About the author : Michael Lafferty

At over 48.4 million likes, Eugene, the Instagram-famous egg has surpassed Kylie Jenner in holding the record for the most likes on a picture. Jenner had previously set the record with 18.5 million likes on a picture of her daughter, Stormi. The famous picture, posted on January 6, 2018, was surpassed in likes by the January 4th, 2019 post from the Egg Gang. By Friday the 18th, the simple, stock image of a brown egg has garnered over 48 million likes. The picture of the most famous egg in the world was posted on the account named “world_record_egg.” This account has acquired 7.7 million followers from the one viral post of the celebrity egg. The American Egg Board was excited to acknowledge Eugene’s success. CEO Anne Alonzo was overjoyed to see an egg getting this kind of publicity. No one has been able to identify the person who posted the…