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Betty White Fans Mourn Her Two Days After Death is Revealed to be a Joke

People, come on. Betty White is not dead. Quite a few people have missed the memo that the Hot in Cleveland star was the victim of a death hoax/homophone, as people are still paying their respects to the “late actress” …

Subway Jared Death Hoax Goes Viral

Jared Fogle, better known as “Subway Jared” or the “Subway Guy”, is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax. On Monday, the news of Fogle’s “death” went viral with thousands of people taking to their social media accounts to …

Wayne Knight Confirms That He Is Not Dead

Wayne Knight, probably best known for his character ‘Newman’ on the television comedy series Seinfeld, is not dead! Rumors started circulating early Sunday morning that the actor had passed away in an accident near the New York-Pennsylvania border. When the …

Jim Carrey’s Ex, Jenny McCarthy, Addresses Shia LaBeouf Insults
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The Internet death rumors that were made about Jim Carrey on Tuesday were suspected to stem from Shia LaBeouf’s comment on Twitter Monday. The feud between the two all started at the Golden Globe Awards. Carrey made a playful reference …

Andy Kaufman (It Turns Out) Is Still Dead!

In a famous Saturday Night Live routine, Chevy Chase reads a news story on that show’s Weekend Update, declaring that Spain’s “Generalissimo Francisco Franco is valiantly holding out in his efforts to remain dead.” He and fellow cast member Garrett …

“Steve Irwin Daughter Dies” Not A Hoax, Exactly
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Steve Irwin’s daughter, Bindi, is highly popular with both his fans and in her own right; as a child, she appeared with her dad on several of his specials and showed a great appreciation for the animal kingdom. She’s become …

Gotye Dead? Nah, Just A Victim Of “Citizen Journalism” Gotye Dead? Nah, Just A Victim Of “Citizen Journalism”
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You can’t believe everything you see on the interwebs. That goes double for anything you see on a breaking news site that allows average Joes to post stories without the intervening hand of….well, anyone. So, despite what you may have …

Gabriel García Márquez Killed (on Twitter) Last Night Gabriel García Márquez Killed (on Twitter) Last Night

Add legendary Columbian author Gabriel García Márquez to the list of celebrities to have fallen on the false blade of Twitter. According to The Guardian, Twitter flooded with misinformation of the author’s death after an account allegedly belonging to Italian …