One of the stars of the movie "Ted" is quickly emerging as a sex symbol ... but it ain't Mark Wahlberg ... it's the stuffed animal.
Turns out, Ted has become a breakout star in the Plushie community ... a group of people with a fetish for stuffed animals and things of the furry sort.
In fact, "Ted" creator Seth MacFarlane has already been contacted by a XXX website that's popular with Plushies, Clips4Sale.com, in the hopes they can acquire the rights to use Ted's image and make him the site's new mascot.
The site fired off a letter to Seth saying, "Not since Alf has there been this kind of excitement over a stuffed animal."
The letter continues, "We are very serious and would like to engage in talks with you at your earliest convenience."
We called Seth for comment -- so far, no word back.