The 48 Hour Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Charles Ramsey
Now let's follow the timeline: The rescue and Charles Ramsey interview happened on Monday afternoon. By Tuesday morning, Ramsey was already a viral superstar, his interview actually eclipsing, at some media outlets, the horrific ordeal of the women he'd helped save. In maybe 18 hours, Ramsey's refreshing straightforwardness had made him even more of a hero than he would've been had he just pulled Amanda Berry to safety. If you couldn't see what was almost certainly coming next, though, you're living under a rock -- or at least without an internet connection.