Pic: The story about the Irish kid appearing on MTV's Catfish that's doing the rounds is fake 6 years ago

Pic: The story about the Irish kid appearing on MTV's Catfish that's doing the rounds is fake

This could have put Carlow on the map.

If you have access to MTV then you know about the TV show Catfish.

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If you haven't, a "catfish" is a person who creates fake profiles on social media, chats to people online and builds a relationship with them.

The MTV presenters Nev Schulman and Max Joseph investigate possible catfish cases for your viewing pleasure.

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The show is pretty huge and a story was doing the rounds this morning that season five was going to feature a young man from Carlow.

Dermot Watchorn posted a big long spiel on his Facebook including a screengrab of him, Neev and Max.

It has since been deleted.

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OH MY DAYS!! Today has been AMAZING!Firstly I got a request on Skype from a certain person to be my friend. THEEEENNN I...

Posted by Dermot Watchorn on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

He came clean this morning with this post.

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EVERYONE!To say I was Fraped is a complete understatement! Sorry everyone but it's not true! The absolute mastermind...

Posted by Dermot Watchorn on Thursday, April 9, 2015

Don't believe everything you see on Facebook... unless it's a JOE.ie story.