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Fake American actor Elijah Wood invited Zelenskyi to the United States “to be treated for drug addiction”

Such information was disseminated in social networks, in particular, on telegram channels broadcasting pro-Kremlin rhetoric. American actor Elijah Wood allegedly recorded a video addressing President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi with words of support and an invitation to “go to treatment centers for alcoholism and drug addiction”, reports say. The authors add a screenshot and a video supposedly from stories on Instagram. It is not true.

StopFake's fact-checkers managed to analyze this case, and they determined that there is no such video on the actor's official social media pages. It is most likely that the video was compiled using special programs. Experts explained that the video contains obvious editing facts, because it is sketchy. That is, the continuity of the video (one of the signs of the originality of the video, shot live without pauses) is broken. Moreover, on the fake screenshot of the story, the name of the actor's Instagram account is false. He also repeatedly stated that his Instagram page is now non-public and closed. Now only Twitter is an open and public page on the actor's social networks.

Fact-checkers also found out that the actor has a page on cameo.com. Here you can order an appeal from a star with any text for a certain amount of money. Elijah's address costs £265. Experts suggest that the authors of the fake message used this particular resource.

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