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I Sent Fakes of Myself to Be on TV Around the World

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We live in an era where people tailor themselves online, putting out an idealised version of themselves to the world. So why can't we do it in real life? In the wake of turning his shed into London's number one restaurant and getting a knock-off clothing brand into Paris Fashion Week, VICE's Oobah Butler decides to audition lookalikes and send fake versions of himself to TV and radio interviews internationally in a bid to improve his brand. But can he get away with it? Order your very own Oobah!: https://oobah.com/ Watch next: How to Become TripAdvisor’s #1 Fake Restaurant http://bit.ly/2Cn4GuH Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: http://bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0
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VICE (9 months ago)
In the wake of turning his shed into London's most popular restaurant, Oobah Butler decides to send doppelgängers of himself on a global press tour to improve his personal brand. WATCH NEXT: How to Become TripAdvisor’s #1 Fake Restaurant http://bit.ly/2Cn4GuH
Ethan Garcia (3 months ago)
You should’ve sent two of the clones to the same interview to ruse them
SkyPro Gaming (3 months ago)
VICE, Oobah.com steals your personal info xD
Tut Carmoon (6 months ago)
Plot twist : When we find out that oobah butler isn't a real person but a completely fictional character. :0
cngbuddah (6 months ago)
@VICE pls get him his own cryptocurrency stat. Someone set him up with Oobahcoin. Put the whole world on
Michelle's MS Adventures (8 months ago)
VICE has
Raul: Trashlord (1 day ago)
this nigga's got the confidence and nerve of Agent 47
Hello. Sweetheart (1 day ago)
10:06 "I'm not even the same person I was a year ago".......epic answer
Hello. Sweetheart (1 day ago)
3:14 even Dawson from Dawson's Creek showed...wow
Sara Wright (1 day ago)
"I took an Oobah here"
Tinu George (2 days ago)
This guy is fucking crazy.
l3moh94 (5 days ago)
So, to sum up: He can fake his own identity, coordinate various groups of people, execute incredible scams without inflicting the law and get massive media attention. If this guy wanted to, he could be a REAL LIFE JOKER!!!!
Rzv R (5 days ago)
Where it’s a Black Mirror real story
WhatAGreatName (6 days ago)
World Press: "Hello, Oobah. We would like to interview you about the Shed at Dulwich and how easy is it to deceive you online. Would you be interested in attending? " Oobah: "Well yes, but actually no."
DOOMBLY (10 days ago)
Norma Desmond (10 days ago)
I would have known straight away. Not just anyone looks like Nellie Olson from Little House on the Praire. Oobah Butler is one of them.
Ian James (11 days ago)
7:41 I didn't know Nico Rosberg had taken up acting. Very good British accent too!
Anna.Z (11 days ago)
Ninja? 3:22
Noah Graham-Rosser (14 days ago)
MF DOOM esque
joe bloggs (15 days ago)
The ultimate fake would be if all of these videos were completely fake
D the Magneto (17 days ago)
Hilarious ! :D
nameyga (18 days ago)
i don’t think any of them realized that they were playing with a criminal mastermind. like he faked the Paris fashion thing and everyone laughs like “lmao high fashion is nonsense” and they praise him and move on. but then he fakes the Shed and they think “wow this guy is hilarious what is he thinking” but just imagine the looks on their faces when they realized what he’d done, and why he had done it, and then when they tried to profit off of the story, *he said fuck you to all of them and faked the goddamn interviews.*
Meg Green (19 days ago)
I love this guy 😂
Meg Green (19 days ago)
Chaotic neutral
Martin Petrov (20 days ago)
Lol didn't know my county would be in this vid.
Yusuf Salman (20 days ago)
Troll King!
Zayzay Tambo (20 days ago)
This dude copied yes theory
lalalandd269 (20 days ago)
Hay Oobah, can I hire you to be me in all my future job interviews? Thanks.
Sadie Gayle (21 days ago)
This guys a legend
adam Gehres (21 days ago)
This is like an episode of black mirror 🤔
Velours Noir (21 days ago)
Completely unbelievable...!
mrjo2thec (22 days ago)
2:17 Real life serial killer....you are one.
Phone man for buju (23 days ago)
This guys the one ☝️😂😂😂
megan (24 days ago)
‘I’m not the same person I was a year ago’ couldn’t be more literal
Coldfeeet (25 days ago)
what is charming oobers ig? i need it
Lil Chrissy (1 month ago)
I died when the guy came on TV with fucking straps on
Dimas AB (1 month ago)
And faked this channel
Jerkiperki (1 month ago)
7:35 you can even see the real guy holding up the whiteboard in the sunglasses reflection 😂😂😂
Draziw Drow (1 month ago)
the real oobah butler looks like a younger version of my aunt
Draziw Drow (1 month ago)
or tooticky from moomins
John Smith (1 month ago)
Will the real slim shady please stand up.
Ginger Lion (1 month ago)
Chaotic neutral
TheSeaarrow (1 month ago)
The start of a black mirror episode
Glenn Aliaj (1 month ago)
Ce troll a toujours un coup d'avance. Quel génie
Edbert Khovey (1 month ago)
The website is real
One Love Bacon (1 month ago)
12:25 ummm is that devin?
Axel Schweiss (1 month ago)
This is just crazy... and scary.
Harryboy 628 (1 month ago)
omg this is insane
YaBoiIdiAmin (1 month ago)
Curb, the standinn
Lucas Gregory (1 month ago)
Was this even the real Oobah? What is real?
Memes And Music (1 month ago)
Slim Shady is evolving
JJK (1 month ago)
For real at first I thought this vidr was related to "it's everyday bro" at first When i saw that picture of this video XD
DZ GRIN (1 month ago)
Who else thought that at the start of the background music was gunna be bad guy? 😂
Trash King (1 month ago)
He kinda tool this idea from the try guys pranking video
%% (1 month ago)
Who is the real slim shady
KiwiGrub (1 month ago)
"I like real life serial killers" ah ok then....Next!
Batman (1 month ago)
“I’m not even the same person I was last year”
Lightningmagean (1 month ago)
This guy never stops, he just ups the ante
G Baines (1 month ago)
lake 1862 (1 month ago)
You are a mad genius.
jacoblobrotpiano (1 month ago)
Why do I feel like this is gonna make a shitty episode of black mirror
Last One (1 month ago)
this is awesome lol
Andrew’s Closet (1 month ago)
How is this dude not a billionaire
Darrell James (1 month ago)
0:52 Top ten anime plot twists
Khronic Painz (1 month ago)
holobolo (1 month ago)
lol this guy is such a wanker - no wonder vice picked him up
blazers12369 (1 month ago)
“I’m not even the same person that I was a year ago” hahhaha
NOSCAM (1 month ago)
Haha Indians at their best - again
Ber M. (1 month ago)
Will the real slim shady please stand up
Likanen Länsi (1 month ago)
Vice havent been the same since got bought...pointless and stupid videos...this isnt journalism..Disgrace.
Kellerwärter (1 month ago)
They do not look like him
Keenan Thomas (1 month ago)
This is why journalism school is bullshit. They all ask the same questions. And most annoyingly to me is when (especially on the red carpet) reporters don’t ask questions they make a statement and put the mic in the celebs face. For example: reporter: it’s a great day today! Mic put in celebs face. You didn’t ask a question, what the fuck do you want me to say to your STATEMENT about the weather??!!
Keenan Thomas (1 month ago)
He and Sacha Baron Cohen should team up
Keenan Thomas (1 month ago)
This is why eye witnesses are the least reliable in a court of law YET jurors will override evidence and common sense (like multiple alibis) because of a witness who saw something at night across the street.
R. Dillon (1 month ago)
To fully grasp the smoothness of Oobah just watch how quickly he goes from handshake to knuckle before the fake Oobah notices. 4:30
Ayesha Ayer (1 month ago)
Who knew Draco Malfoy could be an interesting journalist.
niktis (1 month ago)
Leave and make your own youtube channel after the contract is up
Cristalveil (1 month ago)
Basically we are gonna find 2000s eminem cosplays and send them out to be me
Athena Thai (1 month ago)
Oobah got booked as an oobah on oobah.com
Star Cherry (1 month ago)
This'll be super convenient for me! I'm a niqabi 🤣 Just don't talk too much, they'll recognise the voice
A Somebody (1 month ago)
This dude is going places
dewert2 (1 month ago)
thats the same event the zac and jay show crash lol
neil A (1 month ago)
Could you trust this guy to be a good friend?
Dr. King Schultz (1 month ago)
that pingpong table is bent like a bitch though
Cyka Blyat (1 month ago)
this man is legendary
Shitheed (1 month ago)
I love him
ツCloudyRxinz (1 month ago)
When is he coming back?
Amoy Keishing (1 month ago)
He tricked everyone even to journalist ...🤣🤣
tightpantsJONAS (1 month ago)
" I get tons of likes on FB bc he's the hotter version of me" 😂 😂 😂 😂
Cheese Boy (1 month ago)
This is literally the best series on this channel, I need more!
neh hyung (1 month ago)
Big chaotic netural energy
kjmonkers (1 month ago)
is this video the first that any of these news companies found out about this
Will the real Slim Shady please stand up. ✌ Celebs do this all the time. Take KODAK Black.. He regularly has some of his crew go on stage in balaclavas same build & Physical appearance. As a kind of risk assessment! . 💥🎡
Austin Butler (1 month ago)
2:04 can we plz get this man a extra large t shirt thx 👍
2boxdogs&amutt (1 month ago)
Smart oobah 🤣
Alex Hendel (1 month ago)
what a racist nazi alter-right Neo-facist this oobah guy is! oh what, I'm on vice & he works for vice. shit my bad, I meant to say: what a champion of equality, acceptance & LGBTQ+ rights warrior this guy is!!!! down with the establishment patriarchy and UP WITH ANTIFA!!!! join your local antifa chapter, TODAY! idk, im just doing a horrendously shitty job at trolling and baiting people atm. enjoy your Friday, everybody, I know I'm trying to enjoy mine!!!
Gary Marlow (1 month ago)
He started by WRITING FAKE REVIES ON RESTURANTS. are you serious this is all a joke I cant believe people report on this sadness. The world is shamed.
Ghouljah yeahyeahyeah (1 month ago)
He is The Liar Shepherd
Canadian Crissy (1 month ago)
If he’s not a legend, Noone is
Quantik Records (1 month ago)
Black mirror vibes
KAOS SOCIETY (1 month ago)
Please stand up please stand up
Lucian (1 month ago)
next: How I Tricked The Queen Into Knighting Me
Random Fandom (1 month ago)
i was just thinking that.
Brooklyn Young (1 month ago)
I dont think he was hotter lol
Swolster (1 month ago)
That's a brilliant idea!
Malin Hellman (1 month ago)
The website actually exists, and it asks for your email address. I have a feeling he's going to do something with all those emails soon....
Backpacker1uk (1 month ago)

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