Jimmy Kimmel Reveals 'Twerking' Video Was Prank

Video of Caitlin Heller's dancing, catching on fire was a hoax set up by late-night show.
2:14 | 09/10/13

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that prank video. So many wondering why a girl would post her dancing that left her in flames. Jimmy kimmel is behind it. This youtube video took the internet by storm. There's little chance you haven't seen it. 9 million people have. It's caitlin heller of kansas city, doing a twerking hand stand, and suddenly catching on fire. The burning question, though, was it real? Girl on fire. The girl in this video, was trying to make a sexy twerk video for her boyfriend. Reporter: Did this woman really accidentally set herself aflame, twerking? Talk shows everywhere wanted to interview her to find out what happened. And lo and behold, last night, jimmy kimmel said he scored an interview with caitlin heller. I think most people wondered why the video stopped so suddenly. It got a little intense. I do have the rest of the footage. I think it would be better if we do this together, actually. Excuse me for one second. Sure. All right. How are you doing? Should we show the director's cut? I think it's time. I think it's time, too. Let's roll that. Oh, my gosh. thanks, jimmy kimmel. All part of the job, ma'am. We shot that video two months ago. We posted it on youtube. My name is daphne avalon, and I am a stuntwoman. Reporter: It was jimmy and his team who made the video. Proving how a fake video can go so viral, so fast. His hoax is one of the most trending videos on the internet. Thanks for helping us deceive the world and put an end to twerking forever. We can only hope. Jimmy tweeted out overnight, if it makes you feel any better i would have believed it, too.

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