Hot Topic Employee

Hot Topic Employee

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Updated May 05, 2017 at 02:54PM EDT by Adam.

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Hot Topic Employee refers to a series of jokes on Twitter mocking employees of the teen retail store Hot Topic as being overly edgy, emo and cringeworthy.


On May 2nd, Twitter user @holyfag posted a dialogue scenario of himself going into Hot Topic asking if he could find an object sized medium. In the joke, the Hot Topic employee replies with a video posted by Harper's Bazaar[1] titled "100 Seconds With Bella Thorne" in which she outlines her weirded quirks (shown below). The tweet gained over 40,000 retweets and 111,000 likes.


Following the success of @holyfag's tweet, several other Twitter users responded with various videos and images defining the essence of a Hot Topic employee, including Jughead's "I'm Weird" Speech. On May 5th, user @faithwithanf posted a popular variation with featured a guy dancing to a Pokemon themed remix, gaining over 1,000 retweets and 1,600 likes.

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me: hey hot topic employee nick @3hunnathot fishnets are a groundbreaking invention honestly more important than electricity steph @hecmother Follow me: hot topic employee: Bindi Irwin Φ @Bind.Irwin Some days you just need to cuddle a tarantula... Meet this sweetheart. Her name is Harriet. me: hey hot topic employee: Gerard Way Best way @GeeWayBestWay Welcome To The Black Parade starts playing* Friend: "Please don't..."... 0:35 me: do you have this in a medium hot topic employee: MISSIO Middle Fingers MISSIO's debut album 'Loner' out on 5/19. Pre-order it now and get "Middle Fingers", "Bottom of The Deep Blue Sea" and "KDV" ft. SHUG instantly: iTunes-htt.. Hot topic employee: No, but if you're interested in mediums then let me tell you ab- me: how much is this t-shirt? hot topic employee caleb THE 0:08 lul

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