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This Video Of A Girl Walking In On Her Boyfriend ~Possibly~ Cheating On Her Has Gone Viral On TikTok

Broke: berries and cream & good soup. Woke: couch guy & salmon girl.

It seems like only a week ago "berries and cream" TikTok was an endless void that we couldn't escape.

A little lad singing about how much he loves berries and cream
Starbursts

Simpler times. 

Well alas, I'm yearning for the simpler times of the little lad who loves berries and cream, because now I am stuck in the hellscape that is "couch guy" TikTok.

Black grandma looking unimpressed at her circumstances
Twitter

ICYMI, TikTok youth Lauren Zarras posted this video of her surprising her long-distance boyfriend, Robbie (AKA couch guy), to her feed a few weeks ago:

And changed the world as we know it.

I, along with many other gen-zennials, consider myself somewhat of a social media sleuth™. However, you don't need 20/20 vision to see that something SUS is happening on this couch:

Lauren walking into Robbie's apartment as he sits on the couch with three other girls
@laurenzarras / Via tiktok.com

For legal reasons, I cannot definitively say whether or not couch guy is cheating. BUT I can point out that if, immediately upon seeing your long-distance girlfriend after an unknown amount of time apart, your first instinct isn't to hop off the couch you're sitting on with three other girls and hugging your girlfriend with all your might...that is sus behavior. 

The main point of contention is this moment on the couch when Robbie does some sleight-of-hand action to retrieve his cellphone from one of these couch girls:

Couch guy grabbing his phone from one of his couch girls
@laurenzarras / Via tiktok.com

A picture is worth a thousand words...and I have TWO! 

Since then, the internet has run WILD and RAMPANT with their theories, most of them agreeing that couch boy is not worthy of Lauren's love and affection:

girl the internet never agrees on ANYTHING, the fact that they're all agreeing now should tell you sum
@barnes / TikTok

You know things are messy when CELEBRITIES AND BRANDS ARE GETTING INVOLVED!

Trojan Brand Condoms commented "What are those colored foils on the table [side eye emoji]
@trojan / TikTok

Like, if the mighty fine Rome Flynn (who you may know from How to Get Away with Murder or Dear White People) is in your comments, you better dump your bf and HIT HIM UP!

@romeflynn / TikTok

"When you didn't really want to sell the item but the buyer is thanking you in the dms" DEPOP 💀💀💀!

In all seriousness, this has started a DISCOURSE on the internet, and we're all along for the ride, whether we want to be or not:

@fakeroberts

We are all different people now after that experience. #couchguy

♬ still falling for you - audiobear

"That poor girl just wanted to visit her boyfriend in college and I'm pretty sure she upset the space/time continuum. She opened a fucking wormhole..."

As funny as the jokes are, there are some people out there who are looking out for Lauren and tying to provide good life advice, like Liene Stevens:

@thinksplendid

Like are they ALL supposed to be earth signs? 🤨 #couchguy

♬ still falling for you - audiobear

"This video is for Lauren. Lauren, I don't want to talk about this boy on the couch, except to say that there are worst things than being single. I want to talk about these girls on the couch because these girls are not your friends. Before you say, 'Oh, you don't even know them,' I know them. We ALL know them. It's one of the reasons why your video resonated so much with, at the time, 34 million people. Because we've all had 'friends' like this in our lives. They should have been jumping up in line to give you a hug the minute you walked in the door. They should not be sitting there embarrassed that you walked in the room — because real friends will hype you up when you're in the room and will hype you up when you're not in the room. I'm going to tell you something that a therapist once told me...'People stay in hell because the street signs are familiar.'"

But still, the jokes reign supreme:

Screenshot from @willfredoooooo's TikTok with a floating phone that says "I'm cheating"
@willfredoooooo / Via tiktok.com

In a turn of events, #couchguy issued a TikTok press release about his behavior:

Couchguy said "you're welcome for getting you off berries & cream tiktok, but remember: Not everything is true crime. Don't be a parasocial creep. Go get some fresh air. Take care"
@souljawatchambassador / Via tiktok.com

The internet is, in a word, unimpressed.

And Lauren commented on her original video, defending their relationship:

Lauren said "as for the phone comment, his phone was in his lap :) thanks for the concern though! an no i'm not in denial [heart emoji]
@laurenzarras / TikTok

...Imma just leave this one here. 

You know you're a true trend when you've transcended social media platforms:

I’m on couch guy tiktok but I’ve never seen the actual couch guy tiktok.

Twitter: @hankgreen

IM DEAD TINDER WANTS TO GIVE COUCH GUYS GF TINDER GOLD 😂💀

Twitter: @MacariaHades

couch guy in about a month or so:

Twitter: @laynamora

i need a full docuseries about the night of the girl surprising couch guy and if u dont know what im saying just keep scrolling

Twitter: @carlyincontro

me tryna explain the couch guy tiktok scandal to ppl who aren’t chronically online

Twitter: @KateOShea98

Next season on Dancing With The Stars, -Couch Guy-

Twitter: @finneas

Literally just got served 5 couch guy tiktoks in a row … has anyone checked on that poor girl?

Twitter: @lily_marston

Looks like we're here for a long time, but not a good time:

If you need me, I’ll be living my best life scrolling through “couch guy” slander TikTok for the rest of the day.

Twitter: @MissRBaller

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