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Samantha Armytage rages at ‘scammers’ using her name and image on fake adverts

‘For God’s sake, don’t give these people your money’: Samantha Armytage rages at ‘scammers’ using her name and image to sell weight loss products with fake adverts

Samantha Armytage has hit out at ‘scammers’ using her name on bogus adverts. 

The Sunrise host raged on Saturday that several companies have stolen her image to promote products on Facebook, urging fans not to part with their cash. 

‘For God’s sake, don’t give these people your money. It’s scammers! I’m not flogging “keto pills” on Facebook, whatever they are,’ insisted the 43-year-old star.  

Not Armytage approved! Sunrise host Samantha (pictured) has hit out at ‘scammers’ using her name on bogus Facebook adverts selling weight loss products

Samantha first informed fans of the situation by sharing a screenshot of one of the adverts, which had used a picture of her to promote a weight loss product. 

It was shared by company ‘Fluffy And Bright Smiles’ – linking to an external website.

‘Lots of fake ads using my name and photo on Facebook tonight,’ wrote Samantha.

'Fake ads': The Sunrise host raged on Saturday that several companies have stolen her image, urging fans not to fall for the adverts while sharing screenshots of them to Instagram

‘Fake ads’: The Sunrise host raged on Saturday that several companies have stolen her image, urging fans not to fall for the adverts while sharing screenshots of them to Instagram

Unhappy! 'For God's sake, don't give these people your money. It's scammers! I'm not flogging "keto pills" on Facebook, whatever they are,' insisted Samantha as she shared more of the ads

Unhappy! 'For God's sake, don't give these people your money. It's scammers! I'm not flogging "keto pills" on Facebook, whatever they are,' insisted Samantha as she shared more of the ads

Unhappy! ‘For God’s sake, don’t give these people your money. It’s scammers! I’m not flogging “keto pills” on Facebook, whatever they are,’ insisted Samantha as she shared more of the ads

A second advert – shared by a company titled ‘Your Everyday Charms’ – even used a fake quote from Samantha to promote their weight loss ‘keto pills’.

‘I’ve melted away over 20[kg] with this. I love it and my fans will too,’ the fake quote read, with Samantha insisting: ‘Don’t give these people your money.’

After a third bogus advert also used a fake quote alongside her image, Samantha urged Facebook to ‘sort this crap’ out by tagging the social giants in her post.  

The only weight loss company Samantha is affiliated with is Weight Watchers.

Her only brand deal! The only weight loss company Samantha is affiliated with is Weight Watchers. Signing a lucrative deal with them to become an ambassador in May 2019

Her only brand deal! The only weight loss company Samantha is affiliated with is Weight Watchers. Signing a lucrative deal with them to become an ambassador in May 2019

She became a WW ambassador in May 2019, signing a deal worth a rumoured $500,000, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. 

Since then, the Sunrise star has spoken about her fluctuating weight on her own social media platforms, being praised for her honesty by followers. 

After initially losing 10kg, she recently admitted to ‘putting on a few kilos’ while self-isolating from coronavirus, hoping to inspire any fans who had done the same.

‘It is not an easy time but don’t beat yourself up too much if you too, like me, have eaten a little bit too much cheese lately or whatever your vice is,’ she said.  

Open: Since then, the Sunrise star has spoken about her fluctuating weight on her own social media platforms, being praised for her honesty by followers

Open: Since then, the Sunrise star has spoken about her fluctuating weight on her own social media platforms, being praised for her honesty by followers

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