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No Wonder Banksy Keeps Such a Low Profile

Filed under: Fact or Fiction?, Publicity Stunts, You Decide

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Once you’ve read this article, you might want to check out the movie site to see who is actually hoaxing whom…

When Joan Collins THOUGHT she’d met Banksy: The elaborate plot to impersonate graffiti artist and how the MoS foiled it
by James Tapper
03rd May 2009


To Joan Collins it must have seemed an unexpected honour too good to refuse – the chance to meet the world-famous, and notoriously secretive, graffiti artist Banksy.

Not surprisingly, she readily accepted the invitation to host a dinner party for the mysterious artist in a grand country home, with other excited celebrities in attendance to share the unique experience.

But The Mail on Sunday has discovered that the entire story was an elaborate hoax, designed to dupe the Dynasty actress – and the rest of the world. (more…)