Did a New York man named Michael Benson die from an E. Coli infection after performing oral sex on his girlfriend for the first time? No, that's not true: the story was made up by a newly launched "satire" website that is a sister site to well known "fauxtire" site Huzlers. None of it is real.
NEW YORK, NY - Michael Benson wanted to try something new in bed to spice things up in bed with his girlfriend who will remain anonymous. After listening to a few Kevin Gates songs he decide it would be a good idea to try this new craze.
Benson admitted himself to the hospital after he felt ill he told doctors he felt fine the day before and had no change in diet or any serious illnesses. Doctors asked him several questions and the only thing he could think of doing differently in his daily routine was eating his girlfriends ass.
Users on social media only saw this title, description and thumbnail:
NEW YORK, NY - Michael Benson wanted to try something new in bed to spice things up in bed with his girlfriend who will remain anonymous. After listening to a few Kevin Gates songs he decide it would be a good idea to try this new craze. Benson admitted himself to the hospital after he ...
For starters, it seems weird that a story about a man who admitted himself to hospital would be illustrated with a picture of a man getting loaded into an ambulance.
But Huzlersmedia is a sister site of "fauxtire" website Huzlers.com, using the same adverstising tags and being promoted through the same Facebook pages. It carries a disclaimer at the bottom of the page which reads:
Huzlers Media is a satrical blog and user submitted video entertainment site that will have you coming back for more. From the people to the people.
So you probably shouldn't believe anything on the page...
It appears from WHOIS information that the site was only registered two days ago:
Despite appearing on a completely new site with no history of being credible the hoax story got well over 34,000 engagements on Facebook in just three or four hours.