Get ready to say awwwwwwwwwww.
Meet Honey Bun Baby, the internet’s newest obsession:
As awesome as it would be to name a baby ‘Honey Bun’, this little guy’s real name is Ashton Howell, and he’s currently the King of Memes.
Now, no one really knows why things go viral, but this one is particularly special because the 22-month old baby’s mother didn’t even know these photos existed!
“My first thought was, ‘How did they get my baby’s pictures?,” says mother Ariel Griggs. “I mean, I don’t have these pictures!”
You can understand her confusion. The story goes, Grigg’s 18-year old brother would often babysit the adorable little baby, and had been taking goofy pictures of the toddler for months.
“He thought it was funny to dress Ashton up,” continues Griggs, “Putting his ‘little’ big head in caps and stuff and taking pictures of him, I found out he has a ton of pictures of Ashton on Instagram.”
While most of it’s in good fun, Ashton’s mom does have one complaint about her child’s 15 minutes of fame: “The last couple memes I’ve seen, they’ve been a little more X-rated. I don’t want people looking at my baby’s picture and thinking of stuff like that!”
Check out some of our favorite #HoneyBunBaby memes below!