Influencer Kingvitaly arrested for climbing Pyramids of Giza

Not even the support of Paris Hilton could save him from the long arm of the law.
Not even the support of Paris Hilton could save him from the long arm of the law. Photo credit: Instagram/Kingvitaly

A social media influencer has found out the hard way about the rules Egypt has in place to prevent people climbing its pyramids.

The Instagrammer, who goes by the name Kingvitaly, vitally forgot to read the laws which are strictly enforced, and climbed to the top of one of the Pyramids of Giza.

The Instagram post was the latest on his popular channel, which also features a photo of him laying in the sun being hand fed berries by a totally naked woman, as well as photos of him lifting weights on the beach.

Posting from the top of the pyramid, Kingvitaly said he had "no words" to describe the experience. However, local police did - words something like: "You're arrested".

Kingvitaly, real name Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, says he was subsequently locked up by authorities for five days.

"I did it for a good cause," he said, without revealing what the good cause was.
"I did it for a good cause," he said, without revealing what the good cause was. Photo credit: Instagram/Kingvitaly

Not even the support of his 3 million followers, including Paris Hilton, could save him from the long arm of the law.

"I was locked up in Egypt because I climbed the Pyramids Of Giza," he stated on Instagram.

"I've been in jail many times but this one was by far the very worst. I saw horrible things and I don't wish this upon anybody."

However, Kingvitaly showed no remorse once released from custody, even saying he'd do it again.

"Was it worth it? F**K YEAH! I did it for a good cause," he said, without revealing what the good cause was.

It's not the first time a lawbreaking pyramid climber has made headlines.

In 2018, Andreas Hvid went into hiding after authorities were shown a photo of him and his partner having sex on the Great Pyramid.

Laws prohibit people from climbing - or doing anything else - on the pyramids, with prison sentences as long as three years possible for any offenders.

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