35 celebrity Internet death hoaxes

Published On: Sep 18 2013 05:18:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 24 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

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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A false tale that Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber had committed suicide in August 2009 proved so popular with the Twitterverse that it popped up again in January 2010. Since then, the online world has seen Bieber gunned down in a New York nightclub, overdosing on cocaine and breaking his neck.

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