Watch: ‘9/11 Truther’ crash Super Bowl MVP press conference

911-trutherA post-game press conference featuring Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith was crashed by a “9/11 truther,” to the astonishment of all.

“Investigate 9/11,” the unidentified man cried as he took the microphone. “9/11 was perpetrated by people within our own government.”

Smith looked around in bewilderment, and after the intruder dashed off, he asked, “Is everyone all right? Somebody check his press pass.”

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But did Seattle head coach Pete Carroll prompt the incident?

Deadspin.com, a publication known to cover controversial aspects of sports, reported last week on a meeting last year with retired four-star Army General Peter Chiarelli. Carroll “wanted to know if the September 11 attacks had been planned or faked by the United States government,” according to Deadspin.

“Every 9/11 conspiracy theory you can think of, Pete asked about,” Riki Ellison was quoted as saying. Ellison is a former NFL player who introduced Carroll to Chiarelli.

Referencing a “source close to Chiarelli,” Deadspin reported “the general had to leave the room because Carroll had rankled him so thoroughly.”

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