Beware of the catfish using Fred Weasley’s photograph online.
“Harry Potter” star James Phelps (who played one half of the mischievous Weasley twins) has been forced to reveal that he isn’t on dating app Tinder after a fan spotted someone using a recent snap of him as their profile picture.
“When a guy tries to catfish you on Tinder but @James_Phelps was your childhood crush,” wrote Twitter user @BriMasterMcPhee on Saturday.
She also posted a screen shot of the fake Tinder profile of 22-year-old “Trent.”
The tweet came to the attention of Phelps, who confirmed Tuesday that he is “NOT” on Tinder ― and that he wasn’t actually called “Trent.”
Twitter users loved his response:
For the record, the actor and his identical brother, Oliver Phelps, have changed quite a bit since their “Harry Potter” days. Here’s how they looked in 2004 on the release of the the third movie, “Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban.”
And here’s what they look like now:
Now what’s that banishing charm for “Trent?”
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