In the well-worn words of the internet: faaaaaaaaaaaake. Comedian Craig Rowin released a video a few months ago asking a list of very, very rich people to give him one million dollars, just because. It was funny, but I doubt anyone expected those people to come through. Then, shockingly, one of the rich people did — Rowin posted another video of a voice message left by a millionaire named Benjamin promising him the money. On Wednesday, he got the check onstage at the UCB Theater. Well, sort of. Because none of it was real:
This doesn't surprise me even a little, but good job, Craig Rowin! You may not have gotten a cool million, but you did get the internet's attention. That's got to be worth at least a few bucks.