Claim: Actor Norman Reedus has been fired from The Walking Dead after a disagreement with producers.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, April 2014]
Origins: Shortly after the airing of the fourth season finale of AMC's popular zombie-themed TV drama The Walking Dead on
There was no truth to the rumor, however. The claim appears to have originated with an April Fool's Facebook post featuring a payoff that lured victims into a variant of rickrolling.
A similar hoax spread in June 2014 held that the actor had been killed in a motorcycle accident.
Last updated: 1 April 2015