35 celebrity Internet death hoaxes

Posted: 6:18 PM EDT Sep 18, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Apr 01, 2015

Internet pranks can be downright dangerous. Just ask our biggest celebrities, some of whom have "died" several times in fake online reports.

celeb death hoaxes - Will Ferrell
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Will Ferrell supposedly died in a paragliding accident in California in 2006, according to a rumor circulated online thanks to a faux press release.

 
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