1. Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy has been rumored dead by snowboarding accident multiple times and multiple of his rumored deaths took place in the Alps.
2. Tina Turner
Tina Turner has just become a member of the ‘Death Hoax’ Club. Earlier this week, there was a rumor of the singer’s alleged demise and it gained traction on after a ‘R.I.P. Tina Turner’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’ and hundreds of fans immediately started writing their messages of condolence.
3. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah was once again the victim of another Internet death hoax. We are happy to report that she too is alive and well.
4. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
The Rock was not very happy to hear that he too was a victim of an Internet Death Hoax. He responded on Twitter: “I would love to meet the person who is starting rumors of my death – to show them how a dead foot feels up their azz.” OUCH!
5. Chris Brown
Brown’s death hoax went viral on Twitter and on YouTube in 2013. The rumors re-emerged again when he was hospitalized after having a seizure. He is currently alive and well (in jail).
6. Tom Hanks
A false report of Tom Hanks’ death spread quickly in November of 2006. Apparently, he fell to his death while filming a movie. We are happy to report that he too is still with us.
7. Jaden Smith
In 2011, someone started a rumor that Jaden Smith died after a snow boarding accident.
8. George Clooney
In 2009, some folks from the site fakeawish.com took to Twitter to spread the news that George Clooney had died in a plane crash over the Rockies.
9. Aretha Franklin
In 2010, it was rumored that the Queen of Soul died during surgery for pancreatic cancer.
10. Lil Wayne
In 2008, Lil’ Wayne was supposed to have died after being shot six times.
11. Oprah Winfrey
In November 2013, there was a story that Oprah Winfrey had been found dead of an apparent suicide.
12. Will Smith
In 2011, Will Smith was reported to have fallen to his death during a trip to New Zealand.
13. Kanye West
In 2009, there were rumors that Kanye West died in a car crash.
In 2007, it was reported that Sinbad died from a fatal heart attack.
Reportedly, Eminem died after slamming into a grove of trees. He was drunk and was killed instantly.
16. Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman’s death hoax was reported as Breaking News by CNN in 2010.
17. Bill Cosby
In 2010, Bill Cosby was reported dead for the 4th time and stated that he is really tired of this.
18. Carl Lewis
Olympic Gold medalist Carl Lewis was reported to have been killed in a bicycle accident.