Actor Zul Ariffin makes ‘deepfake’ claims after sex video goes viral on social media

Zul Ariffin is a popular actor who has starred in films like Hantu Kak Limah, Sangkar and J Revolusi. — CHAN TAK KONG/The Star

Local actor Zul Ariffin has claimed that a viral sex video with a man resembling him is a "deepfake".

In an interview with website Xtra, Zul expressed his disappointment over how he came to be associated with the viral video. He cited Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as an example of a popular figure whose face has been digitally-added with machine learning onto another person's face in an effort to produce a deepfake video.

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