2 November 2016, 12:58 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09
Not so ripe anymore
It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that the peach emoji looks like a cute lil’ butt.
For as long as I can remember, sending an innuendo-laced message would usually involve some water droplets, that ‘ok’ hand symbol and, of course, a peach. Because this weirdly voluptuous piece of fruit was the most alluring piece of fruit available in the emoji arsenal.
I mean, look at this thing and tell me it doesn’t scream “come hither”.
Right, well that’s done now because, quelle surprise, the peach emoji has…changed.
Here she is now.
Not only is this a far cry from the peach emoji we all know and love, but this peach looks like it’s straight up gone Hollywood on us. This peach looks like it’s had a round of botox injections and married a rich tech guy from Silicon Valley.
The iOs 10.2 update, will usher in a new age of emojis for iPhone and iPad users. 72 emojis have been added, including the much-needed face palm.
For some, the death of the bum peach signals the end of an era.
no longer functional for sexting, the peach emoji starts its descent into obscurity. rest in peach
— creepy v [¬º-°]¬ (@valenzuelabp) November 2, 2016
for everyone complaining about the new peach emoji pic.twitter.com/48vIhrtEJX
— TIGER WANG (@tigerwang) November 2, 2016
K the emoji peach changing to resemble an actual peach is just devastating
— Ian Zelaya (@IanDavidZelaya) November 1, 2016
2016 has already been a tough year and now this. Farewell peach bum emoji. Too beautiful for this world.
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