Catfish episode 14

Last night's episode of MTV's Catfish: The TV Show featured a woman, Keyonnah, who believed she was in an online relationship with former kiddie rapper and BET 106 & Park host Shad Moss, a.k.a. Bow Wow.

Keyonnah's doubts were erased when the impersonator sent her $10,000, which she claims she spent paying off her family's bills. Catfish's dimwitted producers Nev Schulman and Max Joseph pretended not to know how easy it was to confirm the identity of the person imitating the rapper.

In a world where information is literally at our fingertips, Nev and Max couldn't put 2+2 together until 30 minutes into the show. By then the hapless trio are on a plane to Atlanta to meet "Bow Wow".

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Sidney Ackerman fake profile

"Catfish' or 'Catfished' are terms used to describe people who become emotionally attached to fake social media profiles. Oftentimes the person who runs the social media account is not who they claim to be.

People who get emotionally attached to fake online profile's -- or to online profiles in general -- usually have some form of emotional or personality defect that allows them to become victims so easily.

Luckily, that was not the case with four unnamed NFL players who were almost 'Catfished' by @RedRidnH00d, a woman (or man) on Twitter.com, who used pictures of an Internet adult entertainer, C.J. Miles, to seduce the athletes into establishing a rapport with her.

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