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The ‘world’s sexiest criminal’ is not so sexy afterall, plus he’s married (See Photos)

Jeremy Meeks was a previously unknown name until his mugshot went viral on social media because of how attractive he looked.

Meeks was arrested for being in illegal possession of a weapon but the ladies didn’t seem to care as they swooned over him.

Well sorry ladies, he is taken and if you take a good look at his gold teeth, you’ll probably not be as impressed with his looks anymore.

Speaking out from jail, the tattoo-covered felon – who previously served nine years in prison for grand theft – said he said he learned of his new-found fame when he spoke with his wife.

‘I just visited my wife and she said I blew up all over Facebook,’ he told News 10.

Stealing hearts: Jeremy Meeks, 30, was arrested in a gang raid by Stockton, California police on Wednesday. His arresting mugshot was subsequently posted to the police department's Facebook page and in fewer than 24 hours gained over 20,000 likes and received nearly six thousand comments and counting

The lucky lady has not been identified, but he is pictured with a woman in images shared on Facebook. His mother has also revealed he has a young son.

In the interview, the 30-year-old convict, who will be arraigned on street terrorism charges on Friday, explained that officers arrested him after finding a pistol in his trunk. But he insisted his gang days were behind him.

He would not reveal the meaning of the teardrop tattoo beneath his left eye – sometimes a gang sign for carrying out a murder or relating to time spent locked up – but simply said he has done some things in the past he’d rather forget.

‘I appreciate [the attention] but I just want them to know that this is really not me,’ he told News 10 from behind glass. ‘I’m not some kingpin.’

Following: Meeks, pictured with an unidentified woman, remains behind bars but is to be arraigned on Friday

'Family man': Meeks poses with his son in a GoFundMe page set up by his mother to raise funds for his trial

Striking: Meeks, left pictured with his brother, was arrested this week after officers found a pistol in his trunk

'Family man': Meeks insisted that he is a changed man and putting his criminal days behind him

His mother, Katherine Angier, has also insisted that her son is innocent and has even set up a GoFundMe page to raise $25,000 to get him a fair trial.

‘He has a job and he was on his way to work, with no gang affiliations as per two of the charges,’ she wrote of her son’s arrest.

‘He has old tattoos… which causes him to be stereotyped. He’s my son and he is so sweet. Please help him to get a fair trial or else he’ll be railroaded.’

So far the page has raised just $165 – and he seems to be getting more propositions than cash.

‘Hit me up when u get out daddy, I got a list of naughty things I wanna do to you,’ one donor wrote.

The sordid suggestions also continue to appear on the Stockton police’s Facebook page, where the felon’s photo was liked more 20,000 times in less than 24 hours.

‘What is he guilty of?! First Degree Sexiness?!’ wrote fan Ashley Pruitt Carden, while Rhonda Cee, quipped: ‘He’ll probably be on next years prison calendar…Mr….EVERY MONTH!’

And many agreed Meeks had missed his calling.

‘He needs to be a model,’ wrote Bettina Jones. ‘I would buy whatever he’s selling!’

Meeks was charged with illegally possessing firearms and ammo, carrying a loaded firearm in public and criminal street gang activity.

Three other men, Terry Bailey, 22, Juzri Coleman,18, and Joelin Coleman, 44, were also arrested on felony weapons charges.

Convict: In reality, Meeks is a convicted felon who previously served nine years for grand theft

Gang life: He would not reveal the meaning of the tear drop under his eye, which is sometimes a sign of killing someone or about time spent in prison. But he said there were things in his past he is not proud of

Support: His mother Katherine Angier insisted his son is a hard-working family man who was on his way to work and simply being stereotyped because of his tattoos

The repeat offender is being held on $900,000 bail, but perhaps not for long. There’s talk amongst the commenters of raising the funds to set him free.

‘He didn’t know any different. I could turn him into a “model” citizen. Where can I pay his bail?’ wrote Deborah Ann Mitchell.

But not everyone’s a fan. ‘$900,000 in bail and 6 felonies,’ Amber Gomes wrote. ‘You ladies are desperate.’

Others simply offered their support, including one new fan from Singapore. ‘Hope he can turn his life around for the better,’ Felix Clarice wrote beneath one of his pictures. ‘I believe in second chances.’

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