This man was so desperate to appear on Ellen he hired a fake set and a fake Ellen

March 28, 2017
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One man was so desperate to be on the Ellen show that he faked the entire thing.

Lukas Jakobiak, a YouTuber from Poland, had a replica of the entire set built from scratch so he could pretend to have been on the show.

He spent three years of his life making the exact copy, before hiring an Ellen lookalike to act as host.

The fanatical Ellen supporter used the hashtag #LucasOnEllen in the hope of the American chatshow host seeing his claim, and inviting him on for real.

He told followers: “My dears!!! We made it!!! Ellen DeGeneres invited me to her show!!! I died!! I’m flying to Los Angeles!!!!!! Now I can’t believe I’ll start making motivational lectures abroad!!!”

Jakobiak is filmed ringing his mother from his apartment in the Polish capital, Warsaw, fooling her into believing he has been invited onto the show.

He posted images of him supposedly boarding a flight to Los Angeles, and claimed that his dream was coming true.

He then filmed himself supposedly appearing on the show, with Ellen lookalike Beata Skokowska posing for the video.

Jakobiak says the real Ellen is “the most courageous person in the world” and hopes he will meet her now that his project is finished.

“If I really want something I work hard for it and this time was no different”.

The prank fooled a number of outlets – all writing that the vlogger had finally made his dream come true.

MSN Entertainment saw the clip and wrote: “Lukasz Jakobiak fought it for three years, and it worked! The correspondent appeared on the famous talk-show of Ellen DeGeneres.”

Polish Glamour magazine said: “To his countless list of successes Lukasz Jakobiak will soon be able to add another – an appearance on the popular American programme The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

And Poland-based Jastrzab Post added: “So Lukasz joins the biggest stars in show business by visiting Ellen’s program. Wow!”

More: America, chatshow, degeners, Ellen, Poland, Television, US

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