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Leo DiCaprio actually went to have his steak salted by the greatest meme of 2017

Full circle.

A FEW WEEKS ago, this man came into all our lives:

Ottoman steak 🔪

A video posted by nusr_et (@nusr_et) on

He was dubbed Salt Bae by the internet because of the glorious way he applies his salt at the end of the video.

It instantly became a huge meme

The man’s name is Nusret Gökçe and he’s a Turkish chef in Dubai.

His popularity has grown so much that he was paid a visit in the restaurant this week by Leonardo DiCaprio.

And he got him to salt his steak

2017 Oscar adayi sensin dedi#saltbae #saltlife #salt @leonardodicaprio

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The chef himself shared the photo on Instagram yesterday afternoon.

Real life memes, playing out in real time

Leonardo-Dicaprio-Cheers Source: Imgflip

This is it guys, the inception of memes.

People are overjoyed

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He was clearly mesmerised by the salt bae

mesmerised

 

When memes collide.

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