Definitive Proof There Is a Madea Quote for Every Situation

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Everyone knows Mabel Simmons, a.k.a. Madea, is the queen to end all queens. She’s honest, hysterical, and glitter AF. With that honesty comes a colorful dictionary of phrases and witticisms custom-fit for literally anything Earth tosses your way. What, do you doubt her all-knowing prowess? First: Shame on you. Second: We guess we’ll have to prove you wrong, bb. In honor of Tyler Perry’s 46th birthday, here are 10 Madea-isms that prove her wisdom translates to all life situations.

  • 1 When a plebeian you really don’t want in your presence keeps popping up like a weed.
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  • 2 When you take the first sloppy bite of a bacon cheeseburger on your cheat month day.
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  • 3 When a basic keeps spewing nonsense and you need to swipe her out of your life ASAP.
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  • 4 When someone doesn’t understand your level of sheer badassery.
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  • 5 When your Friday night bae cancels plans…Friday afternoon. 😒
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  • 6 When you fail to grasp your 14-year-old cousin’s confusing and overwhelming abbreviations.
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  • 7 When you need to show your after-work soccer team how strong you really are. (Seriously, let me play goalie.)
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  • 8 When your boss says she’s ordering pizza for the entire department today. (Or, ya know, when the dude next to you on the subway doesn’t aggressively sniff you.)
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  • 9 When a hatin’-ass betch takes the last front spot at T.G.I. Friday’s.
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  • 10 And, most important, when an idiot scrub fails to realize your icon status.
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