After Ellen DeGeneres announced the impending end to her long-running daytime show Wednesday, social media hailed the woman they saw as getting the ball rolling: Dakota Johnson.
Johnson — who notably called out the host for lying about a birthday-party invite on the Nov. 27, 2019, episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" — was being celebrated on Twitter as a heroine for her supposed role in the talk show ending.
Still, people wanted to give the "50 Shades of Grey" actor all the credit.
"The moral of this story is if Dakota Johnson invites you to her birthday party you need to be truthful about that," wrote "Yearly Departed" executive producer Bess Kalb on Twitter.
"dakota johnson has done more for society by ending ellen degeneres than most of your faves have in their careers and it shows," user @canaryfilmss tweeted.
"i don't think dakota singlehandedly delivered the final blow but this is a big day for the brunettes with bangs community," tweeted writer Rachel Syme.
"Imagine Dakota Johnson reading the Ellen news today and just knowing she unintendedly (or not) threw the first brick lol," wrote another user.
Read on for more examples of Johnson-inspired snark about the end of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.