Mike O’Hearn Memes, also called Buff Guy memes refers to a popular TikTok trend, revolving around the four time Mr. Natural Universe winner Mike O’Hearn.
The bodybuilder is the spiritual successor of Gigachad and Yes Chad on TikTok, with his videos often being paired with ironic and humorous captions and a slowed version of Haddaway‘s “What is Love (Baby Don’t Hurt Me).”
@xuiodh BABY DON’T HURT ME💯💯💯💯🔥🔥🔥🗣️🗣️🗣️ (based on a true story) #mikeohearn #mikeohearnmeme #fyp #meme #foryoupage #humor ♬ original sound – Editzz
“Mike O’Hearn Memes” use the original content from the bodybuilder’s official TikTok account, combining them with humorous captions and Haddaway’s iconic tune.
Although the exact origin of the trend is not known, one of the earliest posts were shared on the platform by @thefragrancegod on March 12th, 2023, featuring both the bodybuilder and the song.
The video has been taken down since then, however, the trend spread rapidly across TikTok and soon countless other users began embracing the format.
“Mike O’Hearn Memes” have been a stable component of the For You page on TikTok, along with other viral memes like Pedro Pascal Driving and Rizz videos.
The new Chad Thundercock of TikTok has also spread to various other social media sites, mostly through reposts and shares, appearing on Instagram, Facebook, as well as YouTube compilations.