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Alex from Target Interviewed by Ellen


Turned into an internet sensation after his photo went viral online,   Alex from Target became really popular since now he’s already appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. In the reported photo,he can be seen bagging items at his retail job.

Alex was asked how he discovered that he went viral, Alex said “My manager came up to me and she showed me the actual picture. I thought it was fake.”

When Ellen also asked Alex if he had any special talents he to show his reply was “I mean I can apparently bag groceries pretty well.”

In separate report, it is confirmed that Alex really works for Target in USA, however, it is also confirmed that Alex was also used for marketing stragey by a new company Breakr, an “entertainment network” that aims to  “connects fans to their fandom.”

Shared in a blog posted on LinkedIn, Breakr’s CEO Dil-Domine Jacobe Leanoares said that they would like to find out through a test the influence  of the fan girl demographic by “taking an unknown, good looking kid, and Target employee from Texas to overnight viral internet sensation.”

They were able to carry it out  by having  one of their resident fangirls, who actually resides in the UK, a whole continent away from Alex to upload  the picture online, once posted,  they had  more “fangirl followers” to attempt  and trend #AlexFromTarget with the help of some bigger YouTube influencers.

After that, the photo became a hit making Alex one trending topic on Twitter even every major site in the world picked the story up.


photo source: youtube screen shot