News

 

UPDATE: Wolf of Sochi was a Jimmy Kimmel stunt

US athlete spots what looks like a wolf in hallway

Late night TV host and prankster Jimmy Kimmel has done it again.

On Wednesday, US luger Kate Hansen tweeted a video of "wolf" roaming the halls of her hotel in Sochi. "Oh my god", an off camera female voice whispers while filming through a cracked-open door.

 



Sceptics scoffed at the video, saying the animal looked more like a dog than a wolf.  Still, Hansen's post was retweeted over 2, 200 times, the attached video viewed over a million times.

A publicist for the United States Luge Association tells TV tabloid Inside Edition that it was a all a Kimmel-orchestrated stunt.

Kimmel tweeted late Thursday afternoon:

Kimmel was also behind one of the biggest Internet pranks of 2013. He hired a stunt woman to "twerk" upside-down against a door in what looked like an amateur video. When someone opened the door, the woman fell onto a table with lit candles and her pants appeared to catch fire.

The video, "Worst Twerk Fail EVER - Girl Catches On Fire!" racked up nine million views before Kimmel revealed it was a hoax.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. Jim posted on 02/20/2014 09:07 AM
    That likely isn't a wolf. It looks more like a husky or some other type of sled dog.
  2. john posted on 02/20/2014 10:46 AM
    yea i agree it dos look like a dog USA is getting paranoid and after we kick there ass for the gold medal in hockey both men and women thay will be even more paranoid .


    it could be one of Russian spy things thay are talking about . thay did put cameras in the shower after all .


    if it was a wolf it would have picked up her scent and attacked her before she took the picture . wolfs dont mess around like dogs do .
showing all comments

Your GTA

Sign Up For Breaking News Alerts

Becoming a member only takes 60 seconds! Members get access to exclusive information and products that non-members do not, including concert ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming entertainment events, movie screening passes, music giveaways and more!

Login with Facebook

Stay connected 24/7! Receive breaking news and programming alerts right to your inbox. CLICK HERE to sign-up.

Today's Poll

What do you think of the Raptors' new logo?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hour(s) VoteResults

Top Stories

Facebook

Twitter