Claim: AMC is bringing the character of Beth Greene back to life on The Walking Dead.
Examples: [Collected via twitter, December 2014]
Apparantly TWD agrees to bring Beth Greene back alive....
— Sugarpop :) (@MisSyedaZainabB) December 17, 2014
beth greene isn't dead
— georgia (@philcouIson) December 17, 2014
Origins: Shortly after Beth Greene, a character played by Emily Kinney on the hit AMC show The Walking Dead was killed during the mid-season
"Beth Greene (played by Emily Kinney) was killed off in the mid-season finale in
More than 50,000 people signed the petition, and thousands more took to Twitter to beg AMC to bring Beth Greene back to life. On
Sources report that TWD executive producer Robert Kirkman has been putting in overtime with AMC and FOX networks to figure out how he can rewrite Beth into the series. Rumors state that Kirkman is scheming to have Beth's death be all in the dreams of Carol Peletier (Melissa McBride). It's the only strategy that will likely work, as Carol is in love with Daryl, and knows that Beth is a threat to that. It is beyond logical for Carol to have dreamed of Beth's demise.
While it is difficult to receive comment from Kirkman himself, sources say he's openly admitted he's "working on it" when asked about bringing Beth back to life on the show. It seems that The Walking Dead fans are winning the Beth Greene battle.
While the National Report does not clearly identify itself as an entertainment (i.e., fake news) publication, the site used to carry a disclaimer that stated "all news articles contained within National Report are fiction, and presumably fake news."
The hidden disclaimer, coupled with the fact that fans of The Walking Dead were desperately trying to get Beth Greene to come back to the AMC show, provided the National Report with fodder to create a viral fake news story.
Last updated: 17 December 2014