Robert Downey Jr Not Moving To Sebastian, Florida News

Robert Downey Jr
Robert Downey Jr

SEBASTIAN – Several people are sharing an interview that was with Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr about his decision to move to Sebastian, Florida.

This town has a lot of celebrities who travel through it, and one resident is legendary musician Arlo Guthrie. Therefore, the story that Downey is moving to the area isn’t too difficult to believe.

However, the article and interview is a hoax, and it’s from a fake news website owned by spammers.

The spammers created a URL and website to look like a local TV station. They try and get users to share the link to drive traffic to their fake site.

This is an old practice from the 1990’s when spammers used e-mail as a way to drive traffic. But today, we have social media.

Facebook is adding new procedures to stop this activity with tools to allow users to report these sites.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.