Fake! CeeLo Green Apologizes For Upsetting Fans with Exploding Smart Phone Video

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Sat, 17 Dec 2016 22:19:20 Z)

UPDATE: CeeLo Green revealed hours later that it was a faked video produced as part of a project he's working on. Green apologized for upsetting fans and said it caused him to have a "difficult day."

Here is the apology/explanation video:

The video allegedly showed a cell phone exploding as CeeLo held it against his head during a call at a recording studio. The hip hop singer-producer is seen on the purported surveillance video falling out of his chair and onto the floor after a bright flash.

While the brand of smart phone involved is not clear, Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 model has been recalled and banned from airplanes after a series of explosions.

The original video has been removed from Instagram, but you can see it in this video posted by a skeptic who early on thought it was a hoax.

About the author:

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after a 26-year career with CNN. He mainly covers entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosts a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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