While most Americans are horrified by alleged mass murderer James Holmes, he has also developed quite a fan base.
The twisted fans of the 24-year-old accused of killing a dozen people and injuring many more at an Aurora, Colo. movie theatre have congregated on the Internet.
There are already several blogs devoted to the self-described “Holmies” that shed light on the strange culture.
Here’s a graph posted to Tumblr explaining the demographic of people who identify as “Holmies:”
A drawing for the fans. Note the plaid shirt, which is a recurring theme in “Holmie” culture because that’s what he was wearing at the theatre:
This chat excerpt was making the rounds on Tumblr in which Holmies express their desire for everyone to have a “Jimmy.”
There are also a lot of memes that reference slurpees because of a video from high school science camp that reveals Holmes’ dream was to own a slurpee machine.
Here’s a Photoshopped tribute to his “soul-penetrating eyes,” as described on his Match.com profile:
This blogger wrote about her letter to James Holmes:
Here are thoughts from the same blogger on why she finds Holmes so attractive:
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