Celebrities packed Cannes, France for the annual film festival last week, including Korean pop sensation Psy – or at least that’s what people thought.

Denis Carre, a 35-year-old business consultant from Ireland, paraded around the French Riviera impersonating the “Gangman Style” singer, gaining access into exclusive parties and taking photos with fans and celebrities.

Skyfall actress Naomie Harris even seemed to fall victim to the charade when she tweeted a picture of herself and Carre. The real Psy caught wind of the imposter after seeing him pose in a picture with Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun, according to the Huffington Post UK.

Psy later tweeted, “Seems like there’s another ME at cannes…say HI to him #PSYinSINGAPORE.”

Carre, who is now receiving numerous booking offers, defended his publicity stunt. “But the principal aim was purely a one shot marketing/public relations trick. The aim was not ��������������������— as a lot of the press is saying at the moment — to drink for free and eat for free,” he told GQ. “The next step is to meet the real Psy. We are trying to do that and I would love that, because he changed my life.”

Harris later tweeted, “It looks as if we’ve been fooled, that wasn’t the real Psy! Could anyone else tell from the picture? Or am I just going crazy!? Haha!”

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