Clare Werbeloff, who became an Internet sensation after her wide-eyed description of “wog” on “wog” violence in Kings Cross was indeed hoaxing the media, it emerged today.
As Mumbrella reported on Friday, Justin Polites of media agency Starcom MediaVest was first to smell a rat.
But today’s papers quote Sydney Police as saying that Werbeloff confessed to them that had not witnessed anything of the Kings Cross incident. According to both the Sunday Telegraph and the Sun Herald, Werbeloff, detectives had followed up with Werbeloff who said she had been playing a prank.
Her breathless interview has spawned a series of spoofs: