Death Hoaxes

Mark Hamill Mocks Death Hoax: “Don’t Rush Me!”

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Mark Hamill Death Hoax


Mark Hamill is mocking a death hoax after a fake news report falsely claimed he died. See screengrab here.

Queen Elizabeth NOT Dead, Despite Twitter Hoax

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Queen Elizabeth Dead


Queen Elizabeth is NOT dead, despite a Twitter hoax leading many people to believe the 90-year-old royal had passed away. Gossip Cop can confirm that the Queen is alive and well.

Tony Hawk NOT Dead, Despite Twitter Death Hoax

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Tony Hawk Not Dead


Tony Hawk is NOT dead. But he is, however, the latest victim of a Twitter death hoax. Find out what happened here.

Britney Spears NOT Dead, Despite Twitter Death Hoax

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Britney Spears Not Dead

Britney Spears is NOT dead. She is, however, the victim of a Twitter death hoax after Sony Music and Bob Dylan’s accounts were hacked and falsely reported the pop star had died.

Hugh Hefner Dead Rumor NOT True

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Hugh Hefner Dead Twitter

Hugh Hefner was the victim of a death rumor on Twitter early Saturday morning. The fake news resulted in a flurry of tweets mourning the Playboy founder’s passing. But it’s not true. He has not died. The 90-year-old Hefner is still alive.

Kurt Cobain Alive Rumors NOT True

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Kurt Cobain Alive Rumor

Kurt Cobain is NOT alive, despite rumors spreading online. As hard as it is for some to accept, the Nirvana frontman is indeed dead and has been since 1994.

Jaden Smith Death Hoax Exploited By HollywoodLife

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Jaden Smith Death Hoax

Jaden Smith is alive and well. But HollywoodLife is exploiting a death hoax about the teen star, posting THREE stories about him being dead.

Miley Cyrus Death Hoax Grossly Sensationalized By HollywoodLife

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Miley Cyrus Death Hoax 2016

Miley Cyrus was recently the victim of a death hoax. Though she’s thankfully alive and well, HollywoodLife tried to trick readers into thinking she actually died.

Cormac McCarthy Death Hoax Turned Into Clickbait By HollywoodLife

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Cormac McCarthy Death Hoax

HollywoodLife really has no shame. The webloid proved it yet again by turning a death hoax about Cormac McCarthy into clickbait.

Jack Black NOT Dead, Victim Of Death Hoax

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Jack Black Death Hoax

Jack Black is not dead. The actor and one-half of Tenacious D was a victim of a death hoax by someone who hacked the group’s Twitter account. His rep exclusively tells Gossip Cop, “Black is alive and well.”

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