Embrace this meme: Jared Leto hugs everything!

It all started out innocently enough a week ago when nature-loving actor Jared Leto shared a tree-hugging self-portrait on Instagram. But, of course, nothing stays innocent for long on the Internet.

Tree huggin hippy? Guilty! #lovelustfaithdreamstour #dayoff #chicothedogdoyoumissme?

A photo posted by JARED LETO (@jaredleto) on

Soon Leto wasn't just wrapping his arms and legs around a tree trunk. He was embracing the world as the star of a new hashtag: #JaredHugginLeto.

HUGGY+J+feat.+BANANA.+#JaredHugginLeto+#HuggyJ+@JaredLeto+-+pic.twitter.com/iacCrEgZhq

—+MISS+MAVERICK.+(@PulangMansanas)+July+11,+2014+

Don't+let+go+#Spiderman+...!+@JaredLeto+@daikou+:D+:D+:D+pic.twitter.com/jd9khxbzMG

—+The+Echelon+Empire+(@EchelonEmpire)+July+11,+2014+

@JaredLeto+hug+the+Tower+of+Pisa!+#JaredHugginLeto+😂😂😂+💖+@30SECONDSTOMARS+pic.twitter.com/yXIn8yeYpS

—+Serena+Rosetti+(@SeryStar)+July+14,+2014+

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A couple of familiar faces even got in on the huggin' action.

Hey+@JaredLeto,+@KathieLGifford+and+@hodakotb+thank+you+for+the+hugs!+#JaredHuggingLeto+pic.twitter.com/YAq4Er2KRy

—+Kathie+Lee+and+Hoda+(@klgandhoda)+July+14,+2014+

While Leto's fans seem to be enjoying themselves by putting him into all sorts of cozy scenes, the "Dallas Buyers Club" star is obviously a fan of their work, too. He's shared a number of his favorite hugs on his Instagram feed.

Bwwwwaaaahaaaahaaaaaaaaaa! #huggyJ

A photo posted by JARED LETO (@jaredleto) on

Bwaaaahaahahaa #jaredhugginleto #nyc #wtf #lovelustfaithdreams

A photo posted by JARED LETO (@jaredleto) on

Haaaaa you guys are nuts! #jaredhugginleto on Angelina's leg??? :)

A photo posted by JARED LETO (@jaredleto) on

"You guys are hilarious," Leto told his followers.

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