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‘Alex From Target’ and the Mess of Uncontrollable Fame.

“That teenage cute boy at the target now has 450K twitter followers so why tend to be any of us even trying? ” An adult friend Gchatted me this on Mon afternoon. Now “Alex From Target” has 664, 000 followers, fallout through the simple fact that, while at his job bagging groceries at a Target store within Texas, a girl took his picture and said he was cute. Other young ladies agreed, the picture went viral, and now Alex has been featured on the websites associated with CNN and the Washington Post. Ellen DeGeneres tweeted at him. Five mil people read a BuzzFeed post about him.