Jared Leto posts Twitter picture of himself and Jesus... but insists it's not a comparison

When John Lennon declared The Beatles were bigger than Jesus in 1966, he had fanatics threatening to burn him at the stake.

It's a pop culture warning so indelibly seared on the consciousness. that almost three decades later Jared Leto made sure to stress that he wasn't 'comparing to Christ' after he posted a split of himself and The Son of God.

On Monday, Jared wrote: 'Haaaa! Fashion may go out of style but style never goes out of fashion. #ClassicLooks #FashionForward #ThanksJC #NotComparingToChrist xo