It all started with an innocent Instagram of Leto hugging a tree (yes, you read that correctly)
Just when you thought the world was safe from any more Jared Leto memes, the Oscar winner innocently posted this picture of himself hugging a tree on his Instagram, and the world has never been the same since.
People picked up on the easily-Photoshopped image and quickly started adding Leto to a variety of situations, like
Jared Leto hugging one of Denaerys’s dragons, for instance, using the hashtag #JaredHugginLeto.
Other popular choices include:
Unicorns, dolphins and rainbows
The sad Brazil fan (our personal favorite)
Leto’s own beard (Leto-ception?)
and major U.S. landmarks.
Fittingly, Leto’s aware of the trend; he’s even re-grammed a few from his own Instagram account, including