celebrity death hoaxes

Did Henry ‘the Fonz’ Winkler Die at Age 77?
  • 8 February 2019
The Fonzie character lives on -- and so does the actor who portrayed him, for...
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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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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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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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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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Did Harvey Weinstein Commit Suicide in Arizona?
  • 1 March 2018
A fabricated article about the movie mogul's supposed self-inflicted death appeared on an irksome fake...
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Chumlee Death Hoax
  • 3 June 2013
Reports that the 'Pawn Stars' personality has passed away are a hoax.
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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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Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus Death Hoax
  • 5 September 2016
Reports that singer Miley Cyrus’ lifeless body was found by her entourage in a bathtub...
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Bill O'Reilly
Bill O’Reilly Found Dead at His Long Island Home?
  • 22 May 2017
Reports on the death of former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly were nothing more than...
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Willie Nelson Death Hoax
  • 23 February 2015
Country music legend Willie Nelson is not dead; he's just the target of a recirculated...
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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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