Alex From Target Becomes The World's Most Famous Teenager Overnight

Oh boy.

On Sunday afternoon, a Twitter user tweeted a photo of a guy named Alex working at Target.

She later claimed that the photo wasn't hers.

But it was too late. The Internet was head over heels in love with Alex.

And now, #AlexFromTarget is massive.

People are making Vine videos.

And starting fashion trends.

Memes on Twitter don't seem to end.

Now, even spin-offs are starting.

Alex from Target, we get it! It's a lot to take in.

Update: Gawker has concluded that Alex from Target is, in fact, famous for a reason: he was a marketing ploy. We think.


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(H/T: Buzzfeed)