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‘Superman’ Henry Cavill stumps the internet with Christmas tree photo

Look closely.


Samantha Grasso

Internet Culture

Published Dec 19, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 8:58 am CDT

It’s a tree stand! It’s a crane! It’s Superman (kind of)!

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Over the weekend, Superman actor Henry Cavill stumped fans with this Instagram post, a photo of himself holding up a fir tree with one hand.

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Mission accomplished #GotElves #Christmas

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If we can walk away from this lesson, it should be that Cavill has an affinity for being quite the trickster. First he goes hidden in plain sight in Time Square, then this. What ever will he think of next?

H/T Mashable

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*First Published: Dec 19, 2016, 11:06 am CST