The J.G. Wentworth meme was inspired from the company’s renowned TV advertising. In 2008, the company’s ad from the early 2000s was released on Youtube.
The footage shows men and women shouting “It’s my money and I need it now” through their windows.
Another noteworthy and unusual commercial for J.G. Wentworth appeared online that same year. A hotline was advertised, and customers were encouraged to contact immediately.
Both videos have acquired thousands of views giving the brand to its meme-worthy reputation today.
About the Meme
The ads for J.G. Wentworth, a financial services firm with a wide range of offerings, can be seen in the early 2000s under the title “About J.G. Wentworth.”
The advertisements have been widely circulated online, similar to commercials for mesothelioma cases and the homoeopathic medicine HeadOn.
Spread of the Meme
On April 24th, 2008, YouTuber karlinpimsler released a J.G. Wentworth opera-themed commercial.
Which gathered more than 850,000 views and 880 comments over the next nine years (seen below, left) (shown below, left).
YouTube user DowntownLouBrown posted a commercial parody on January 2, 2010, in which a man says, “Hey, shut the fuck up!” towards the end of the original advertisement (shown below, right).
To the /r/funny subreddit on November 7th, 2011, user Lunchable_ posted “J.G. Wentworth,” which was a 60’s Spider-Man image macro with the message “It’s my money and I need it now!” (shown below, left).
 The Reddit user Geckos created a 1960s-style Spider-Man image macro on /r/funny on December 30. (shown below, right).
What Does “I Need My Money Now” Mean?
The tagline “It’s my cash, and I want it now” was popularised by advertisements for the American financial services and products company The JG Wentworth.
On-line, the adverts changed into infamous and had been constantly condemned for being demanding, whilst additionally serving since the basis for various symbol macro memes.
Identical to the tagline of the unreleased industrial; I Don’t Need Buddies They Disappoint Me.
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The economic marketing campaign was launched by JG Wentworth in the early 2000s, with the slogan “It’s my cash, and I want it now” as its catchphrase.
Popularity skyrocketed on the strength of a single YouTube advertisement posted by PrzFtr on January 15, 2008, which quickly went viral amongst American viewers.
The video not only became widely viewed in a short amount of time, but it also gave rise to numerous symbol macro memes.