James Patrice and Mary Byrne have warned fans about a scam doing the rounds on-line, after their images had been used to promote diet pills.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, James mentioned he found his picture was being used to promote a keto diet complement – after his followers noticed the fake adverts on social media.
James defined: “There’s this page selling shakes and tablets, they’re basically diet pills, and it’s my face on it, and a few ladies as well.”
“So if you see it, it is fake. I unfortunately think that it’s a scam as well, so don’t click into it, don’t look at it. I have reported it, so fingers crossed.”
This is a RANDOM one altogether, but when anybody sees my picture being used to promote a Keto diet tablet, I’ve nothing to do with it. They’re utilizing me jaysus picture 😭 pic.twitter.com/JTXKlD8Gup
— James Patrice (@JamesPatrice) July 13, 2020
James additionally shared screenshot of the pretend advert on Twitter, and wrote: “This is a RANDOM one altogether, but if anyone sees my image being used to promote a Keto diet pill, I have nothing to do with it. They’re using me jaysus image 😭.”
In a publish shared on her official Facebook web page, Mary Byrne additionally advised fans: “Hi everybody, I’ve had a lot of messages today about an ad doing the rounds with my picture before and after of weight loss and claiming it’s from some dietary Keto supplement.”
“I have never taken this supplement and if they need to steal peoples photos who have never taken it, to show it’s effectiveness, well it can’t be much use!”
Hi all people, I’ve had a whole lot of messages at the moment about an advert doing the rounds with my image earlier than and after of weight…
Posted by Mary Byrne on Monday, July 13, 2020
“So please don’t support these products or think that I took them or endorse them. I didn’t and I don’t!”
She added: “Healthy eating and lots of walking is how I’ve lost my weight, slow and steady, 8 stone over 4 years! Don’t be conned by these people, love Mary.”
The information comes three years after James and Mary each appeared on the superstar model of Operation Transformation.
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