Not at all Aussie, because programs are now available to everyone to create their own reality. It's happening to people all over.
You cannot trust a single thing you see on vid or TV ....TODAY. Not a thing, on face value. Most likely a scam if it too bizarre.
Entire scenarios can be created without the need of actual people, just their photos available on social media. If you have a presence on accessible sites YOU can be made to be seen to do ANYTHING.
It is only up to the imagination of the perpetrator.