[ANOTHER INTERNET HOAX - FAKE DOCUMENTARY] Mermaids Are Just As Real As Dr. Paul Robertson (Who Doesn’t Truly Exist). everything broadcasted in these “documentaries” was just as fake as the man named Dr. Paul Robertson who doesn’t truly exist. The man who did the interview and was in the “documentary” Mermaids: The Body Found was really an actor by the name of Andre Weideman. Andre has been in other movies. He is not a member of NOAA, and has not worked as a scientist.