Macaulay Culkin, the actor who first gained fame in "Home Alone," is back in the headlines this week after a photo of him in a mind-bending T-shirt went viral online.
According to GQ magazine
, back in 2013, fellow film star and noted handsome person
Ryan Gosling wore a T-shirt featuring a picture of Culkin from his child-star days.
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In response, Culkin and his friends in The Velvet Underground tribute band "The Pizza Underground" made a shirt that depicted Gosling wearing the shirt featuring the young Culkin.
The tweet quickly went viral across multiple social media sites and Reddit, providing a cascade of publicity for the band, which recently released a nine-song parody tribute album
of The Velvet Underground and Nico as well as Lou Reed's biggest hits, including "All the Pizza Parties" and "I'm Waiting for Delivery Man."
Fans of the both actors went crazy, Photoshopping the theoretical next steps in what many deemed an "Inception war," and posting pictures to Twitter.
For now it seems the proverbial ball is in Gosling's court, however The Huffington Post found a picture on Twitter
that shows Gosling wearing a shirt of Culkin wearing a shirt of Gosling wearing a shirt of Culkin as a kid.
The photo's authenticity remains in question.
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