Fact Check: No, the couple singing ‘Endless Love’ in viral video is not Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife
Vishvas News investigated the viral video and found that the claim being made about the video is false. The video has nothing to do with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife.
- By Vishvas News
- Updated: March 15, 2022
New Delhi (Vishvas News). A video of two people singing ‘Endless Love’ song is viral on social media. The post is claiming that the couple singing in the video are Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife. Vishvas News investigated the viral video and found the claim to be false. The video has nothing to do with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife. Both the people seen in the video are professional singers.
What’s In The Viral Post?
Facebook user Sankara N Nair(Archive link) posted this video and wrote “Ukrainian President Zelensky and Wife in their younger n happy days. Hmmm.. How, just in one mad moment, your life can turn upside down. Truly, life is an unfathomable paradox. This can happen to anyone of us. Just Pray”
Vishvas News used the InVid tool to find out the truth of the viral video. With the help of this tool, we extracted several grabs of this video and searched them using Google reverse image. We found the original video uploaded on a YouTube channel named Boyce Avenue on 20 February 2022. According to the description of the video, the girl seen singing in the video is English singer Connie Talbot, while the boy is American singer Alejandro Manzano.
Based on this information, we started searching on Google with some keywords. We found the official Twitter account of English singer Connie Talbot. While scanning the account, we found that Connie Talbot is an English singer and songwriter. Connie Talbot is from England and she shared this video on her official YouTube channel on 14 February 2022.
Continuing the search, we started searching about American singer Alejandro Manzano. We found the official Instagram account of Alejandro Manzano. According to the information given on the account, Alejandro Manzano is an American singer. Alejandro Manzano is one of the founding members of the ‘Boyce Avenue’ musician band group. Boyce Avenue is an American musician band formed in 2004 by three brothers Alejandro Luis Manzano, Daniel Enrique Manzano and Fabian Rafael Manzano. Connie Talbot and Alejandro Manzano have sung many songs together. Some other videos of the two singing together can be seen here and here.
While taking the investigation forward we took the screenshot of the viral picture and compared it with the picture of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.The difference can be clearly seen in the picture.
Vishvas News has contacted Connie Talbot and Alejandro Manzano via email for confirmation. The news will be updated as soon as a reply is received from there.
Vishvas News, in the last phase of the investigation, conducted a background check on the profile that shared the viral post. We found that the user is a resident of Malaysia. Sankara N Nair has been active on Facebook since Nov 2017.
Conclusion: Vishvas News investigated the viral video and found that the claim being made about the video is false. The video has nothing to do with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky and his wife.
- Claim Review : Ukrainian President Zelensky and Wife in their younger n happy days. Hmmm.. how, just in one mad moment, your life can turn upside down. Truly, life is an unfathomable paradox. This can happen to anyone of us. Just Pray
- Claimed By : Sankara N Nair
- Fact Check : Misleading
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