Hagen Engler
3 minute read
1 Aug 2021
12:46 pm

Busy times for the Chris Hemsworth of the catfish community

Hagen Engler

I have been busy fending off the advances of literally dozens of attractive young women on Facebook. Of course, it's all nonsense.

I am old, haggard and poor, like most of my agemates. However, somehow this grim combination is simply irresistible to the legions of cyber-criminals running catfish campaigns across social media. Photo for illustration: iStock

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like being a middle-aged man on social media, let me enlighten you: it’s like being the most desirable gentleman on the face of the earth. It’s like being Drake, Zac Efron and Jeff Bezos rolled into one. Like being Chris Hemsworth with his shirt off! Prince Harry if he was somehow single! Actually, I have run out of desirable men to list, because that has not been my focus lately. I have been too busy fending off the advances of literally dozens of attractive young women on Facebook. Of course, it’s all nonsense. No...