Shocking moment joker throws a PIG in the pool of the millionaire businessman from a HELICOPTER in Uruguay
- The pig landed in the backyard swimming pool of a businessman in Punta del Este in Uruguay
- Divorced Federico is an Argentinian who founded clothing company Etiqueta Negra
- His wife Lara Bernasconi has modeled after Tom Ford, Jeep and La Prairie
- Argentine media believe that the joke makers can be friends of the businessman
This is the shocking moment when pranksters drop a pig from a helicopter in Uruguay into the pool of a millionaire businessman.
Retail and real estate entrepreneur Federico Alvarez Castillo, 60, hit back on the “vandals” and said he was working to find out who was behind the “sick joke” after video footage of the extraordinary incident went viral.
His model wife Lara Bernasconi told local media that the animal was a lamb, although the video seemed to leave little doubt that it was a pig that landed with a splash in the middle of the couple’s small pool in their holiday home in the near the playground of the millionaire Punta del Este in Uruguay.
A helicopter can be seen circling around the area above Castillo’s holiday home in Uruguay before the pig is released on Tuesday
The pig can be hurled to the ground after jokes have thrown it from a helicopter, leaving it on Tuesday in the pool of millionaire businessman Federico Alvarez Castillo in Uruguay
The big pig can cause waves on Tuesday in the luxury swimming pool of the couple in their holiday home near the playground of the millionaires in Punta del Este in Uruguay
Divorced father of four Federico, an Argentinian who founded designer clothing company Etiqueta Negra before moving to other money-processing companies, including real estate, after furious social media users accused him of being stuck when the video started to get viral.
He went to Instagram to insist: “Regarding the video circulating on social media, I want to reject this vandalism act that my family and I were victims of and clarify that when the incident happened, we were in our house and heard a loud noise in the garden.
“When we went to see what it was, we saw the disgusting action that really upset us as a very sick joke.
This is the moment just before the pig plunges through the water surface in Castillo’s luxury swimming pool in Uruguay on Tuesday
“That is why we reject this type of action and try to make it clear as quickly as possible what happened.”
It is thought that the animal was dead when it was hurled out of the helicopter, although there was no immediate official confirmation.
It was not clear on Wednesday whether the police were called in to investigate.
Bernasconi, who modeled on Tom Ford and La Prairie, is depicted with entrepreneur husband Castillo on a lake in Uruguay
Bernasconi is depicted with her engagement ring over the shoulder of her husband in Uruguay
Castillo was portrayed at the Goodwood racecourse in England in 2018. Castillo went to Instagram to express his anger about the joke and claimed it “upset us like a very sick joke.”
Argentine media speculate that those behind the sick stunt could be friends of the businessman.
His wife told a news website: “Someone threw a lamb out of a helicopter. We have nothing to do with this situation. “
A furious social media user, who hurried to accuse Federico of animal abuse before attacking those responsible, said: “Now that the owner of Etiqueta Negra has thrown a pig out of a helicopter, I will continue to boycott that clothing brand that I never could afford. “