The internet and all its inhabitants have been known to be quite easily excited. The most mundane of things can easily become the next sensation and no one can really predict who or what would become the next popular meme. Take for example the latest sensation, "Salt Bae," the rambunctious chef who has taken the internet by storm through his amazing meat seasoning techniques.
On the other hand, one of the meme world's oldest (in internet time) and most well known character is the 42-year old actor, Leonardo DiCaprio, whose different works and movie scenes have been used in countless memes spread across the internet. Now, the internet just recently broke into a million pieces when Salt Bae himself posted a photo of him doing his signature seasoning with DiCaprio in the background.
A photo posted by nusr_et (@nusr_et) on Feb 2, 2017 at 5:27am PST
According to Time, the "Titanic" actor was apparently in Dubai and had the chance to visit one of Salt Bae's many restaurants. The actor dined at the restaurant Thursday, Feb. 2, and was personally approached by the infamous chef. The two internet sensations were then photographed with Salt Bae in mid-sprinkle.
For those that have been living under a rock for the past few months, Salt Bae's real name is Nusret Gokce. He is a Turkish chef who owns and operates a number of steak houses in his home country. The chef recently went viral after having posted an Instagram video in which he is seen spanking and sensually handling a piece of meat. He then ends the video by sprinkling some salt on the meat in an overly-dramatic fashion.
Right after internet users were able to get a whiff of the epic new photo, an entirely new meme was generated, as per a report from US Weekly. The internet simply could not handle it and exploded with a sea of new memes and crazy taglines. One Twitter post joked that DiCaprio could easily get his second Oscar should he choose to play as "Salt Bae."