celebrity death hoaxes

John Madden Death Hoax (2014)
  • 28 December 2021
False reports in 2014 and 2016 that the former NFL coach had passed away came...
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John Madden Death Hoax (2014)
Dwayne Johnson Death Hoax
  • 13 November 2019
Reports of the death of actor Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson are not real nor new.
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Dwayne Johnson Death Hoax
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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Demi Lovato Death Hoax
Joe Jackson Death Hoax
  • 27 June 2018
Fake news articles peddling the false claim that the Jackson family patriarch was dead followed...
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Joe Jackson Death Hoax
eddie murphy death hoax
Eddie Murphy Death Hoax
  • 19 May 2018
An old false report about actor Eddie Murphy's dying in a car crash recirculated in...
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Eddie Murphy Death Hoax
Suge Knight Death Hoax
  • 18 April 2018
A disreputable web site managed to trick thousands of internet users with false claims that...
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Suge Knight Death Hoax
Kid Rock Death Hoax
  • 4 July 2017
A Facebook "prank" claimed that musician Kid Rock had passed away in July 2017.
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Kid Rock Death Hoax
Denzel Washington Death Hoax
  • 29 April 2017
Reports that the Academy Award-winning actor was killed in a drive-by shooting in New York...
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Denzel Washington Death Hoax
Reggae Artist Buju Banton
Buju Banton Death Hoax
  • 7 March 2017
An unreliable entertainment site falsely reported that reggae musician Buju Banton had killed himself in...
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Buju Banton Death Hoax