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People call for action as fake Bobbi Althoff 'leaked' x-rated AI deepfake goes viral
Featured Image Credit: YouTube/Bobbi Althoff/Tommaso Boddi / Stringer

People call for action as fake Bobbi Althoff 'leaked' x-rated AI deepfake goes viral

The podcast host appears to be the latest victim of deepfake imagery

Social media users are demanding action after alleged deepfaked images of podcaster Bobbi Althoff emerged online.

Althoff appears to have become the latest victim in the disturbing new trend of deepfake leaks, which involves a person's face being digitally manipulated on to another person's body.

At just 26-year-old, Althoff has risen to fame in recent years after going viral on TikTok for her videos discussing her life as a young mother.

Last year, she began hosting the Really Good Podcast, which has seen her interview the likes of Charlie Puth, Wiz Khalifa and Jason Derulo.

However, the reason Althoff is now trending online is for reasons entirely unrelated to her podcast.

Althoff's likeness has been used in an explicit clip which has been shared online, appearing to show her performing an x-rated act on camera.

Social media users who have come across the clip have slammed its creation and rushed to defend Althoff, with viewers describing the clip as 'disgusting'.

Bobbi Althoff's likeness is being shared online in the clip.
Tommaso Boddi / Stringer

"guys there’s a deepfake/AI video going around of bobbi althoff and it’s extremely disgusting," one person wrote. "I don’t think she has twitter so i sent an email to her team about it and to her instagram.

"This is so sad," they continued. "AI is being used against women & girls, i [really] hope she takes legal action."

Another angry X user commented: "who tf created a Bobbi Althoff deep fake leak video???? ur f**king disgusting."

Others stressed that the alleged leak is a sign that change is needed, writing: "Bobbi Athoff leaks remind us the dangers of deepfake videos."

"The bobbi althoff, adin ross, rubi rose, and sydney sweeney leaks should concern everyone about the effects of deepfake ai sh*t ain’t funny," another added.

Social media users have defended Althoff.

While social media users have criticized the creation of the alleged deepfake, there are currently no federal laws in the US that prohibit the creation or sharing of deepfake images.

However, critics and some lawmakers are pushing for change, and in January 2024 representatives including Florida Rep María Elvira Salazar proposed the No Artificial Intelligence Fake Replicas And Unauthorized Duplications (No AI FRAUD) Act.

The bill is intended to establish a federal framework to make it illegal to create a 'digital depiction' of any person, whether alive or dead, without permission.

The bill includes both the use of voice and appearance, and aims to to protect people against AI-generated fakes and forgeries.

UNILAD has reached out to representatives for Althoff for comment.

Topics: Social Media, Podcast, TikTok, Artificial Intelligence