Twitter users compare Mueller report redactions to celebrity outfits

Thanks to abundant redactions, the just-released Mueller report is filled with blacked-out text, creating pages and pages of dark boxes of different sizes and patterns on white backgrounds. 

And some social media users with a cheeky sense of humor find the whole thing quite fashionable.

Since the report’s release on Thursday, at least two viral Twitter threads have called out highlights in the document, comparing them side-by-side with celebrity outfits.

Making light: Twitter users are comparing Mueller report redactions to celebrity outfits

Making light: Twitter users are comparing Mueller report redactions to celebrity outfits

Making light: Twitter users are comparing Mueller report redactions to celebrity outfits

Twinning: NPR engagement editor Danny Nett shared a viral thread of comparisons

Twinning: NPR engagement editor Danny Nett shared a viral thread of comparisons

Glam: He started off saying page 33 looked like Emma Watson's Chanel Haute Couture from the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Glam: He started off saying page 33 looked like Emma Watson's Chanel Haute Couture from the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Twinning: NPR engagement editor Danny Nett shared a viral thread of comparisons, saying Emma Watson’s Chanel Haute Couture from the 2013 Cannes Film Festival looks like page 33

Covered up: Page 28, which has more scattered redactions, is compared to Lady Gaga

Covered up: Page 28, which has more scattered redactions, is compared to Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga wore a black and white Rodarte dress to the Daily Front Row's 5th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards earlier this year

Lady Gaga wore a black and white Rodarte dress to the Daily Front Row's 5th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards earlier this year

Ooh-la-la: Page 28, which has more scattered redactions, is side-by-side with Lady Gaga in Rodarte at the Daily Front Row’s 5th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards earlier this year

Can't see this: Page 20 is nearly entirely blacked-out

Can't see this: Page 20 is nearly entirely blacked-out

Dramatic: It's compared to Billy Porter in a Christian Siriano tuxedo dress at this year's Oscar's

Dramatic: It's compared to Billy Porter in a Christian Siriano tuxedo dress at this year's Oscar's

Dramatic: Page 20, which is nearly entirely blacked-out, is compared to Billy Porter in a Christian Siriano tuxedo dress at this year’s Oscar’s

NPR engagement editor Danny Nett shared the first thread on Thursday evening, tweeting a list of ‘Mueller report redactions as red carpet looks.’

He compared page 33, which has a large black redaction on top and mostly clean text on the bottom, to a black and white Chanel Haute Couture gown that Emma Watson wore at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

Page 28, which has more scattered redactions, is side-by-side with Lady Gaga in Rodarte at the Daily Front Row’s 5th Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards earlier this year.

Page 20, which is nearly entirely blacked-out, is compared to Billy Porter in a Christian Siriano tuxedo dress at this year’s Oscar’s, while Danny says the completely blacked-out page 30 is Kit Harington in an all black Dior Homme suit at the 2018 Golden Globes.

Page D-5, which looks striped by redactions, is compared to Janelle Monaé in a sequined Manning Cartell jumpsuit at the 2015 Creed premiere, and page 133 is Sarah Paulson in a two-tone Giorgio Armani at the 2015 SAG Awards.

Secrets: Page 30 is completely blacked out

Secrets: Page 30 is completely blacked out

It looks like Kit Harington in an all black Dior Homme suit at the 2018 Golden Globes.

It looks like Kit Harington in an all black Dior Homme suit at the 2018 Golden Globes.

Monochrome magic: The completely blacked-out page 30 is Kit Harington in an all black Dior Homme suit at the 2018 Golden Globes.

Page 33 is redacted on the bottom half

Page 33 is redacted on the bottom half

Investigation couture: Page 133 is Sarah Paulson in a two-tone Giorgio Armani at the 2015 SAG Awards

Investigation couture: Page 133 is Sarah Paulson in a two-tone Giorgio Armani at the 2015 SAG Awards

Investigation couture: Page 133 is Sarah Paulson in a two-tone Giorgio Armani at the 2015 SAG Awards

Shh! Page D-5 looks striped by redactions

Shh! Page D-5 looks striped by redactions

It's compared to Janelle Monaé in a sequined Manning Cartell jumpsuit at the 2015 Creed premiere

It's compared to Janelle Monaé in a sequined Manning Cartell jumpsuit at the 2015 Creed premiere

Striped secrets: Page D-5, which looks striped by redactions, is compared to Janelle Monaé in a sequined Manning Cartell jumpsuit at the 2015 Creed premiere

Ending on a funny note: The last comparison included two pages, 177 and 178

Ending on a funny note: The last comparison included two pages, 177 and 178

It's put side-by-side with David and Moira Rose in an episode of Schitt's Creek

It's put side-by-side with David and Moira Rose in an episode of Schitt's Creek

Ending on a funny note: The last comparison was between two pages, 177 and 178, and David and Moira Rose on Schitt’s Creek

Though all of the comparisons are quite clearly jokes, Danny signed off with the most tongue-in-cheek comparison of all: Pages 177 and 178 with the characters David and Moira Rose on Schitt’s Creek.

The thread took off, and may have inspired a similar one by Taylor Swift fan Capital J later that evening, this one highlighting just the Reputation singer’s outfits.

Capital J used a few of the same pages, matching them up with Taylor’s red carpet and street style — including her J. Mendel ensemble at the 2014 ACM Awards and her J. Mendel pantsuit at the 2012 MTV VMAs.

The two threads have been liked thousands of times each, particularly by people who are seeking out some levity in a serious situation.

‘Obfuscation Chic is very in this season,’ wrote one commenter.

‘This makes up for the rest of the internet today,’ wrote another. 

Bad blood: Taylor Swift fan Capital J did a similar thread with Mueller report pages and pictures of the Reputation singer

Bad blood: Taylor Swift fan Capital J did a similar thread with Mueller report pages and pictures of the Reputation singer

Bad blood: Taylor Swift fan Capital J did a similar thread with Mueller report pages and pictures of the Reputation singer

Bad blood: Taylor Swift fan Capital J did a similar thread with Mueller report pages and pictures of the Reputation singer

Bad blood: Taylor Swift fan Capital J did a similar thread with Mueller report pages and pictures of the Reputation singer

Stan: Capital J used several of the same Mueller report pages but only Taylor's outfits

Stan: Capital J used several of the same Mueller report pages but only Taylor's outfits

Stan: Capital J used several of the same Mueller report pages but only Taylor's outfits

Stan: Capital J used several of the same Mueller report pages but only Taylor's outfits

Stan: Capital J used several of the same Mueller report pages but only Taylor’s outfits

Drama: He compared page 33 to a black-and-white dress Swift wore during a performance

Drama: He compared page 33 to a black-and-white dress Swift wore during a performance

Drama: He compared page 33 to a black-and-white dress Swift wore during a performance

Drama: He compared page 33 to a black-and-white dress Swift wore during a performance

Drama: He compared page 33 to a black-and-white dress Swift wore during a performance

'Obfuscation Chic is very in this season,' wrote one commenter

'Obfuscation Chic is very in this season,' wrote one commenter

'Obfuscation Chic is very in this season,' wrote one commenter

'Obfuscation Chic is very in this season,' wrote one commenter

‘Obfuscation Chic is very in this season,’ wrote one commenter

Similarities: He compared one page to Taylor's J. Mendel ensemble at the 2014 ACM Awards

Similarities: He compared one page to Taylor's J. Mendel ensemble at the 2014 ACM Awards

Similarities: He compared one page to Taylor's J. Mendel ensemble at the 2014 ACM Awards

Similarities: He compared one page to Taylor's J. Mendel ensemble at the 2014 ACM Awards

Similarities: He compared one page to Taylor’s J. Mendel ensemble at the 2014 ACM Awards

All white everything: he compared another, a blank page, to Taylor's J. Mendel pantsuit at the 2012 MTV VMAs

All white everything: he compared another, a blank page, to Taylor's J. Mendel pantsuit at the 2012 MTV VMAs

All white everything: he compared another, a blank page, to Taylor's J. Mendel pantsuit at the 2012 MTV VMAs

All white everything: he compared another, a blank page, to Taylor's J. Mendel pantsuit at the 2012 MTV VMAs

All white everything: he compared another, a blank page, to Taylor’s J. Mendel pantsuit at the 2012 MTV VMAs

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