And we’re not kidding. Who is this guy? Just Redditor Phatrick129 whose friends kept telling him he looked just like Laina, the face and YouTube personality behind “Overly Attached Girlfriend.” I’d say this is an unequivocal — albeit creepy — win for mass communication. Check out some of the emerging “Overly Attached Boyfriend” macros that have resulted.
Yep, pretty meta. Still, I have an appreciation for these memes not just because of their uncanny similarity and how funny they happen to be, but also because the folks behind the memes are actually in on the joke. I like it when everybody wins.
Though, let’s be real: All suggestions of these two hooking up should be stricken from public record. It’s just. Too. Risky.