Early in the morning an article appeared on ‘Be the Red Carpet’ claiming Robert Pattinson was set to take over the role of the Doctor from Matt Smith. Within the article the website claimed that BBC News and Yahoo UK had reported the news, and that Rob was eager to take the role, linking to an interview from 2008. The site also featured doctored articles to back up their claims.
You can view BBC America’s list of top pranks here!
BBC America searched the internet and compiled a list of the top pranks of the day and Be the Red Carpert’s made the cut. The prank has impressive company as it sits in the list with Google, Yahoo, The Daily Mail, BBC Radio and Twitter.