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Was Yesterday's Ferrari Crash Simply Good Marketing?

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It's sad that the Age of Information has turned into the Age of Cynicism but with the government lying to us, aspiring Ashton's everywhere punk'ng people, and idiot marketers trying to pretend like they were fooling anyone with LonelyGirl15, can you blame us for being skeptical?

Yesterday Eddie Griffin crashed a $1.5 million Ferrari Enzo into a wall at a speedway in Irwindale. Today TMZ asked their readers if, because the photographer in front of the crash doesn't seem to flinch, they thought yesterday's crash of the rare import was a big fat hoax simply intended to stir up attention to the new movie starring Griffin and produced by the owner of the ride, Daniel Sadek.

Some keys that it may have been staged: perfect video coverage of the entire crash including a still photographer in the precise location of the "accident", a joking Eddie Griffin talking to the press immediately after the incident, the fact that Sadek has already crashed at least one Porsche Carrera GT for the good of the film.

Oh, and the cones seem to be leading straight to that point of impact.

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Some other angles of the crash and suspicious behavior after the jump.