You’ll likely remember the 2013 viral video courtesy of late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel that showed unsuspecting Coachella patrons pretending to know fake band names. Well, Kimmel’s “Lie Witness News” made a return to the Indio desert last week, hoping to do the same, except it didn’t quite go as planned.
It seems today’s youth are onto Kimmel after watching YouTube videos of “Lie Witness News” from past Coachella, SXSW, and Laneway music festivals. Patrons this year were not fooled, even calling out the interviewer for pranking them. Maybe try it again in 5 years Jimmy Kimmel.
Watch for yourself below.