‘General Hospital’ (GH) spoilers find that star Josh Swickard (Harrison Chase) recently revealed that an image of him was digitally modified was digitally modified to depict him modeling a T-shirt bearing a slogan affiliated with the QAnon conspiracy-theory movement.
In fact, it was used in the online merchandise store of Michael Flynn, the former U.S. National Security Advisor who was convicted of lying to the FBI and recently received a presidential pardon. Here’s what you need to know.
“Hey everybody, Josh Swickard here,” he began in a video message. “I was just informed that an extremist group is using a photo of me and digitally putting their logo on the shirt, and I would like to say I am in no way, shape or form affiliated with this group, and it is very upsetting and my team is currently looking at it to get this resolved as quickly as possible.”
‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Josh Swickard Victim In Online Digital Hoax – Warns Fans Not To Believe In QAnon Image
Of course, it didn’t take long at all for Josh’s fans to react to this digital hoax. Many of them took to their social media accounts to write, “I am so sorry this happened to you Josh. This couldn’t have happened to a nicer person. This just goes to show that no one is safe on the internet,” along with, “How awful. Hopefully they will take down the images as fast as possible. I can’t imagine what a hoax like this would do to your career. You don’t deserve this kind of treatment.”
Another concerned fan wrote, “Whoever did this needs to pay a penalty for it, too. With your being a huge television star this is understandable how they got your image but it’s also one of the reasons why I’m very careful with what I put out on the internet these days.”
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