The Christian Post > CP PT News Brief|Sex, 12 Jul. 2013 02:58 AM EST

Jackie Chan Dead 2013: Celebs Who Were Victims of Death Hoax Rumors

PorAmanda Gigliotti | Repórter do The Christian Post

Recently, fake reports have claimed the actor Jackie Chan died. The actor dispelled the news by posting in his Facebook a photo of himself with a newspaper to prove that he is alive. However, Jackie Chan is not the only victim of death fake news.

  • Jackie Chan Dead 2013
    (Photo: Facebook/Jackie Chan)
    Jackie Chan has proven that he is not dead, after a death hoax targeted him this past week.

The death hoax of Chan was just one in a long string of fake celeb death reports to emerge over recent years. See what other celebrities have recently become victim of death hoax reports.

In the same month, news of Amitabh Bachchan's death spread quickly on the social media networking sites. However, the news was a false report from a fake blog post.

The news said, “Amitabh Bachan died in a single vehicle crash on Route 80 between Morristown and Roswell. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics responding to the vehicle accident and was identified by photo ID found on his body,” in the fake News page called “Global Associated News.”

Fans of the legendary actor took to Twitter to condemn the false reports. "Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) is not dead thank god, stop spreading stupid rumors," wrote the user @TheLifeOfAJ.

In April, it was Ayushmaan Khurrana's hoax death that took Twitter by storm. The news was dispelled by the actor as he took the social media website to say he was much alive.

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Other celebrities have also been victims death rumors and they include Charlie Sheen, Tom Hanks, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Chris Brown, Jeff Goldblum, Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, Paul McCartney, Kanye West, among others.

Eddie Murphy died for what is believed to be the 5th time, according to fake reports.

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