Attention Universe: I don’t mean to alarm you, but we have totally been lied to by the people we trusted most, Nev Schulman and Max Joseph.
Yes – YES – the duo behind MTV’s hit show Catfish have been quite loose with the truth for the last four years.
So, you know how the first half of every glorious episode is spent trying to figure out ~who~ the catfisher is with all the fancy ~image searches~ and ~number recognition~ stuff?
That is all a
(…. kind of.)
Let me explain: When the producers cast the subjects for each show, they don’t normally receive applications from the catfish victims, but from the catfishers themselves.