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“Sylvester Stallone dead 2014” : Actor killed by internet death hoax


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News of actor Sylvester Stallone’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the September 2014 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Rambo or Rocky is alive and well.

Sylvester Stallone death hoax spreads on Facebook


Rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on Saturday after a ‘R.I.P. Sylvester Stallone’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American actor’s passing:


At about 11 a.m. ET on Saturday (September 06, 2014), our beloved actor Sylvester Stallone passed away. Sylvester Stallone was born on July 6, 1946 in New York. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.


Hundreds of fans immediately started writing their messages of condolence on the Facebook page, expressing their sadness that the talented 68-year-old actor, director and producer was dead. And as usual, Twittersphere was frenzied over the death hoax.


Where as some trusting fans believed the post, others were immediately skeptical of the report, perhaps learning their lesson from the huge amount of fake death reports emerging about celebrities over recent months. Some pointed out that the news had not been carried on any major American network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actor of Sylvester Stallone’s stature would be major news across networks.


recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (71%) of respondents think those Sylvester Stallone death rumors are not funny anymore.


Sylvester Stallone Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actor Is ‘Alive And Well’


On Sunday (September 07) the actor’s reps officially confirmed that Sylvester Stallone is not dead. “He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet,” they said.


Some fans have expressed anger at the fake report saying it was reckless, distressing and hurtful to fans of the much loved actor. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.



Derrick Asare is an Editor for Xbitgh. He love Music, going to the movies, making friends, web designer, computer science major.

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