‘Sexy grandpa’ takes the internet by storm


Keep an eye on your grandmas! The stylish grandpa and recent internet sensation makes no secret about wanting to knock the ladies off their feet.

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The 54-year-old Irvin Randle from Houston in the US state of Texas became an overnight internet sensation after a fan shared a photo of him online.

Before long he was dubbed #MrStealYourGrandma – and it’s not hard to see why! Read more: Man becomes a model at 60 after changing just one thing about his appearance After the photo of Irvin was shared on Facebook the well-dressed grandpa started his own Facebook page called @ MrStealYourGrandma where he offers advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Within days the page had more than 600 000 followers. On the page Irvin shares anecdotes on how to eat healthy, the importance of drinking water and why you need to get enough sleep.

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But Irvin isn’t just a pretty face online, according to his Facebook page he is also invited to various social events where he poses with his adoring fans. Read more: Is this the world’s sexiest maths teacher? Irvin, a school teacher, told the Houston Chronicle that his daughter first let him know about his internet fame. When she told him that he was making waves on Twitter he flat out told her that he doesn’t have Twitter so he doesn’t know what she’s talking about.

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In an interview with gossip website Ice Cream Conversations, Irvin further explained how it all started. He said that a fan who loved his style asked if he could share some of his photos online - little did he know that these photos would spread like wildfire and turn him into an internet sensation. The fan called him back about an hour later and told him that more than 36 000 people had already ‘liked’ the photo. Read more: Former teacher from Bloem takes the title at international bodybuilding competition “I was amazed at first. Now, I'm overwhelmed. I appreciate all the great comments," he told the Houston Chronicle. "I've always dressed like this. I've just been wearing things a little tighter - that's all."

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Sources: MailOnline, Houston Chronicle, The Star Kenya, Blog Talk Radio

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