If you are a regular surfer of Facebook, Twitter or any other social networking platform, the concept of meme is probably not too strange. In the era of the social media boom, there are many people who suddenly become famous thanks to a random expression, a funny photo. Little Zoe Roth is also one of such cases.
Accordingly, the image of Zoe Roth, a 4-year-old girl, with nThe somewhat sly smirk in front of a raging house has become a commonly used meme. To describe this photo, people also call Zoe with the nickname “disaster girl”.
Although the picture makes the viewer feel that she is enjoying watching the house burn, but The truth behind this famous photo has surprised many people. The incident happened in 2004, when Zoe and her family were at home when her father invited her to attend a community event. Whereby, The house that burned down was actually donated to the fire department for training use. Everyone gathered to watch the fire and Zoe’s dad used his camera to capture the children.
“In 2005, my father took a picture of me standing in front of a burning house. I stood there as if I had started a fire with a sinister smile. But I didn’t really feel anything at the time, It’s just my normal smile. Every picture I took in 2005 looks the same.” Zoe told the NY Post.
A series of photos were created from the photo “disaster girl”
Recalling the time the photo was taken, Zoe’s father said there was absolutely no danger or tension at that time. He and his two children went around to see the fire and took about 30 pictures.Three years later, he uploaded one of Zoe’s images to Zooomr and named it “Firestarter” and happened to make it Become famous.
After 19 years since the birth of this famous image, the Her meme is still hot. Thanks to this accidental popularity, Zoe has received many media and radio interviews as well as a large number of followers on social networking sites.
The radiant beautiful Zoe regularly updates her daily life on social networks
Witnessing the growth of this sneaky little girl after two decades, many people were extremely surprised. Now, at the age of 23, Zoe has become a real teenager with a radiant, loving look. After graduating from high school, in order to pay for her education, Zoe sold her meme as an NFT and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after only 3 years of study.
On her personal page, Zoe often posts her daily life with friends and family. She often travels all over the world, participating in parties with friends. Notably, she also cosplayed her famous image many times and posted it on social networks, making many people extremely excited.
Funny cosplay photo of Zoe as an adult
Source: Refinery 29, Instagram NV