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Betty White Isn’t Dead, Just the Victim of a Bad Pun

Betty White Isn’t Dead, Just the Victim of a Bad Pun

By Josh Wolford September 4, 2014

Betty White, the 92-year-old comedienne and actress who seems to only get better with age, is fine. Despite what you may have heard on Twitter, White is not dead. But she is the victim of a bad pun. ‘Satirical’ news …

Kevin Edson Charged For Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax

Kevin Edson was arrested on Tuesday after Boston police spotted him walking barefoot in the rain and carrying a backpack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Edson was taken into custody shortly after admitting to police that his …

Boston Marathon Bombing Hoax: Man Arrested

Tragic events should inspire people to show empathy for the affected victims with words of support and acts of kindness. Unfortunately, some would prefer to use these horrible incidents to draw all the wrong kinds of attention to themselves. Case …

Cloned Dinosaur Story is a Complete Hoax

Last week a story appearing on the website Newshound.biz reported that British scientists had successfully cloned a dinosaur. Citing scientists and spokespersons from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), the story stated that a baby Apatasaurus named “spot” had been born …

Wayne Knight Hoax: Newman is Alive, No Joke Wayne Knight Hoax: Newman is Alive, No Joke

For some reason, the Internets like to make up stories of celebrities dying. The result is a bunch of confusion and possibly unnecessary tumultuous feelings–all for the sake of some website traffic. This wasn’t a plot planned by his nemesis, …

'Pawn Stars' Star Refutes Death Hoax via Twitter 'Pawn Stars' Star Refutes Death Hoax via Twitter

Pawn Stars star Chumlee is not dead. As a matter of fact, he’s very much alive and well. According to UPI, Chumlee, whose real name is Austin Russell, became the topic of a viral hoax that began circulating around the Internet …

‘Pawn Stars’ Chumlee Not Dead, Despite Rumors ‘Pawn Stars’ Chumlee Not Dead, Despite Rumors

In further proof that internet websites will do absolutely anything to increase page-views, the recently spread rumor that Pawn Stars character “Chumlee” is dead has been proven to be a hoax. Yesterday, the site eBuzzd ran an article entitled, ” …

“Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes” A Hoax “Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes” A Hoax

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The internet was set ablaze over the past few days following a report by Abril Uno that Phillip Morris, the largest producer of cigarettes in the world, would be dabbling marijuana. The company would supposedly be releasing marijuana cigarettes, aptly …

“Bikini Bridge” Hoax And What We Can Learn From It “Bikini Bridge” Hoax And What We Can Learn From It

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By now you may have heard about the newest thinspo craze known as the “Bikini Bridge”. Now we’re learning that it’s really a hoax. …Or is it? It’s been pointed out that the photos featured online and in the media …

Facebook Shutting Down Hoax Resurfaces, Inexplicably Facebook Shutting Down Hoax Resurfaces, Inexplicably

Hey guys – read this and let me know what you think: Dear Facebook members, Facebook is supposed to be closing down March 15th because it is becoming very overpopulated. There have been many members complaining that Facebook is becoming …

Did a Family Refuse to Tip a Server For Being Gay?
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Remember the waitress in New Jersey that claimed she wasn’t given a tip because she is gay? It turns out that is a hoax. A couple that wishes to remain anonymous contacted NBC 4 New York and said the whole …

Andy Kaufman's Brother Claims to be Victim of Hoax

After iconic entertainer Andy Kaufman died of a rare form of lung cancer in 1984, there have been numerous conspiracy theories and rumors that the comedian faked his own death since, with the latest emerging during this week’s annual Andy …

Half-Life 3 Trademark Registration Hoax

Maybe one day, we can look back on these developments and laugh as we start our umpteenth playthrough of Half-Life 3. Until that time, the safest approach is to take every piece of news concerning Valve’s seminal game with the …

Chris Birdman Andersen Cleared in Investigation
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The Miami Heat’s Chris “Birdman” Andersen’s name has been cleared in an investigation after a woman posed as Andersen to talk to underage girls online. Andersen’s Denver home was raided in May 2012 as part of the investigation by the …

Tawana Brawley Begins Making Defamation Payments
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Tawana Brawley has begun making defamation payments to one of the men that she falsely accused of rape in 1987. At the age of 15, Brawley, who was living in Wappingers Falls, claimed that she had been sexually assaulted by …

Chili-Finger Lady: Wendy's Hoaxer Going Back to Jail
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An infamous fraudster is going back to jail for once again attempting to deceive law enforcement. Anna Ayala, better known as the “chili-finger lady,” is about to spend another two years in prison after lying to police to protect her …

No, Your Facebook Like Won't Help 'Mermaid Girl'
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A new hoax making the rounds on Facebook claims that users must like, comment, and share in order to fund surgery for a little girl born with mermaid syndrome. Although this one is different from many we’ve seen recently because …