Met Gala: Katy Perry says mum conned by fake AI pic

Met Gala: Katy Perry says mum conned by fake AI pic

By Alipate Narawa
Wednesday 08/05/2024
Source : BBC

AI-generated images of Katy Perry and Rihanna at the Met Gala have been going viral on social media.

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Neither of the singers were present at the event, but that didn't stop fake images of them circulating on X, formerly Twitter.

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Perry shared two fake images of her on Instagram with the caption "couldn't make it to the MET, had to work".

One image of the singer in a floral gown with a moss trim has been viewed over 13 million times on X.

Fans replied to Perry's Instagram post admitting they had been fooled by the picture.

"I really reposted this believing it was true," one fan said, while another wrote "Wait, it's AI-generated?! I got fooled."

The Fireworks singer also shared a screenshot of a conversation with her mum who was also fooled by the image.

 Source: BBC

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