This photo of Justin Bieber being strangled by rapper Post Malone has sent the internet into overdrive.

While the image had fans buzzing about what was going on between the pair, art historians couldn’t help but notice the perfect composition, the light and shade and drama that’s typical of 15 and 16th century artists including Leonardo da Vinci.

Thomas Nassiff tweeted this doctored image of the photo, showing the Last Super with Bieber having the hand around his throat, superimposed over the figure of Jesus.

The tweet has almost 1,500 retweets and almost the same amount of likes.

Justin has confirmed following the incident that he and Post Malone are actually friends and the strangle was all in jest and ”banter”.

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If friends strangle each other.. that’s weird, right?!

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