Jamaican takes over the Twitterverse with tweet about Keanu Reeves

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Internet sensation, Kemoy Lindsay has entered the realms of online stardom after one of his tweets went viral last Sunday and created an international buzz. Lindsay, whose Twitter handle is @KemziiLinzii, posted four pictures of actor Keanu Reeves with women including American country singer Dolly Parton. His arms are either behind them or hover above their arms and waists.

The tweet read, "Keanu ain't talking no chances." It has attracted 395,000 likes and over 80,000 retweets on last count with major foreign media such as CNN, MSN, Yahoo News, Metro UK, People Magazine and Fox News featuring the tweet in newscasts.

Thirty-one year-old Kemoy Lindsay is from humble beginnings. Born in Spanish Town, he also lived in Trench Town and says his youth was dominated by hardship. He completed his studies at The University of the West Indies where he earned a bachelors degree in International Relations and a masters in international public and development management. He was a recipient of the Prime Minister's Youth for Excellence in 2017. Currently, he is technical advisor to minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Pearnel Charles Jr, whom he regards as a mentor.

Lindsay is also co-founder of non-profit organisation, Educate For Peace, and works with other entities such as UNESCO, Jamaica Youth Community and One Young World.

Aware of social media's impact, he warns users about its dangers.

He says he never expected the tweet to become so amplified.

"When I made the post, it was a very quiet tweet. And then on Sunday, I was at a church and I had to put the phone on airplane mode (silent). Within three or four hours, it jumped from 134,000 likes. I thought to myself, 'this is it, the tweet has reached the stratosphere'," he told the Jamaica Observer's Splash.

He added that, "Some of my friends from South Africa and Philippines have reached out to say the tweet has made it to their local news programmes. Even people in the Solomon Islands said the tweet made their news and that's on the other side of the world."

Keanu Reeves is well-known in Hollywood for his roles in hit films like The Matrix, Point Break, Speed, and John Wick.