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Call Off the Powerpuff Girls, Cartoon Network Confirms It’s Not Dead, “Just Turning 30”


THE POWERPUFF GIRLS, 1998-2004. (c) Cartoon Network/ Courtesy: Everett Collection.

Cartoon Community followers can all breathe a sigh of aid, the beloved channel out of your childhood is not going anyplace. On Friday, Oct. 14, #RIPCartoonNetwork began trending on Twitter after one other spherical of layoffs have been introduced at Warner Bros. Tv because the newly shaped Warner Bros. Discovery continues to consolidate departments. The information, which included consolidation throughout the animation division, in keeping with Selection, left Cartoon Community viewers fearing for the house of classics like “Powerpuff Women,” “Dexter’s Laboratory,” and “Journey Time.”

The rumblings in regards to the channel’s potential demise turned so loud that the community’s official Twitter account chimed in with a hilarious response to the rumors. “Y’all we’re not useless, we’re simply turning 30 😂,” the channel’s official account tweeted. “To our followers: We’re not going anyplace. Now we have been and can at all times be your house for beloved, modern cartoons ⬛️⬜️ Extra to return quickly!”

Cartoon Community continued to joke in regards to the information in a subsequent tweet reacting to discovering it was “useless” through social media. “When the web says you are useless however you are sitting right here like 👁️👄👁️,” the tweet learn. On Saturday, Oct. 15, the channel’s account even shared a video that includes “The Wonderful World of Gumball” characters reacting to the hashtag. The caption learn, “POV: While you discover out about your demise through Twitter 🤔⁉️”

Heartbroken millennials and Gen Z viewers have been fast to have a good time the information that Cartoon Community is sticking round to serve up extra seminal animated sequence for future generations to return. One fan tweeted, “I like that they are enjoying into the meme at this level 🤣👍 completely satisfied belated thirtieth CN! Here is to 30 extra forward!” Another added, “We the place nervous about you 😭.”

Whereas the restructuring at Warner Bros. Discovery could be very actual, Cartoon Community remains to be going sturdy — which is nice information for the channel’s nostalgic followers.


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