Found October 19, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Apparently I missed out on the latest viral sensation. A guy that worked at Starbucks apparently was so smitten with a customer whose number he received, he made an Instagram video for her to Drake’s ” Hold on we’re going home,” the video was incredibly corny, yet highly entertaining. It sparked a bunch of copy cats, including the Milwaukee Bucks. Check out OJ Mayo, Ekpe Udoh, John Henson and broadcaster Jim Paschke   And you though Miley Cyrus was the only one who could get it in with a foam finger. Check the original here: video via @djbroc

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