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Fake Psy Fools Celebrities At Cannes

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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:

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