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12/11/2012 03:45 pm ET Updated Dec 12, 2012

Brazilian Woman Smashing Car Reportedly A Publicity Stunt For 'Revenge' (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Dec. 12 -- A viral video featuring a Brazilian woman in Sao Paulo bashing a car may have been a publicity stunt, according to a video released on YouTube by Canal Sony Brazil Tuesday. In the video, after the woman has smashed the windshield of the car, promotional materials for "Revenge" are flashed onscreen. An English translation of a story in Brazilian publication "Auto Esporte" Wednesday confirms that the scene was staged. Below, the original story.

Previously: In video footage recorded last week in Sao Paulo, a Brazilian woman is seen smashing in the windshield and hood of a Honda Civic with a hammer.

What caused the woman to fly into a fit of rage?

According to Sao Paulo police, she was seeking revenge after learning that her husband was cheating on her.

After the violent outburst, the woman dropped the hammer and walked toward a taxi stand as onlookers whistled and cheered.

Watch the video above to see the scorned woman in action. Then, click through the slideshow below for five more wild ex stories that will make your head spin.

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