Filed under: Fact or Fiction?, Prank News, Publicity Stunts
Hate to be the bearers of bad news, but that dude riding an ostrich in rush-hour traffic was part of a viral marketing stunt. Shocker.
“Yep, That Video Of A Guy Riding An Ostrich Through Traffic Is Totally Fake”
by Lee Moran
September 4, 2016
It was a brilliant idea to beat the traffic.
But sadly the viral video (above) of a man riding an ostrich to beat rush hour in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is totally fake.
”What possessed us when creating this idea? The thought that many of us live bored and pragmatic lives,” the bank posted on Facebook.
“Team Bank of Astana believes that we need to stop just daydreaming ― and we must act to embody our wildest dreams, here and now,” it added. Read more.