Typically, attempts to hit on famous women via the Internet are destined for failure. Such advances aren't exactly unusual, are commonly creepy and probably not often even received.
But now here comes a guy named Bubby Lyles to do the impossible. We choose to go to the moon and hit on Lolo Jones via Twitter, JFK said, not because those things are easy, but because they are hard.
A while back Lyles sent Jones a tweet offering the following deal:
If I get 150,000 RTs @lolojones will let me take her on a date! Help me out! pic.twitter.com/j9hFfxqlCi
-- Bubby Lyles (@harrylylesjr) June 20, 2013 Well, wouldn't you know it: Lyles got his 150,000 retweets and, by golly, Jones is going to go out with him.
@harrylylesjr 2x Olympic champ @elsupersanchez ran down to the dining hall and told me the news. I cant wait to go out on our date!
-- Lolo Jones (@lolojones) July 5, 2013 So let this be a lesson to all you young Cassanovas. It only seems impossible until somebody does it. G...