celebrity death hoax

Nick Stahl is Not Dead, despite Misleading Ads
  • 12 December 2020
A photograph of "Terminator 3" star Nick Stahl was misleadingly used to illustrate a third-party...
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No, Drake Is Not Dead
  • 14 November 2020
#RIPDrake was the number one trend in the U.S. on the evening of Nov. 14,...
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Did ‘Bionic Man’ Lee Majors Die, Leave $6 Million to Trump’s Reelection Campaign?
  • 26 December 2019
A routine review of content labeled satire.
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Demi Lovato Death Hoax
  • 2 August 2018
The pop singer is still being treated after an overdose but is alive and expected...
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Barbara Bush.
Barbara Bush Death Hoax
  • 17 April 2018
The former First Lady was the subject of two stories reporting her death not long...
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Earl "DMX" Simmons
Did Rapper DMX Die?
  • 16 February 2018
A prank Facebook post, and old reports about a drug overdose, fueled unfounded rumors about...
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Morgan Freeman Death Hoax
  • 10 October 2017
Morgan Freeman isn't dead, as reported by a fake news site.
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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead
  • 20 July 2017
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington was found dead on 20 July 2017, the Los Angeles...
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Andrew Lincoln Death Hoax
  • 23 February 2017
A prank news site tricked social media users into believing "Walking Dead" actor Andrew Lincoln...
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Scott Baio at the 2012 TeenNick HALO Awards, Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, Calif. 11-17-12
Was Scott Baio Killed in a Small Plane Crash?
  • 29 May 2017
Fake news sites reported that the former "Happy Days" actor died in a plane crash...
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Clint Eastwood Death Hoax
  • 15 May 2017
The actor and director did not die of a heart attack while filming a commercial...
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Ted Nugent Death Hoax
  • 28 April 2017
Despite rumors that the rocker was killed in a hunting accident in Montana, he remains...
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