How a Random Teenager Who Works at Target Became Famous in 12 Hours
By John Boone
It all started with a tweet. And a creeper pic.
This isn’t the first time a retail employee blew up the Internet (“Jen” from Appleton, anyone?), but at least this time it’s not over a candle tragedy. On Sunday morning, Twitter user @auscalum tweeted this photo from the Target checkout line:
"Imagine our surprise yesterday when one of our Target team members managed to flood the Internet with images of red and khaki without even trying," a Target spokesperson told Mashable. "We are proud to have a great team, including #AlexFromTarget, and are in contact with his store and family."
What a weird world we live in!
Meanwhile, if you’re already at Target and overwhelmed by your love for Taylor Swift, there’s a cure: