Stephanie Beaudoin is a 21-year-old nursing student from Canada who faces charges of going on a massive crime spree, in which she and three teenage partners in crime allegedly broke into and burglarized 42 different homes. Authorities in Quebec are bringing in psychiatrists to evaluate why a young women who would seem to have so many advantages became a compulsive criminal.
But instead of condemning her — as the internet often does very easily — social media users have fallen in love with Stephanie. Or, well, maybe “love” isn’t exactly the right word.
What’s got the Twitter-verse buzzing is an online photo of Stephanie Beaudoin dug up by a tabloid newspaper, Le Journal de Montréal. Take a look at the photo to see why Stephanie has become an internet sensation all of a sudden despite, or perhaps because of, her prolific string of crimes.
— Journal de Montréal (@JdeMontreal) September 15, 2014
The response from other Twitter users has been, to be honest, pretty much what you’d expect.
“Stephanie Beaudoin can steal my heart any day,” said one.
“Move over Jeremy Meeks!” declared Twitter user mmnjug, referring to “mug shot guy,” Meeks, of course, is the alleged gang member whose chiseled features and blue eyes turned his arrest photograph into a viral sensation earlier this year.
Another Twitter user, presumably male, actually posted his home address, inviting Stephanie Beaudoin to break into his house whenever she wanted — even revealing where he would leave an extra house key. “Under the plant pot,” for anyone wondering.
Of course, Stephanie and her juvenile — and therefore unidentified — accomplices probably won’t be breaking into that man’s house, or anyone’s house, anytime soon. As of last week, the “world’s sexiest crook” faced 114 charges related to the 42 break-ins prosecutor say she committed and masterminded.
In addition to breaking and entering charges, she is also charged with receiving stolen goods and even gun charges. According to the charges, Stephanie Beaudoin and her co-conspirators, one of them only 13-years-old, in addition to a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old, broke into homes through basement windows or back doors in the Quebec municipalities of Maple and Arthabaska.
There have been several other pictures of Stephanie posted on Twitter recently, however, proving perhaps that it’s much more difficult to look hot and sexy when you’re under arrest.
The next court date for the alleged “world’s sexiest crook” Stephanie Beaudoin is set for November 17.