Will the actual “couch guy” please arise?
TikTok users are in a frenzy, frantically attempting to decide the id of a faculty scholar caught cozying up on a sofa with a girl who isn’t his girlfriend.
The mystery man, who’s being dubbed “couch guy,” was featured in a TikTok video uploaded by his girlfriend Lauren Zarras on September 21.
The quick clip, which is about to Ellie Goulding’s romantic monitor “Still Falling For You,” reveals Zarras excitedly strolling into her boyfriend’s faculty condominium in a bid to shock him.
However, his muted response to her arrival and the presence of one other feminine on the sofa has sparked hypothesis that he has not precisely been lacking his girlfriend and been dishonest on his ladylove whereas away for faculty as an alternative.
“Red flag! He didn’t get up off the couch and jump up and down in excitement,” mentioned a person referred to as +00kapack.
“If my girl walked in and I’m sitting on the couch next to two other girls I’m leaving in a body bag lmao,” person Brandon joked.
A person by the title added her personal conspiracy principle: “Nah those boys def set him up. He legit secretly grabbed his phone from the girl next to him.”
Meanwhile, a number of in style TikTok users have created parodies of Zarras’ video, which has been seen greater than 58 million instances.
TikTokers Gabrielle Krauss and Menecis & Brody each staged their very own exaggerated reenactments of the unique clip by which the male topic they shock is clearly caught dishonest.
The tacky tone of Zarras’ clip, full with the Goulding love track, has additionally been mocked by a number of single TikTokers who’ve filmed themselves arriving dwelling to their pets.
User Stanley The Stan Man filmed himself arriving again at his condominium and greeting his furry feline, captioning the hilarious video: “Surprising my cat by coming home early”.
Page Six even received in on the development, making a parody which lower Goulding’s gushy track towards previous imaginative and prescient of “Real Housewives of Orange County” star Vicki Gunvalson shocking her mortified son at his faculty.
And whereas the complete title of “couch guy” has not been decided, TikTokers have confirmed his first title is Robbie.
Robbie himself lately took to TikTok under a pseudonym insisting he “loves” his girlfriend.
Zarras has additionally hit again, saying she is certain her boyfriend isn’t dishonest on her regardless of being noticed on the sofa with one other girl.
“Breaks my heart that people can watch a special moment and bring so much negativity,” she wrote on TikTok. “Please think before you assume anything about my relationship.”
And in one other video, Zarras made it even clearer, #StopTheHate.