35 celebrity Internet death hoaxes

Published: Sep 18 2013 06:18:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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

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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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