Spectacular pictures emerged this morning of the magician Dynamo floating above Europe’s tallest building.
For his latest eye-catching stunt, Dynamo, whose real name is Steven Frayne, was snapped 1,016ft above the ground at the top of The Shard, in central London.
Dynamo at The Shard
But no sooner had the images been uploaded on the web then an army of keyboard warriors took to Twitter criticise the trick.
The 31-year-old magician was blasted on the social media site with many complaining that "you can literally see the wires."
It is unknown if the critics believe humans can actually fly, but many bizarrely claimed Dynamo was "cheating" for not using superhuman powers.
— A Clockwork Kumquat (@A_LooseEnd) August 28, 2014
SHARD / DYNAMO update: Er, not much of a levitation illusion if you can see the wires. pic.twitter.com/1JiiffZBe0
— Kent 999s (@Kent_999s) August 27, 2014
— Jason Sturgess (@Jason_sturgess) August 28, 2014
For all you fuckers that thought dynamo was a real "magician" see those wires... pic.twitter.com/o4oObK55xo
— ⒹⒺⒸ ⒹⒺⓍⓉⒺⓇ (@djdexter_) August 28, 2014
Frayne, who filmed the stunt in London yesterday ahead of the new series of his television show, tweeted a stunning picture of the clouds apparently at the scene along with a message "the view is great up here #lookup".
— Dynamo (@Dynamomagician) August 27, 2014
Others saw the funny side:
So Dynamo used wires to levitate above the Shard... He can't actually levitate... I am shocked. So sick of these fakes. Omg.
— Tara (@immabeahippo) August 28, 2014
People are moaning Dynamo used wires to levitate....if he could actually levitate he would be world famous
— Chloe (@BluesManEvans) August 28, 2014
The Twitter world explodes cause they can see the wires holding up #Dynamo on his latest stunt and call him a cheat! I do despair sometimes!
— Greek Skeptics (@GreekSkeptics) August 28, 2014
"Dynamo levitates aboves the Shard but you could see the wires!" << did folk not realise he can't actually fly?!
— Martin (@Pepsi_Punk) August 28, 2014
People on social media feeling genuinely betrayed that Dynamo the magician can't really levitate and has to use wires lol
— Gus Kennedy (@GSKennedy) August 28, 2014
Dynamo's other jaw-dropping tricks include levitating next to a red London bus as he passed the House of Parliament and walking ‘on water’ across the river Thames.