Are you a single woman living in New York? If yes, then beware before dating anyone because it can be quite a nightmare. New York City has witnessed women dating from love bombing to ghosting and the whole thing is quite messed up and shocking.
Though most single women find comfort in attachment over their dating shocking stories at brunch or in group chats, some women take to the internet to share their horrible experiences.
Recently that is what one TikToker was doing when she excavated a scandal involving numerous New York single ladies and one man who is now popularly known as West Elm Caleb.
Who is West Elm Caleb on TikTok?
When it comes to who is West Elm Caleb? The answer is now revealed that Caleb is a furniture designer at West Elm who is now viral worldwide for all the wrong reasons as New York women share their experiences with the alleged serial dater.
The hashtag #WestElmCaleb – which has over 2.9 million views on the app – is quickly becoming Gen Z’s version of “John Tucker Must Die.”
The stories are amazingly alike. Women have public copy texts and matching Spotify playlists all supposedly sent by Caleb.
The endings are similar too -Caleb naturally ghosts his subjects after a short period of time.
So, how did this start? Like any internet trend, it’s tough to discover the precise source. It seems single women have been waiting to share their Caleb stories for some time.
But it seems one TikToker exposed the drama unintentionally.
A TikToker was sharing her experience
Mimi Shou was sharing her experience with dating a man named Caleb, who she later explains is not THE “West Elm Caleb,” when she was contacted by numerous women inquiring if it was the serial dater.
She clarifies that another woman reached out to her to tell her that she was supposedly speaking to the furniture designer after matching with him on Hinge. She appealed Caleb had been love bombing her in spite of the fact they had never even met.
“If this video shows up on your For You Page and you happen to be dating a West Elm Caleb, deliberate yourself warned,” Shou says.
Glavan, having seen Shou’s video, started to understand that the man she had freshly gone out with was quite a famous playboy in the city.
She shared a message supposedly sent by Caleb in which he admits that somebody had revealed him in a TikTok.
But things soon got inferior. Glavan then shared a message from another TikToker who says that she had spent the night with Caleb and woke up in his bed the very same day that Glavan went on her date with the man.
The woman says she had been dating him for 6 weeks and he had even sent her the same playlist he allegedly sent to several other women.
“He told me he wasn’t on Hinge and removed the app but was aggressively going on dates with other people,” the message reads in part. Glavan claims Caleb told her the same thing.
Kelly, who says she dated Caleb for 6 weeks over the holidays, opened up about her involvement and she had screenshots to back up her claims.
She shares posts apparently sent by Caleb in which he is spouting about his feelings for her, he tells her he removed Hinge and he even sends the notorious playlist though Kelly soon observed that he had numerous identical playlists with dissimilar names on his Spotify.
Kelly describes that right as she started to notice some of these doubtful details, Caleb ghosted her.
Since the women public their videos, many other people have been deliberation online to share their feelings, involvements, and responses to “West Elm Caleb,” associating him to Pete Davidson, voicing misperception as to how all of New York is dating the same man and making limitless entertaining trends around the hashtag.