Jeremy Meeks's Handsome Mug Shot

  • Aired:  06/23/14
  •  | Views: 62,445

A California man facing weapons charges gains tens of thousands of admirers when his mug shot is posted online. (3:12)

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[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]>> Stephen: WELCOME BACK,

EVERYBODY.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

FOLKS, YOU KNOW, I'LL TELL YOU,FOLKS, AS A MILLENNIAL, I ALWAYS

KEEP UP WITH THE LATEST HASHTAGMEMES FROM THE AT INTERNET DOT

APP.

FOR INSTANCE, HAVE YOU SEEN THEIRAQI MILITARY SPOKESMAN

WHOSENAME IS SAAD MAAN?

IT'S FUNNY BECAUSE THE SITUATIONTHERE IS TRAAGAAC.

BUT THERE'S ANOTHER STAR BLOWINGUP THE INNER TUBES RIGHT NOW,

AND HIS NAME IS JEREMY MEEKS.

AND HE'S YOUR CLASSIC BAD BOY.

IN THAT POLICE IN STOCKTON,CALIFORNIA, BELIEVE HIM TO BE

QUITE DANGEROUS.

>> MAN IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIAWILL BE FORMALLY CHARGED TODAY

IN A WEAPONS CASE, BUT THAT ISNOT WHY HE'S GETTING ALL THIS

ATTENTION. LOOK AT THIS FACE.

>> MEET JEREMY MEEKS.

HIS MUGSHOT HAS GONE VIRAL.

ALL OVER FACEBOOK AND ALL OVERTHE WORLD.

ON STOCKTON'S PAGE, MORE THAN24,000 LIKES AND MORE THAN.

6,000 COMMENTS.

VANESSA VIEIRA WRITING, "IF THISGUY BROKE INTO MY HOUSE,

I'D MAKE HIM FORGET WHY HE BROKEIN WITHIN 30 SECONDS. LOL."

LEIDY SANTIAGO: "I'VE GOT 50SHADES ON THAT MAN! OH GOD YES!

>> Stephen: OH, GOD, YES.

JUST LOOK AT HIM,THAT JAW LINE, THOSE BABY BLUES.

I MEAN GUN TO MY HEAD, I BELIEVETHAT'S WHAT HE'S IN FOR.

FOLKS, MEEKS' FANS SEE HIM ASMORE THAN A PRETTY FACE.

THEY BELIEVE HE HAS THE SKILLSTO TURN AROUND HIS LIFE USING

HIS PRETTY FACE.

WITH COMMENTS LIKE GET AN AGENTIN TRAINING.

I WANT TO SEE YOU IN THE MOVIES.

AND HE SHOULD BE FREED ANDMODELING SOMEWHERE, YES HE COULD

BE MAKING A MEANINGFULCONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY LIKE

WALKING BACK AND FORTH ON ANELEVATED PLATFORM, LOOKING BORED

ABOUT HIS CAPE.

[LAUGHTER]AND THE INTERNET IS ALREADY

LAYING THE GROUNDWORK FOR HISFUTURE CAREER BY PHOTOSHOPING

HIM INTO ADS FOR DOLCE &GABBANA, CALVIN KLEIN AND HUGO

BOSS, A TACTIC THAT SO FAR HASNOT WORKED FOR THOSE SEEKING THE

RELEASE OF CHARLES MANSON.

[LAUGHTER]FOLKS, THIS STORY, I GOT TO TELL

YOU, THIS MAN, THIS STORY GIVESME HOPE FOR AMERICA'S BROKEN

PRISON SYSTEM.

SEE, ONE OUT OF EVERY 18 MEN INTHIS COUNTRY IS INCARCERATED.

WHEN YOU LOOK AT ALL THE YOUNGLIVES TRAPPED IN A CYCLE OF

POVERTY, VIOLENCE ANDIMPRISONMENT, YOU START TO

REALIZE, MAYBE IT'S BECAUSETHEY'RE TOTAL UGGOS.

[LAUGHTER]FOR INSTANCE, LOOK AT THE

TRAGIC, LESS-THAN-HOTNESS OF THEMEN MEEKS WAS ARRESTED WITH.

SORRY, BUT NO ONE IS STARTING AFACEBOOK PAGE TITLED "FREE THESE

GUYS.

THEY'VE GOT A GREAT SENSE OFHUMOR."

JEREMY MEEKS PROVES THAT OURPRISONS DON'T NEED REFORM.

THEY NEED MAKEOVERS.

WATCH THIS.

GUILTY, NOT GUILTY.

BUT YOU KNOW WHAT, STILL ALITTLE BIT NAUGHTY.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

HELLO.

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