The latest viral meme is people introducing celebrities as their hot dads

Clint Hayslett/InstagramClint Hayslett went viral — and inspired a meme — when his son posted his first run of modelling photos on Twitter.
  • People are posting photos of hot celebrities and pretending they’re their dads.
  • It all started when one Twitter user, Collin Hayslett, posted a photo of his dad, whom he said was starting a modelling career at the age of 45.
  • The photos went viral, and inspired other people to joke around with it.

If you’ve ever wanted to claim a celebrity as your dad, now’s your chance.

A viral tweet where a Twitter user posted modelling photos of his dad has inspired others to do the same. Some people are posting photos of their actual dads flexing, but most people are just posting photos of hot celebrity dads instead.

It all started with a tweet from a Twitter user named Collin Hayslett. He said his dad, Clint Hayslett, now 45, is pursuing a career in modelling and has never been happier.

The tweets went viral and Hayslett’s dad did, indeed, blow up. His Instagram account posted its first photo three days ago and now has more than 4,000 followers.

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Clint Hayslett’s glamorous photos inspired other people to post joking tweets claiming that celebrities with similar looks – like Steve Carrell and Jeff Goldblum – were also dads looking for modelling gigs.^tfw

From there, the meme spread to photos of other joyful and handsome celebrity dads – some with an ironic twist.^tfw^tfw^tfw

A few people – like Lin-Manuel Miranda – went the non-ironic route and just posted photos of their happy dads, who are also deserving of love.

So if your dad is looking to go viral, grab a suit and a pair of smoking hot sunglasses, and get his Instagram modelling career off the ground.

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