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Twitter Death Hoaxes 2010

Twitter Death Hoaxes 2010 - Charlie Sheen, Owen Wilson, Adam Sandler, Eddie Murphy and Morgan Freeman have all had rumours of their deaths greatly exaggerated over the last week.

The false reports began with fake news stories posted on the internet which were then picked up and spread by people using social networking websites.

In separate hoaxes several of the stars were said to have died in snowboarding accidents. It was not clear whether the same person or group was behind all of the hoaxes.

The false rumour of Charlie Sheen's death reached his ex-wife Denise Richards who issued a statement on the microblogging website Twitter, saying: "The rumour about Charlie Sheen is not true. He is alive and on his way over to see his daughters."

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/8234293/Hollywood-stars-in-series-of-internet-death-hoaxes.html

Twitter Death Hoaxes 2010

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