‘Alex from Target’ Is the Internet’s Latest Viral Obsession

Take a look at this photo someone posted to Twitter a few days ago of a Target employee:

If your reaction was “Yeah, it’s a picture of some guy, what’s the big deal?”, you obviously don’t understand how the internet works. “Alex from Target” is one of the biggest deals on the internet right now, because, and this is literally it, people just think he’s attractive.

And people are getting a liiiiiitle crazy about this:

There’s even this incredibly weird video summing up the online buzz:

And, of course, Target jumped on the bandwagon too:

[image via screengrab]

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