Syrian and Arab social media news pages shared a photo of a man they said he's the Saudi prince Walid Bin Talal sitting on a mattress with 3 men behind him wearing Arab peninsula costume.
The pages says that Walid bin Talal shared this photo from his detention and next to him the minister of National Guard in Ritz Carlton denying his death rumor.
Verify-Sy searched for the photo and it's not real and not for Walid bin Talal, it was taken in a comedy show by Lebanese director Sharbel Khalil imitating Saudi businessman Walid bin Talal in his detention.
Khalil shared the photo on his official Twitter account saying "#walid_bin_talal latest photo in Ritz Carlton soon on #aljadeed".
Verify Media Platform (Verify) is an independent and unbiased platform specialized in fact-checking established in Syria in early 2016 to counter the spread of misinformation. We envision a democratic society that ensures citizens' right to access the truth without distortion or misleading.
Verify is registered in Turkey as an NGO under the number 27-027-110 and the name “Doğru Medya Derneği” in late 2021. In addition, Verify is a verified signatory of the International Fact-Checker Network (IFCN) and a trusted partner of Facebook in the MENA region since 2019.