Meet Kate Hoit. She's an Iraq War veteran who wants you to date her mom, Diane.
Last week, she tweeted that she wanted to get her mom a date in Albany, N.Y., and (with her mother's permission) came up with a clever hashtag to get the word out: #DateDiane.
Per the Times Union, Katie's father has had Alzheimer's for a while and oftentimes doesn't recognize her mother anymore. Though the two are still married, Kate says her mom (who is more of a caretaker than a wife) has been lonely for a long time and needed more to do than just work. So she set out to find a companion for her. Or someone for her to go dancing with.
"It would be nice to have ... I refer to it as a hockey buddy, not attached to my hip and nobody's going to get their mail at my house," she told Times Union. "Nothing heavy duty. I can't. I'm not interested."
Kate started out with a few intro tweets.
Then launched into post after post detailing why her mother makes a great date.
From her great parenting skills.
To her musical and TV show preferences.
Almost a week later, Diane has yet to score a date, but the Internet is catching on.
It's only a matter of time until Diane is named the next Bachelorette. What say you, ABC?