Hundreds of thousands of YouTube viewers may not know Clare Werbeloff’s name, but they do know her alter-ego, "Chk-Chk-Boom Girl." One fateful night in Sydney, Australia there was a shooting in the nightlife district. News crews were desperate for witness accounts of the events, and then they stumbled upon Werbeloff, who gladly volunteered her (false) story, which you can hear in the video or read in the excerpt below.
Chk-Chk-Boom Girl is now an Internet phenomenon which has spawned spoof videos, t-shirts and hundreds of thousands of fans.
Stats for Viral Fake News
Trending: Older & Mild
Research: 3,837 clicks in 360 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Viral Fake News
Related: 68 examples / 52 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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