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Social media influencers caught posing in a fake private jet

Social media influencers often use private jets as their photo shoot settings. Photo: Getty
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Forget their trite captions reminding us to “live life to the fullest”, we all know the real game of social media influencers is to promote unachievable lifestyles.

But posing in a fake private jet may be a step too far.

Based in a California studio and comprised of ‘luxurious’ furnishings, a ‘private jet’ set is being used by influencers to pretend they’re travelling in style.

The set is designed to look just like the interior of a private jet, with backlit windows aimed at imitating the real thing, so they can appear effortlessly wealthy without actually going anywhere.

Visits to the set cost about $91 an hour.

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At a time when nearly all international flights have been grounded, the photos have left millions of Instagram followers scratching their heads.

Where could these influencers possibly be going during a global pandemic?

Good question.

It was only a matter of time before the bizarre pop-up ‘jet’ was exposed.

Photos of the full set have now been posted to Twitter, which show the scene ends abruptly out of view.

Luxury private jets have long served as a popular backdrop for influencers.

Some of the world’s richest influencers can even afford to buy one.

This year, as the world slipped into a crippling global recession, the youngest Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, bought her own jet for more than $100 million.

She named it Kylie Air.

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