VIDEO: John Lewis responds to Chris Moyles' Christmas ad prank

9 November 2018, 17:55 | Updated: 20 November 2018, 12:46

The department store has seen the funny side after the Radio X DJ revealed he was behind the 'leaked' ad.

John Lewis have responded to Chris Moyles' Christmas advert prank.

This week it was revealed the Radio X DJ was behind a clip which led fans to believe the John Lewis advert had leaked and Elton John's Rocket Man could be this year's song.

Watch Chris reveal the stunt live on air in our video above.

See the reveal clip again here:

You can watch the GENUINE John Lewis Christmas ad for 2018 featuring Elton John right here:

News outlets from all over the UK reported on the hoax, with the news finally spreading to the department store itself.

John Lewis saw the funny side, though, sharing the video and even sending Chris a personal tweet joking that he'd secured himself a role in their Christmas ad next year.

They wrote: "@ChrisMoyles thanks for auditioning for our 2019 Christmas advert. You've got it! See you next year! "

See their tweet below:

READ MORE: The best and worst John Lewis Christmas adverts

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