Update April 11th, 2012: Zeddie Little was on Good Morning America this morning and was handsome as ever.
Little appeared along side Will King, the photographer who snapped the now legendary Internet image. Little is using his Internet fame for good as he will be running the New York City Marathon for the John Ritter Foundation for aortic health, that raises money for research and awareness about aortic health.
Additionally, The Daily Mail out of the UK has a write-up on Little complete with more photos of the meme-star.
And, sorry ladies... but Mr. Ridiculously Photogenic Guy is taken.
Update April 9th, 2012: His Twitter bio reads, "That photogenic guy from the Internet..."
If you've been living under a rock for the past few days then you might not know who Zeddie Little is, but if you're like most you've seen all the news coverage and memes of 'Mr Ridiculously Photogenic Guy' -even local media got into the Zeddie caze a bit.
Well, Little has joined Twitter, he only 390 Tweets, follows only 71 people but has over 33,000 followers (as of 9:24 p.m. tonight). Little seems to be liking his new found 15 minutes of fame and by his tweets, seems to be a pretty good guy with a great sense of humor.
You can follow Zeddie on Twitter here.
BuzzFeed.com has a list of, "20 Reasons Why Zeddie Little Is The Dreamiest Man In America" that highlights some of the best tweets to and from Little so far, read that here.
Update April 6, 2012: As if Zeddie Little wasn't already well seated with meme status, his entry on KnowYourMeme.com makes it truly official.
The multiple mentions on Mashable.com don't hurt, either. You can see the original Flickr post has rocketed to over 1.5 million views in just a couple days and Will King is keeping dilligent notes on the publicity. Check it out here. Our sister site in Charleston has a follow-up article on the sensation. That's here.
Don't know what a "meme" or "viral" is?
(First off, it's pronounced 'meem', not 'me-me') We gave a quick tutorial when we reported on Coastal Carolina students that tapped into a video meme and went viral. Read more here.
First Report: The above shot was captured by Will King during the 2012 Cooper River Bridge Run and showcases, as King puts it: "Mr Ridiculously Photogenic Guy".
That statement, of course, refers to the man on the left.
My god. He looks like a stock photo!
Who is this mister? According to the race results, 25-year-old Zeddie Little of New York, NY, finishing at number 1,320.
Congrats Mr. Little on your promotion to Mr. Photogenic and, the newest Internet meme.
- Want more fun bridge run stuff? Check out this video.