A student who caught the ‘boyfriend’ of a classmate cheating has been hailed a hero, even though she got the whole thing completely wrong.
Jasmine Rios was sent photographic evidence of how her boyfriend was cheating on her, from Rebekah, a classmate she’d never met before.
The pair had briefly interacted on Twitter which is why, when Rebekah saw Jasmine’s fella getting cosy with another girl in the library, she felt compelled to let her know what was ‘going on’.
Sending Jasmine a direct message, she wrote:
Hey girl, I know we don’t know each other, just been mutuals on Twitter for a little bit. I go to UTSA too.
But I recognise [a guy] who I think is your boyfriend in the library from y’all’s pictures on here, and he’s with a girl and he’s being kind of touchy with her.
Along with this was a photo of the ‘boyfriend’ getting cosy with a random girl at the University of Texas library.
She continued how she felt really bad for having to let her know like this, but thought it would be wrong to witness it and not say anything.
However, it turns out Rebekah had gotten the wrong end of the stick.
In a twist even Richard Curtis would dismiss as ‘too hokey’, it was revealed Jasmine’s boyfriend in fact, has an identical twin brother.
It was him who was spotted in the library and he was cosying up to non other than his actual girlfriend, which isn’t such a terrible crime really.
So my boyfriend has a identical twin brother and someone thought my boyfriend was cheating on me but it was really his brother and his girlfriend ??? thanks for having my back though girl ✊️ pic.twitter.com/kp3d4D6dmZ
— Jasmine (@JasmineRios5) December 13, 2017
Omg thank you for telling me girl, but that’s not my boyfriend! He has a identical twin brother. That’s his brother int he picture and that’s his gf. [sic]
But thank you so much girly for telling me even though it’s not my boyfriend because if it was, girlllll.
Jasmine later posted screen grabs of the exchange on Twitter, where it quickly went viral – earning nearly a quarter of a million likes and lots of praise for both Rebekah and Jasmine.
I think we can all agree everyone needs a Rebekah in their life!
More of a concept than a journalist, Tom Percival was forged in the bowels of Salford University from which he emerged grasping a Masters in journalism.
Since then his rise has been described by himself as ‘meteoric’ rising to the esteemed rank of Social Editor at UNILAD as well as working at the BBC, Manchester Evening News, and ITV.
He credits his success to three core techniques, name repetition, personality mirroring, and never breaking off a handshake.