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EXCLUSIVE: Jon Lovitz Talks Viral Dating Prank With 27-Year-Old Jessica Lowndes: 'Younger Women Like Me!'

by Raphael Chestang 6:22 PM PDT, March 29, 2016
Playing EXCLUSIVE: Jon Lovitz Talks Viral Dating Prank With 27-Year-Old Jessica Lowndes: 'Younger Women Like Me!'

Jon Lovitz and Jessica Lowndes sat down with ET to explain the true nature of their relationship.

The 58-year-old comedian and the 27-year-old singer-actress sparked rumors that they were engaged when fans caught wind of their mysterious Twitter and Instagram posts.

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"Easter with my bunny, @jessicalowndes!" Lovitz captioned a photo on Sunday featuring him and Lowndes in a Bentley convertible.

Meanwhile, Lowndes posted a pic showing a hand wearing an engagement ring.

As it turns out, the snaps were simply a ruse to promote Lowndes' new music video, "Déjà Vu (Remix)." The NSFW video features Lovitz as a delusional sugar daddy, as Lowndes strips down to various stages of undress.

"I couldn't get over the amount of people and close friends who thought I was for real," Lowndes told ET. "My business manager asked if we should insure the ring!"

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But Lowndes revealed that the ring wasn't even hers.

"It was a picture from Google," she explained.

The 90210 star took full responsibility for the prank, which was nearly a year in the making.

"I love playing practical jokes, so last year on April Fools' Day, it leaked I was in Will Ferrell's Lifetime movie [A Deadly Adoption], so this year, I decided to pull an April Fools' joke of my own, and what better partner in crime?" she said.

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Lovitz and Lowndes became friends after meeting on the set of the TV show, Hawaii Five-0. While their relationship might be just platonic, Lovitz assured us that it isn't totally out of the realm of possibility that he could be linked to a 27-year-old starlet.

"Younger women like me!" Lovitz said. "I was taught to speak funny and have a big stick, and it works."

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