Buzzfeed Busted=> Story About Hispanic Reporter Booted From Trump Interview Was All a Hoax
On Monday Hispanic reporter Marcos Spudenengo was booted from Trump Tower before an interview with Donald Trump.
Except that he never had an interview scheduled with Donald Trump.
Buzzfeed made up the story.
On Monday, BuzzFeed reported Marcos Stupenengo, an Argentine freelance correspondent for prominent Mexican media outlet TV Azteca, was booted from Trump Tower ahead of an interview with Donald Trump because he was spotted speaking Spanish on his phone.
BuzzFeed cited an unnamed “source with knowledge of the incident,” who also said Stupenengo went on to land an interview with Hillary Clinton.
Stupenengo told BuzzFeed, “I can say that after 13 years of journalism worse things have happened to me.”
Well, now The Daily Beast reports, that Stupenengo “didn’t really” have an interview with Trump, but was hoping to get one, suggesting a not-so-causal relationship between the reported events.
TV Azteca editor-in-chief just told me reporter "didn't really" have scheduled interview but was trying to get one https://t.co/OYXHhSpiXT
— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) May 17, 2016
It was all a hoax.
Buzzfeed, ridiculous, cancerous plebs, fall for another hoax. https://t.co/LDZQnbswH0
— Milo Yiannopoulos ✘ (@Nero) May 17, 2016