Doc Pop wearing blue scrubs and a stethoscope around his neck. He appears to be in a doctors outfit and he looks like a doctor. 

This image is AI generated, but extremely photorealistic. Close inspection will notice odd details, like the way the blue scrubs blend in with the shirt collar, or the weird shape of the stethoscope.

“I’m neither a doctor nor popular.”

Doctor M. Popular, blogger

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