Olympian Kate Hansen’s Wolf Video Is Jimmy Kimmel Hoax — Watch Here!
Kate Hansen, the U.S. luger competing in the Winter Olympics, posted an alarming YouTube video on Thursday — showing a four-legged intruder prowling the hallway outside her room. Check out the video below!
“I’m pretty sure this is a wolf wandering my hall in Sochi,” wrote Hansen, titling her upload “Epic #SochiFail: Wolf in my hall.”
The video went viral, attracting more than a million views in just hours.
But it turns out the real “fail” was news outlets falling for a hoax. Jimmy Kimmel confirmed on Thursday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” that he orchestrated the whole thing — filming the stunt and having Hansen upload it.
Of course, last year the late-night host famously hoaxed the Internet when he revealed that he was behind the “Worst Twerk Fail EVER” viral video showing a woman lighting herself on fire with a dance gone awry.