Did the Make-A-Wish Foundation flub a terminally ill 7-year-old's wish to meet Drake the rapper by sending him Drake Bell from Nickelodeon's "Drake and Josh?"


Nope, even though it's been viewed 5,000,000 times, this viral video is fake.


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@debbrownfamily Twitter profile and Tweet


Twitter and Facebook users are chiding the Make-A-Wish-Foundation after the child do-gooders, allegedly booked the wrong Drake for a terminally ill 7-year-old's wish.

A video with five million views shows a boy named "Devonte Brown," who has an "aggressive tumor in his left eye," crying when Drake Bell, a Nickelodeon from Drake and Josh, walks into the room. The boy had been expecting Drake the rapper.

The video swept across the internet giving little pause to the fact that the video might actually be fake. That's because the group that posted it, "Not This," looks Doppelganger-close to "Now This," a popular news site that creates social videos.

"Not This," however is a satirical company. It says so right on their Twitter profile: "*parody acc**."

Just to be certain, we took a look at one of the tweets in the video supposedly from Brown's mom, Deborah.

The tweet in the video says, "@makeawish My baby's dream is to see his idol Drake! Please help make his dream a reality before his life-changing surgery!"

It's dates November, 29, 2017 and has 187,000 retweets and 200,000 likes.

However, "Deborah's" twitter account was created a few days ago and the tweet has seven likes.

Just to be 100 percent sure, our team checked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, they say it's bogus.


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