Fiona Dourif

How I Became Fake News: Roy Moore, a Hoax Story and Me

Recently, to my surprise, I woke up to a bizarre article on Facebook linked to my name. The headline read, “Second Roy Moore accuser works for Michelle Obama right now!” The story was incoherent at best, but I was able to get the gist of it: According to this account, Fiona Dourif, an actress on “Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency” and the "Chucky" movies — that's me — had accused Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual harassment. This is not true; I have not accused Roy Moore of anything. Nevertheless, the article claimed "my" accusation was verifiable fake news.

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