Over the last few days the Internet has lost its mind over 54-year-old Irvin Randle ... now forever to be known as the hottest grandad on Instagram.
Someone found photos of the handsome Houston teacher on his Facebook page and started passing them around on social media.
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Thousands of people quickly “liked” the pics of the well-built, well-dressed man.
And thousands of people wanted to date him – or hook him up with their grandmas.
And a star was born.
Randle, who has two grandchildren, didn’t know any of it was happening until his daughter in Los Angeles called and told him, “Dad, you’re trending on Twitter.”
He didn’t know what “trending” meant. He didn’t have a Twitter account, according to the Houston Chronicle.
“I was amazed at first. Now, I'm overwhelmed. I appreciate all the great comments,” Randle told the Chronicle. “I've always dressed like this. I've just been wearing things a little tighter that's all.”
He told the podcast Ice Cream Convos that some random dude contacted him on Facebook to say he liked the way he dressed. The man asked if he could share some of Randle’s photos on his own social media pages and Randle said yes.
Within an hour of posting one of the photos, the man received 37,000 likes.
Now Randle is sharing his fitness regimen with the public – drink water, eat healthy foods and exercise – and posting shout-outs to his female admirers.
He’s also been introduced to the meaner side of celebrity stardom.
“Beware of the fake pages using my name on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram,” he wrote over the weekend on Facebook, verifying his Instagram account at instagram.com/irvinrandle.
And, true to his 22-year career in the classroom, he schooled the haters, too.
“When u’re old and look so fine and women all over the world has crush on you, jealous young men will start spreading ‘the gay rumor,’” he wrote.
“I have nothing against gays, how somebody chooses to live their lives is none of my business. I'm not homophobic but I'M NOT GAY. Young men instead of hating, wake up and go to the gym.
“Peace out, I'm all urs ladies.”