When your glory days as a famous artist were back in the early 2000s and your name still had Lil' attached to it, you may need to exaggerate your accomplishments to make yourself feel better. For example, Bow Wow.

Rapper Bow Wow (formerly Lil' Bow Wow) posted a photo on Instagram showing off a private jet surrounded by fancy Mercedes vehicles. The caption says, "Travel day. NYC press run for Growing Up Hip Hop. Let's gooo. I promise to bring y'all the hottest show EVER."

What's so problematic about the photo? A passenger on a commercial flight posted another photo showing Bow Wow riding like the rest of us peasants in a window seat at the same time he posted the private jet photo.

Bow Wow was caught in a lie but he tried to keep it going. He followed up with a Tweet saying, "Half y'all broke mother******* still can't afford a buddy pass on Spirit Airlines. Stay out the big boy lane." Bow Wow tried to say that the photo was old but that's not true either. It's a photo from a high end transportation website.

BUSTED! The internet didn't take this one sitting down. The #BowWowChallenge was began with people posting fake photos to make their lives look more luxurious with a follow up photo showing the truth. Here are some of the best.



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