Oscar Trial 20.3.2014 03:09 pm

Battle of the Barry Roux parodies

Barry Roux, lawyer of South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp waits prior to a hearing of his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, on March 5, 2014. POOL /  SIPHIWE SIBEKO

Barry Roux, lawyer of South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp waits prior to a hearing of his trial at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, on March 5, 2014. POOL / SIPHIWE SIBEKO

Barry Roux may be representing a high-profile celebrity, but Oscar Pistorius’s lawyer has found himself gaining a cult status as memes and parody songs about him go viral.

With phrases like ‘I put it to you’ entering common conversation, the internet has exploded with a variety of Barry Roux memes. We’ve gone and found some of our favourites:

Here are some more:

But it’s not just the internet meme where Roux has found cult status. A Roux parody rap by Highveld Stereo Xpress show producer Brad O’Regan had ‘Roux’ rapping about his habit of repeating questions, his “lady voice” and, of course, putting it to witnesses.

In response 5fm DJ Roger Goode released his own Barry Roux parody to the tune of ‘I’m Happy’:

https://soundcloud.com/rogergooderadioshow/because-im-barry

So which meme/parody is your favourite?

 

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