When 19-year-old Roberta Bernardo of São Paulo, Brazil, noticed a happy-looking potato at the grocery store, she immediately decided to buy it and make it her new BFF.
She bathed it.
Named it “Potato.” Gave it a fabulous makeover.
And began documenting their adventures on social media, where they’ve been shared thousands of times in the last day. Bernardo said she’s shocked by the impact Potato had on Facebook.
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Bernardo has been keeping Potato in the fridge so she doesn’t rot.
“Life is ephemeral,” Bernardo told BuzzFeed Brazil. “I believe she will live these moments as if they were the last, enjoying the laurels of fame.”
You can follow Potato’s adventures over on her fan page.
Bernardo also shared an exclusive photo of Potato’s new look after becoming internet famous. “She is richer and more powerful now,” Bernardo said.