Why do bodyguards use fake guns?

High-profile figures such as politicians and celebrities need bodyguards to appear in public and ensure their safety.

Bodyguards are always on high alert for surprises that could threaten the safety of those they are protecting, and some use this technique to be prepared for anything.

Two bodyguards are waiting for the businessman standing at the reception desk


Two bodyguards are waiting for the businessman standing at the reception desk

Why do bodyguards use fake guns?

Some claim bodyguards use fake guns on duty.

Speculation mounted after Donald Trump’s Secret Service bodyguard was spotted in 2017 oddly holding his pinky on his other hand while walking behind the former American president and his wife Melania.

People took to social media with their controversy and the fact that his hands looked like plastic prosthetics.

The reason for this was that under his coat he can keep a fully automatic rifle on standby.

The most common type of rifle they carry underneath is an FN-P90 as it fits comfortably under the coat.

This submachine gun is used by Secret Service Emergency Response Teams and also holds 50 rounds of ammo.

In addition, these bodyguards must carry a smaller handgun, M84 flashbangs that temporarily blind and deafen any attacker, and a 320 lumen Wolfeyes flashlight that is more powerful than a BMW car’s headlights.

Which famous bodyguards use fake guns?

It is not known which celebrity bodyguards are using fake guns, they would not want to reveal their secrets.

It has been speculated that Jeff Bezos’ bodyguard wore the same fake arms just like Donald Trump’s bodyguard.

People took to social media to also comment about the Amazon boss’ bodyguard after a person approached him to say hello on the street.

Jeff responded politely, but his bodyguard seemed tense and ready for surprises, as seen in the video.

People also commented about his hands also looking like plastic prosthetic hands, and he also oddly kept his pinky on his other hand.

There hasn’t been much speculation about celebrity bodyguards, although it’s very likely that even they would consider trying this technique.

In their daily lives, celebrities have to face many paparazzi who invade their privacy and even try to get something out of their loved ones, so maximum protection is required. Why do bodyguards use fake guns?


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