Chrisposting refers to memes and parodies featuring Resident Evil protagonist Chris Redfield desperately trying to have fellow protagonist Leon Kennedy impregnate his sister Claire Redfield, often featuring excessive phrases such an “fuck my sister” and “continue the Redfield bloodline”. As the parodies grew in popularity, they eventually spread to other fandoms as well.
Following the release of the Resident Evil 2 Remake on January 25th, 2019, fans of the series quickly began to notice the flirtatious behavior of Claire Redfield towards Leon Kennedy. In less than a week, multiple videos began to appear on Youtube which pointed out these moments, most notably a scene where both characters are standing opposite of a locked gate.
Precursor: No Way Fag
No Way Fag is a single panel art exploitable featuring Leon Kennedy’s rejection for “overtime” by Ashley Graham, the main female support character of Resident Evil 4, at the end of the game. A piece of fanart by artist Plague of Gripes parodying this scene grew in popularity over the years; also leading to Leon Kennedy becoming known as being oblivious to sexual advances by fans.
One of the earliest traceable parodies regarding the relationship between Leon and Claire was posted in a 4chan thread on January 28th, 2019 featuring greentext stories about Claire’s and Chris’ behavior at a Redfield family reunion (shown below).
/r/TwoBestFriendsPlay, gaining over 1,800 points (shown below, left). On February 8th, Reddit user the_wacky_magic posted a joke about Chris leaving a ring for Leon to propose with, gaining over 1,900 points (shown below, right).