TikTok debates whether this college student is cheating on his girlfriend

TikTok's debate over "couch guy" stemmed from a viral video of a girlfriend surprising her boyfriend at college, . TikTok's debate over "couch guy" stemmed from a viral video of a girlfriend surprising her boyfriend at college, . which has since accumulated almost 60 million views. TikTok is convinced that, based on the boyfriend's reaction, there's something wrong with the relationship. TikTok is convinced that, based on the boyfriend's reaction, there's something wrong with the relationship. User Lauren Zarras uploaded the seemingly innocent clip to her TikTok account on Sept. 21. The video shows her walking into an apartment or college dorm, where she finds "couch guy" — her boyfriend, Robbie . he's sitting on the couch with three other women. Robbie gets up, and they hug. "Surprising my boyfriend at college," Zarras wrote in the overlay text. Commenters lost their minds over the 19-second clip and alleged that the footage was an example of "dating red flags,". some suggested that Robbie was cheating on her. "You can FEEL the awkward tension bro," one person wrote. Almost 700,000 people liked the comment. The fascination with Zarras and Robbie's relationship has exploded into "couch guy TikTok," . The fascination with Zarras and Robbie's relationship has exploded into "couch guy TikTok," . where thousands of TikTokers have taken it upon themselves to investigate and parody the original video. where thousands of TikTokers have taken it upon themselves to investigate and parody the original video. The hashtag #couchguy has over half a billion views on the platform