The Interpreter seen around the world, signing for the deaf at the Nelson Mandela memorial, was a fake.

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David Buxton, the CEO of the British Deaf Association said the unindentified man was "waving his hands around but there was no meaning."

The man, who signed even a portion of President Barack Obama's speech, was simply making up his own signs.

'Fake' Interpreter's Nonsense Sign Language At Mandela Memorial