A woman’s joke has gone viral after she claimed to have evidence that she is in fact missing girl, Madeleine McCann.
Harriet Brookes is so adamant that she could be the missing girl that she messaged her friends detailing the theory.
Screenshots from the group chat were posted on Twitter by her friend Elizabeth, who wrote: ‘Close the door am out.’ Harriet opened the can of worms by telling her mates:
‘Right guys. I don’t usually believe in conspiracy theories but honestly I think I’m Madeleine McCann.’ It may seem ludicrous, but we have to admit that some of the evidence is fairly compelling.
Harriet, from Manchester, posted a picture of her as a child alongside a famous photo of Madeleine, and the two girls look almost identical. But the real clue – or ‘exhibit B’ as Harriet described it – is found in her eyes.
She posted an extract from Wikipedia revealing that Madeleine has a brown spot on her iris, a feature that Harriet shares. Both Madeleine and Harriet also have a brown spot on their left leg.
In the post that has gone viral, racking up more than 30,000 retweets, Harriet told her friends: ‘I’m Madeleine McCann and I don’t know what to do with myself.’ However, there’s a crucial reason why Harriet can’t be Madeleine.
The British Journal Editors and Wire Services