Guy Doing ‘Drake Hands’ to Woo Girl Goes Viral: 12 Best Spoofs


UPDATE: We found the woman he was trying to impress, a 20-year-old model named Piper Kennedy. Read more about her here!

When it comes to dating, it can payoff to do something unexpected. But for one Los Angeles-based Starbucks barista, his attempt at wooing a girl was a complete misfire that has gone viral.

After getting her phone number, the unidentified guy made a video of himself listening to Drake‘s “Hold On, We’re Going Home” and in a totally bizarre move, he runs his hand against his forehead a la the rapper in the song’s music video and flashes a smile.

But the bold gesture didn’t get the reaction he probably hoped for. Instead, the girl’s friend, Ben Roc, put the clip up on his Instagram page as a joke and ever since, people (and some animals) have been imitating the lovelorn guy using the hashtag #StarbucksDrakeHands.

Here’s the original:

And here are the best of the spoofs: