'Handsome' Felon Goes Viral

Jeremy Meeks has an ugly rap sheet but his mug shot has brought him Internet fame.
2:01 | 06/23/14

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Now to the red hot mug shot, you know how I feel about it, that has shot around the world on the internet. 100,000 likes for the man who's a felon. You remember that? With the rap sheet, just one reason many are wondering if he should be getting this kind of attention. And gio Benitez is back in the social square with this story. Hey, robin. He sparked the #crush Friday. His wife is furious about the attention. And so many wondering this morning, all too much? He's the criminal who's mug shot went viral, and now controversy about whether Jeremy Meeks' looks are overshadowing his time behind bars. He's got an ugly rap sheet, in and out of jail since 2002, most recently, on felony and gang charges. And the internet has celebrated the mug shot, nearly 100,000 likes on Facebook when the police department posted it. And over the weekend, Mems, breaks into your house, steals your heart. And even a tweet, Calvin crime? And this guy has done bad things, but to be fair to this guy, it's out of his control. I think he's as surprised about it as everyone else. He's not the first viral jailbird. Remember this woman, she was never convicted, but her 2010 mug shot went vie Cal too. She became the hot mug shot woman. Images are so portable online. He's good-looking, he becomes an international phenomenon because of social media. That's right. And go to social media. Look at one of the other memes. Takes yours breath away along with your car, big screen and credit card. They are funny, but remember, he is a felon. I don't know what to say. Except that peanut is coming up.

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