Photo of a shirtless Alex Jones sets the internet ablaze
German news magazine Der Spiegel paid a visit to Alex Jones around lunchtime on Feb. 8 -- and boy, was it interesting.
Jones, who hosts "The Alex Jones Show" on the radio and owns the website InfoWars.com has been called "the most prolific conspiracy theorist in contemporary America" by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups.
He is best known for suggesting that the Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job, that the Sandy Hook school shooting was fake and that the phony Clinton child-sex trafficking scandal known as Pizzagate was a serious issue, according to The New York Times. He made all these claims while yelling -- his signature move.
The controversial personality has come under fire recently for reportedly advising the president.
Writer Veit Medick went to Jones' office for a short online profile, where the conspiracy theorist began eating meat -- shirtless.
Here's an excerpt from the profile:
It's afternoon, and Jones is walking through the studio, his adrenaline level high and his blood sugar low. He needs to get something to eat. Platters of BBQ - chicken, beef and sausages - are set out on a table in the conference room. "Good barbecue," says Jones. "You tasted it already?"
He piles up food onto a plastic plate, and then he suddenly takes off his shirt without explanation. With his bare torso, he sits there and shovels meat into his mouth, a caricature of manliness, but also a show of power to the reporter sitting in front of him. He can do as he pleases.
Twitter users quickly began joking about the viral photo: