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EntertainmentRob Lowe's son keeps calling out his dad on Instagram for sharing shirtless selfies and falling for viral hoaxes

00:25  24 august  2019
00:25  24 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Rob Lowe , Usher & Others Hollywood Duped in Viral IG Hoax Permission Already Granted. Tuesday proved to be a big hoax day on social media -- specifically on Instagram , where tons of stars reposted and shared this fake chain mail-type of message that they apparently thought would prevent

‌ Actor Rob Lowe was another celebrity who fell victim to the hoax . Luckily, his son Johnny did his “Don’t forget today start the new day of a hoax people fall for in the internet” the comedian wrote, “If Many celebrities were fooled by the 'Channel 13 Privacy Hoax ' that went viral on social media this

On Tuesday, actor Rob Lowe was one of the many celebrities and public figures who fell prey to a viral Instagram hoax and many of his followers were quick to point this out, including his son, John.

Rob Lowe's son keeps calling out his dad on Instagram for sharing shirtless selfies and falling for viral hoaxes© Greg Doherty/WireImage

And as others pointed out, John is no stranger to posting hilarious digs at his father on Instagram.

Rob Lowe's son John is known for making light-hearted digs at his father and he was quick to call him out for falling for the Instagram hoax

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A post shared by Rob Lowe (@roblowe) on Aug 20, 2019 at 7:06pm PDT

On Tuesday, a message claiming that Instagram had revised its "privacy laws" and that users' posts could now be used "in court cases and litigation" against them began circulating.

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The viral hoax can be traced all the way back to 2012, but that didn't stop stars like Rob Lowe , Usher, and Niall Horan from sharing it. Stars who fell for the message were teased by some of their fans in the comments section, including Rob Lowe , whose ribbing came courtesy of his own son , John.

Rob Lowe posted it and got roasted by one of his sons , who’ s a lawyer. Sec. Rick Perry, the politician in charge of our nuclear weapons, also So the joke’ s on all of us, I guess? According to Instagram , it already has the right to do whatever it wants with our selfies and meal pics and #tbt posts.

Even though Instagram's parent company Facebook has since officially debunked the message's privacy-policy claims, it was reshared by stars like Julia Roberts, Julianne Moore, Usher, and, of course, "Parks and Recreation" actor Rob Lowe.

Rob's more digitally savvy followers quickly took to the comments section to poke fun at the actor's gullibility, but no one trolled him quite as hard as his son, John. The 24-year-old didn't waste any time alerting his father to the fact that he'd fallen victim to a prank that he should have seen coming.

"Oh god. You literally have a son who went to Law School," he wrote in the comments section, before calling in his older brother Matthew, 26, for help. "@matthewedwardlowe come get him."

Matthew, who is a Duke-University graduate, is currently studying at Loyola Law School at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, per his public LinkedIn and Instagram profiles.

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Celebrities including P!ink, T.I. and Rob Lowe shared hoax to millions of followers. Despite its obvious falsehood, many Instagram users have been falling for the viral Comedian Trevor Noah, for example, tweeted his own version of the statement in which he called Instagram a ‘bad boy.’

Jumping into the discussion of the Instagram privacy hoax , Johnny Lowe pointed out that his brother Matthew The note that Rob Lowe helped amplify suggested that sharing the viral message could provide legal "Don't forget today start the new day of a hoax people fall for in the Internet," he wrote.

This is far from the first time that the actor has experienced some good-natured ribbing from his youngest son on Instagram

John has a history of leaving tongue-in-cheek comments on his dad's posts, teasing him about everything from his shirtless selfies to his workout posts.

On August 13, Rob shared a post-workout Instagram in front of a wall of framed Emmy nominations, captioning it, "If you're not wet from your workout, you're probably not working hard enough!"

In response, John commented, "The subtle art of taking a selfie in front of your Emmy nominations."

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A post shared by Rob Lowe (@roblowe) on Aug 13, 2019 at 7:51pm PDT

And the actor's recent shirtless selfies prompted John to comment "Plz god no" and "Maybe skip chest day for a while."

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A post shared by Rob Lowe (@roblowe) on Jul 8, 2019 at 2:51pm PDT

You might recognize the Lowe brothers from their TV debut on 'The Lowe Files' back in 2017 Rob Lowe's son keeps calling out his dad on Instagram for sharing shirtless selfies and falling for viral hoaxes© A&E

The "West Wing" star's sons Matthew and John both made their television debut when they joined their father on 2017's "The Lowe Files."

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Instagram users, including Usher, Rob Lowe and Julia Roberts , shared a chain message warning their Actor Rob Lowe shared a copy of the hoax message on his Instagram . The “Hell’ s Kitchen” host seems much more approachable on Instagram , with selfies and photos of him doing goat yoga.

Rob Lowe , the host of the game show Mental Samurai, an "obstacle course for the mind," reposted the hoax only to get called out by his son , who replied to his dad with a face-palm emoji. Perry, who serves as the US Secretary of Energy, was subjected to a Twitter chorus chastising him for falling for

Rob has previously spoken to Insider about the idea behind the A&E reality series, which featured the trio exploring supposedly haunted locations around the country.

"It was a great way for me to spend time with my boys and go and look for stuff that we've always talked about together as a family and laughed over and argued over," the actor told Insider at the time.

"The Lowe Files" has not been renewed and aside from their TV debut, Rob's sons have largely grown up out of the public eye, with Matthew eschewing the spotlight in favor of law school and John recently graduating from Stanford University, though he has appeared in a few films, like "The Grinder" and 2014's "A Canine Affair."

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