This viral video of the Patriot Front marchers from the now-suspended “@SherylLewellen” account, which was created just days ago, has over 1 million views:


Now, if you saw this video earlier on Twitter, the account might have looked a little different. And that’s because the profile photo used to be of an attractive blonde woman whose bio claimed she was a digital/print journo with a love of avocados:

That profile photo was created using AI:

“A whole lot of big accounts took the bait on this one”:

“@SherylLewellen” was tweeting out other Patriot Front content before getting suspended:

The account has since admitted that the goal was to “fool journalists into promoting Patriot Front’s demonstration in Washington D.C.”:

Mission accomplished!