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Anti-masturbation cross a hoax

02 July 2014 - 14:36 By Times LIVE
The anti-masturbation cross.
The anti-masturbation cross.
Image: Twitter.com

The anti-masturbation cross, a product advertising that it will help keep your child's hands away from their "sin zones", is in fact a hoax.


According to cambio.com, the cross started making the rounds a few days ago, even trending with the hashtag #StopSatan2014.

The advert claims that the "Papoose Cross and arm immobiliser work together to help secure a self-raping child."

Thousands were duped, but when cambio.com looked into it they found that the website on the device's advert doesn't actually exist.

The Daily Dot reports that the photo is actually from the Facebook anti-masturbation parody group "Stop Masturbation Now" - which was founded some time in 2013 by proffessional prankster "Lonnie Childs."

The page's profile picture is an angry looking nun captioned "No fapping - you will go to hell."