Bradley Walsh and his son Barney

Bradley Walsh’s son Barney issues warning to fans as he reveals concerning news

He urged his followers to 'block or report' fake accounts

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Bradley Walsh has previously warned fans over fake scam accounts online – and it’s also affecting his son Barney!

The Chase presenter, 61, and his 24-year-old son are known for their hilarious antics on ITV’s Breaking Dad.

But in a post on social media yesterday (February 16), Barney got serious as he issued a warning to his followers over fake accounts.

Bradley Walsh and son Barney
Bradley Walsh’s son Barney warned his followers over fake accounts yesterday (Credit:

Bradley Walsh and his son Barney issue warnings

Barney explained that some of his followers have been targeted by fake accounts pretending to be his management.

In a post on Instagram Story, he wrote: “Hi guys! I’ve had a few of you dm me lately showing me screenshots of various accounts claiming to be me or my agent/management.

“Just to let you all know – this is my only Instagram account!

They are not real!

“If you get any messages from other account claiming to be me or management then please know they are not real and you should block or report them.”

He concluded: “Thanks everyone x.”

Bradley previously warned fans over scam advertisements last year.

Bradley Walsh and his son Barney
Barney took to social media to warn fans (Credit: Instagram Story/barneywalsh)

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In November, the star shared a video as he backed Martin Lewis’ campaign against paid-for scam adverts.

At the time, Bradley shared on Instagram: “Hi Instas, just a post regarding scam adverts across the web.

“Please don’t fall for them as I and many of my colleagues in our industry have not endorsed them. We signed a letter yesterday which I will also post. Please keep safe and I’ll post again tomorrow. Brad.”

Bradley distracts viewers on Breaking Dad

Meanwhile, it comes after Bradley seemingly distracted viewers on a recent episode of Breaking Dad.

During the episode, the star and his son were in Denmark as they took on another of their dangerous challenges.

This one involved a harness as they clambering over the rope bridges suspended high above old shipping containers.

Bradley Walsh and his son Barney on Breaking Dad
Bradley and son Barney appear together on Breaking Dad (Credit: ITV)

But as Bradley took on the challenge, fans admitted they were distracted by his “bulge” in the harness.

Sharing a screenshot, one declared: “Watching Bradley & Barney: #BreakingDad and the bulge was so distracting. Love those 2! #bulgingTrousers #mademelaugh.”

Read more: Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad fans ‘distracted’ by Chase star’s ‘bulge’

At the time, another commented: “Is it okay to be checking out @BradleyWalsh in his grey joggers?”

The fourth series of the popular show is currently airing on ITV.

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