General Hospital’s latest casting addition Ryan Paevey (Nathan West) has already been making a name for himself with his sexy good looks, and now is the unfortunate victim of social media fraud! Quite quickly after the GH casting news for Paevey made the soap news online, the Twitter account with the handle
@Ryan_Paevey showed up and the account holder was following several people within the industry, as well as making up tweets as if they were indeed the actor himself.
On-Air On-Soaps reached out this afternoon to Paevey’s management team of Justice & Ponder and spoke directly to representative, Rodney Ponder. He informed us that Ryan thought his management team came up with the Twitter handle, while the management thought he did, which added to the confusion. Once they realized an imposter went up on social media pretending to be Ryan, and posting messages that in no way sound like Paevey himself, the management team alerted Twitter. Ponder informed us that Ryan will shortly be up on Twitter with a verified account in the next week or so!
Earlier today the management team tweeted from their official account, “SOOOO, it turns out
@Ryan_Paevey is not our client RYAN PAEVEY and we are alerting Twitter now that this is an impostor using his name.”
So the question remains, why are people so compelled to pretend to someone they are not, which is an unfortunate syndrome that crops up on Twitter from time to time? Did you follow the fake Ryan’s account? Are you looking forward to following the real Mr. Paevey’s tweets? Let us know!