The “Jason Bourne” actor may have unwittingly blown the lid on his undercover online identity.
World wide web sleuths think they’ve proved that Matt Damon may possibly not be as stealthy as he assumed right after reportedly getting the 50-yr-aged Oscar winner’s “secret” Instagram account — right away right after he introduced its existence.
The on the web caper was set in movement after the “Good Will Hunting” star unveiled in an in-depth GQ interview revealed Wednesday that he ran a “very personal Instagram account.” Nonetheless, thanks to his very publicized aversion to social media, Damon stated he only employed his incognito Insta-profile — otherwise recognised as a “Finsta” amid young world-wide-web customers — to see his friends’ little ones increasing up all over the globe, and only sometimes to share a submit of his very own.
Like burying a beeper beneath a mountain, “The Departed” actor did give a few digital breadcrumbs for social media Sherlocks to abide by.
“I have 76 followers and I have finished 40 posts due to the fact 2013,” stated the social media chameleon, prior to demonstrating interviewer Chris Heath an Insta-pic of his 15-yr-old daughter Isabella brandishing two center fingers.
It didn’t take prolonged for Twitter detectives to announce they’d cracked the scenario.
“i identified matt damon’s finsta and honestly it should not have taken an hour,” tweeted one these inspector, along with a screenshot of a profile whose identify capabilities a none-as well-cleverly concealed anagram for “Matt Damon.” Not to point out that the follower and publish counts have been accurately what the film star pointed out in the interview.
Social media was also tipped off by the truth that the “Ford vs. Ferrari” actor’s purported finstagram is adopted by various verified famous people including actors Chris Hemsworth and Pedro Pascal as effectively as photographer and documentary director Sam Jones.
Let us just say that if this is certainly the proper deal with, Damon’s digital disguise wasn’t just “Talented Mr. Ripley”-esque.
Meanwhile, Damon’s not the initial general public determine to try to go undercover on social media. Other noteworthy Gram-ouflage artists consist of previous President Barack Obama, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney (Twitter’s “Pierre Delecto”) as perfectly as disgraced “Social Network” star and alleged cannibal Armie Hammer, on which he posted evidently shameful pics of his alleged intercourseploits.
Reps for Damon did not answer to The Post’s ask for for comment about the covert account.