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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?

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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.







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



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

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Bwaaaahaahahaa #jaredhugginleto #nyc #wtf #lovelustfaithdreams

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

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

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