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Monkey Nuts Prank Caller Gets Rocks Off Live on CNN

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CNN anchor interviews prank caller live
by ninemsn staff
November 29, 2011

A red-faced CNN anchor was fooled on live television by a prank caller impersonating a US student who had been arrested in Cairo.

The prankster phoned the studio on November 27 pretending to be Gregory Porter, a real 19-year-old student from Philadelphia who was arrested while participating in protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and then released.

Anchor Fredricka Whitfield appeared completely fooled by the caller, who sounded legitimate at first.

He said returning to the US was like “an early Christmas present”.

But the exchange came to a bizarre end when Ms Whitfield asked the caller what he had been doing the night he was arrested.

The man claimed he was “just down there looking” at the protest when the group was “grabbed by police”.

He then thanked his lawyer, his mother, the US embassy in Cairo, the North shore Animal League and Baba Booey’s monkey nuts. (more…)

Pranked on MTV

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Filed under: Practical Jokes and Mischief, Pranksters

Via Baltimore Metromix, August 24, 2009:

Coming on MTV as part of the Thursday night block: “Pranked,” a 30-minute program that showcases the best pranks ever caught on camera and posted online. The hosts, College”™s prank experts Streeter Seidell and Amir Blumenfeld, provide commentary during each episode.

Promo for the new Thursday line-up:

Read a interview with Streeter Seidell and Amir Blumenfeld here.

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