Today is National Watermelon Day and to honor this auspicious but totally made-up event, the Times of London tweeted out this image of a white woman holding up a piece of watermelon so it looks like the black woman in the picture is wearing the fruit as a dress:

“This won’t end well” is an understatement if we’ve ever heard one:

Screencapped for posterity:

According to the article, the watermelon dress is actually some sort of Instagram thing where people pose in front of pieces of watermelon with the tag #WatermelonDress:

Happy #NationalWatermelonDay from @marriottpv associates. #HotelLife #WatermelonDress #Mexico

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And apparently watermelon shorts, too:


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