Tag Archives: death hoax

  • Eminem Alive and Well; Latest Victim of Death Hoax

    May 17, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Rapper Eminem was the latest celeb to be targeted by Internet death pranksters. This time it was a Facebook post, which showed a gruesome photo of a man (that was supposedly the rapper) getting shanked with a knife. The post said the star was “left nearly DEAD after being stabbed 4 times in NYC!” Em’s […]

  • Morgan Freeman Alive Despite Facebook Rumors

    Sep 11, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Here we go again. Morgan Freeman is the latest celebrity victim of Internet death rumors after a Facebook page announcing the 75-year-old actor’s demise amassed more than 842,000 “likes.” [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] “At about 5 p.m. ET on Thursday, our beloved actor Morgan Freeman passed away due to an artery rupture,” reads the […]

  • John Witherspoon: ‘I Ain’t DEAD, I’m in Ft. Lauderdale’

    Aug 10, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Veteran comedian John Witherspoon has been forced to release a statement verifying his existence after false reports that he was killed flooded Twitter on Thursday. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Not only did “RIP John Witherspoon” become a trending topic on Twitter, his biography on Wikipedia.com had also been updated to reflect the supposed death. […]

  • Eddie Murphy Latest Victim of Twitter Death Rumors

    Jul 12, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Eddie Murphy is alive and well, despite Twitter rumors to the contrary. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The actor was a trending topic on Wednesday with false reports that he had lost control of his snowboard, crashed into a tree and died from his injuries. Not true. The hoax likely stems from a February 2012 […]

  • Eddie Murphy Alive and Well Despite Death Rumors

    May 31, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *For the third time in three months, rumors that Eddie Murphy has died are making its way across social media sites and Twitter — with reports this time that he was killed in a snowboarding accident in Zermatt, Switzerland. And again, the reports are 100 percent false. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] According to E! […]

  • Chris Brown Latest Victim of Death Rumors

    Mar 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Twitter and even YouTube have been feeding off an Internet hoax that surfaced this morning claiming Chris Brown had died. According to E! Online, the folks perpetrating the fake report shunned the usual way of doing it: tweeting  the hashtag “RIP” next to the celebrity’s name. These people instead flooded the comments section of Chris […]