Denzel Washington hit by Facebook fake news story on Trump
A fabricated news story claiming Hollywood actor Denzel Washington had praised US President-elect Donald Trump is being shared widely on Facebook.
The post from Facebook page American News has been shared more than 22,000 times since Monday.
It claims Mr Washington praised Mr Trump, saying: "We need more and more jobs.
"He has hired more employees, more people, than anyone I know in the world."
The story also claims Mr Washington called President Barack Obama "anti-Christian".
Mr Washington's publicist Alan Nierob told BBC News: "The story is 100% complete... read more
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