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More Celebrity Death Hoaxes
It's been the week of the celebrity death hoax, triggered by the real-life deaths of a string of celebrities (Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, Michael Jackson, and Billy Mays).

The recent celebrity death hoaxes have included: Jeff Goldblum, Harrison Ford, Louie Anderson, Ellen DeGeneres, Britney Spears, and Miley Cyrus.

In the case of Jeff Goldblum and Louie Anderson, the fake deaths were simply old rumors that were recycled. But in the case of Britney Spears, Ellen DeGeneres, and Miley Cyrus, pranksters hacked into their twitter accounts to post false death announcements.
Categories: Celebrities, Death
Posted by The Curator on Mon Jun 29, 2009
Comments (2)
Jeff and Louie may not be dead, but the health of their careers is definitely in question. "The bright glow of Jeff and Louie's celebrity was extinguished today, after a long battle with mediocrity and irrelevance... the world took little notice, however, and no public interest was scheduled in the forseeable future." sniff
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Mon Jun 29, 2009  at  12:15 PM
Frankly speaking, I am not so interested in those death hoaxes, even bored with them! However, if Michael Jackson
Posted by Faye Butler  on  Sun Jul 05, 2009  at  09:29 PM
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