‘I read a gossip piece’ meme mocks Moby’s Instagram post

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Moby’s been having a rough week.

Not long after he photo as evidence of having alleging dated Natalie Portman, the singer caught the wrath of the internet. Portman denied her relationship with Moby in a recent interview with Harper Bazaar UK Online, and stated her interactions with him were nothing more than an old man trying to be creepy with a young girl. Mobys Instagram photo sought to prove that the two actually did meet, and they did go on a date, which means they must have been dating.

This is when the memes began.

People began posting photos of older actors standing next to young girls, with captions that mocked the way Moby wrote about his interaction with Portman.

Celebrities even jumped in, posting photos of themselves with other celebrities.

Then other people posted photos (or photoshopped themselves) next to celebrities.

And of course, what’s a meme without a Twin Peaks reference?

After all the internet backlash, Moby wrote on his Instagram: “Dear trolls, While Im flattered by the attention, I just dont know if the best use of your time and your life is hating a stranger based on egregiously limited information. I mean, when you are on your deathbed do you really want to think, at least I spent my time hating strangers on social media? It is of course your life, but I just have to assume there are better things to do with your timebut again, thank you for all of the attention, its very flattering.”

He continued with another Instagram post, that included more photos of him with a young Natalie Portman, and a caption saying this incident has resulted in him receiving death threats from “strangers on the internet.”

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In my memoir Then It Fell Apart I respectfully and honestly describe the brief, innocent, and consensual romantic involvement I had with Natalie Portman in 1999. But shes denying that we ever dated, even though in the past shes publicly discussed our involvement, and theres ample photographic evidence that we briefly dated and then were friends(some pictures included in this post). It hurts to be lied about, especially as Ive always respected her, and I thought we were friends. But Ive been receiving anonymous threats of violence from her fans, and its affecting my business and my health. So what should I do? What do you do when people believe lies and accusations and not actual photographs and evidence? I want to take the high road, but I honestly dont know what to do. Its one thing to be lied about, and entirely another when someones lies result in physical threats from complete strangers.

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Shortly after, the singer gave one final sign off.

“Attack me, slander me, lie about me,” he wrote in another Instagram caption. “In the meantime Ill be trying to save animals and help stop humans from destroying the only home we have. Bye.”

Maybe next week will be better, Moby.

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