HOAX: Banksy arrested in London on vandalism charges, identity revealed

Banksy arrested in London on vandalism charges, identity revealed [UPDATES] | Death and Taxes

Well that turned out to be interesting. After seeing my Facebook and Twitter blow up with people saying that the real Banksy had been unmasked as a Mr. Paul William Horner of Bristol, England, it appears the whole entire thing was a hoax.

The culprit? A website called PR Log – the story has since been removed. Jezebel wrote about it, Business Insider (??) covered it, twas all over Reddit  and the Daily Dot. 

So it seems as if this entire thing was made up. That or Bansky is such a genius that he pulled one over on us and actually did get arrested, his name is Paul Horner, and he planted the story of it being a hoax because he knew no one would believe the truth. Do you really want to know who Banksy is? I am pretty comfortable not knowing.

via HOAX: Banksy arrested in London on vandalism charges, identity revealed.

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