TORONTO — Images of actor and musician Jared Leto with his arms wrapped around President Barack Obama’s head and Angelina Jolie’s leg are among dozens being shared online in a meme campaign that has been embraced by the Oscar winner.
The photographic fun began on July 6 when Leto posted an image of himself hugging a tree on Instagram.
Before long, fans got crafty and began posting images of Leto hugging everything from rocket ships to iconic New York skyscrapers.
Leto, 42, doesn’t seem to mind. The 30 Seconds to Mars singer, who won an Oscar for his supporting role in last year’s Dallas Buyers Club, has shared several memes on Twitter.
Here’s the Instagram that started it all:
It quickly became:
And here are some of the images Leto has endorsed by sharing on his Instagram:
Here’s a look at some of the best memes:
— The Echelon Empire (@EchelonEmpire) July 11, 2014
— Kenzi (@EyeHeartSanFran) July 11, 2014
— Paula Garcia (@SP_astronaut7) July 14, 2014
— Serena Rosetti (@SeryStar) July 14, 2014
— Elena Zhuravleva (@Elena_007MJ) July 14, 2014
— EchelonFamily (@_EchelonFamily) July 11, 2014
— 2 nap!!! ₪ ø lll •o. (@_sargabarack) July 11, 2014
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