Getting Down with Internet Star Baddie Winkle

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This grandma is winning the internet. The online superstar Baddie Winkle—who hails from Hazard, Kentucky and has over 185,000 Instagram followers—has created quite the dynamic virtual persona. Born from spending time with her great-grand daughter, Baddie can be seen tossing up peace signs and rocking all forms of marijuana-friendly threads, and this interview with Paper Mag proves why she—at 86 years old—is a cross-generational online icon.