From her unusual Mid-Atlantic speaking pattern to her even more unusual answers ― including a plan to beat President Donald Trump with “love” and an odd shoutout to New Zealand ― users on the social network weren’t quite sure what to make of her.
But they were fascinated just the same, with her name trending big during and after the debate:
Marianne Williamson is doing an incredible job for someone who is obviously digesting an edible on television
— Pablo S. Torre (@PabloTorre) June 28, 2019
Marianne is the winner tonight by a very wide stretch. She is doing psychic warfare with Trump.
— skooks (@skooks) June 28, 2019
I think Marianne Williamson is actually Moira Rose pic.twitter.com/oWrkGxtTuH
— Emily C. Singer (@CahnEmily) June 28, 2019
Not to be dramatic but I would die for Marianne Williamson
— Melanie Schmitz (@MelsLien) June 28, 2019
— Charlie O’Donnell (@ceonyc) June 28, 2019
In 1979, Marianne Williamson ran a combination metaphysical bookstore and coffeeshop.
Then things got weird.
— Dave Pell (@davepell) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson shot J.R. pic.twitter.com/8EmqMkY6Mk
— Steve Colmus (@Sjasincolmus) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson is like if shrooming were a person.
— The Sassiest Semite (@LittleMissLizz) June 28, 2019
marianne williamson was put on this earth solely as a role for tina fey to take on pic.twitter.com/DTFz5mKDbm
— katelyn (@noitskatelyn) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson for Minister of Magic
— Sarah (@sarah_in_ny) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson is camp.
— Calvin (@calvinstowell) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson has chaotic recurring Frasier character energy
— alex (@alex_abads) June 28, 2019
I want to hear more from Marianne Williamson, such as the exact location of her planet. #DemocraticDebate
— Bob Phillips (@BobTheSuit) June 28, 2019
— Leon Langford (@MasonLLL) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson did not make a closing statement. She cast a left hand path spell of binding on national television
— Cruel Angel’s Comprehensive Exams (@andraydomise) June 28, 2019
LRT: Marianne Williamson gave me Lord Summerisle vibes personally pic.twitter.com/aKeCqdXhJC
— Hel Waffles (@hellionpatrol) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson’s accent is Moira from Schitt’s Creek. You’re welcome.
— Meredith Shiner (@meredithshiner) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson after every answer during the debate. pic.twitter.com/MQpsGJ1Gni
— Joe Weaver (@j_weavernv) June 28, 2019
Kamala Harris: Joe Biden is a racist.
Joe Biden: Kamala is police.
Marianne Williamson: The fifth Harry Potter book is really the glue that holds the entire series together. Do you recall the part where #DemDebate
— William (@weelyumeebokway) June 28, 2019
— RogueRachael (@RogueRachael) June 28, 2019
— tonya farting (@shookshack) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson is what would happen if Liza Minnelli ran for President #DemocratDebates
— Sophie Ragir (@sophieragir) June 28, 2019
Would we call Marianne Williamson’s accent mid-Atlantic/great gatsbyesque? #DemocraticDebate2
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) June 28, 2019
leaked photo of Marianne Williamson’s debate prep pic.twitter.com/5JRU6YfJGO
— JuanPa (@jpbrammer) June 28, 2019
Marianne Williamson is the hippie aunt that I never had
— peeled grapes and cold spaghetti (@Johnny8Fingers) June 28, 2019
— Kerri Fagan (@fagankerri) June 28, 2019
Mixing some ayahuasca with oat milk & glaring at a map of New Zealand in honor of Marianne Williamson.
— Kashana (@kashanacauley) June 28, 2019
— Carson Jones (@DemsInDisarray) June 28, 2019
I didn’t watch the debate tonight, can someone send me a roundup of Marianne Williamson’s best moments and no please don’t just send me clips of Lily Tomlin’s character on Grace & Frankie
— Selena (@selenalarson) June 28, 2019