Support for LAist comes from
Made of L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Fake Psy Fools Celebrities At Cannes

Support your source for local news!
The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. Today, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership.

A Psy lookalike hit up Cannes over the weekend, and a bunch of celebrities fell for the hoax. According to, among those who posed with not-real Psy include Naomie Harris, Nicolas Batum, and Adrien Brody.

The real Psy is in on the joke, tweeting:

As well as a picture of him with a fooled celeb:

Support for LAist comes from

The joke comes on the heels of Psy being called the "herpes of music" by Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day.

Most Read