SA YouTubers trick Tiger King's Carole Baskin into doing an interview

SA YouTubers trick Tiger King's Carole Baskin into doing an interview

- A South African YouTube duo has pulled off the ultimate prank on the queen of tigers, Carole Baskin

- Josh Pieters and Archie Manners managed to trick Baskin, who is famous after the Tiger King show aired on Netflix, into doing an interview

- The local internet stars convinced Baskin that she was doing an interview with Jimmy Fallon

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Josh Pieters and Archie Manners are two YouTubers who have made a name for themselves with their elaborate pranks of celebrities.

Many might remember the time Pieters and Manner pranked controversial UK journalist Katie Hopkins into accepting a fake award.

Now, the YouTube duo turned their focus to Carole Baskin - the big cat loving lady who became famous world-wide after Netflix released the Tiger King series.

Pieters and Manners managed to convince Baskin to do her first interview since the series gathered millions of views on the streaming site.

They told her she would be interview by Jimmy Fallon and Baskin agreed on the condition that they don't mention Tiger King.

Using old snippets of previous interviews, they managed to pull off the interview and shared it online. In less than a day, the clip gathered over 1.3 million views.

However, Baskin realised she had been played and she felt "betrayed". Taking to her Facebook page, the big cat queen opened up about the phoney interview.

She wrote:

"Well, I was fooled into thinking I was being interview by Jimmy Fallon, but in my own defense, I sent this to Howie right after the taping: Well that was weird."

Take a look at her post below:

SA YouTubers trick Tiger King's Carole Baskin into doing an interview

Screenshot of Carole Baskin's Facebook post.
Source: Facebook

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