,” he captioned it.
On her Instagram story, Brown jokingly added, “It’s too late to sew (his) pants.”
Why is the reunion delayed? Answered by Vanessa Lachey
At 8:15 p.m., Vanessa Lachey posted a video on Instagram from the studio, where the cast and audience, including past cast members, had gathered.
“Apparently we broke the internet! Thank you guys so much for tuning in and being patient! We’re ready here,” he wrote. title.
Vanessa Lachey said the reunion was delayed because of the audience. “We broke the audience to see this reunion,” he said in the video.
At the time, he said the reunion wouldn’t go ahead until the technical issues were resolved: “We won’t ask anyone any questions until we’re streaming live into your living rooms, your phones, your tablets. I promise. All the tea will be saved for you. Don’t turn the channel. Else.” Don’t just stream something. We’re coming for you.”