How did this innocent selfie with the lovable pooch end up on such an unsavoury article? Speaking to The Sun, Yair explained what happened.
It was just a photo I'd taken for fun with my parents' dogs in their backyard about four or five years ago and I decided to sell it via an app online to make some extra cash.
I was mortified when I saw it on an article about bestiality.
It took me a really long time to tell my friends and family what had happened. I would never want to be recognised as "that guy" by people that had read the article.
36-year-old Yair did go on to explain that he doesn't regret taking the photo at all and although the bestiality story was a bit embarrassing, he revealed that the article is no longer active so there has been no real harm done.
In addition, he said he enjoys seeing the photo appear in other ads and even shared one on Twitter.
@marleybennett To be fair, I found out yesterday it was also used for a Sony xperia ad. I guess they're going to as… https://t.co/kRXSXlHZw2