25 Times the Internet Killed Off a Celebrity

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These celebrities are not dead. Let's make that clear.

But at one point or another, their deaths were reported as Internet hoaxes, causing quite an uproar over the World Wide Web.

Let's relive some of the most memorable fake deaths, shall we?

1. Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne has been the subject of more than one death hoax over the years ... and more than one actual near-death experience. So it's believalble.

2. Wayne Knight

Wayne Knight
Wayne Knight is alive and well. He has to Tweet this to the world after he supposedly died in a March 2014 car crash.

3. Chumlee

Chumlee
The Pawn Stars star also had to tell fans, via social media, that he was doing just fine in May of 2014.

4. Celine Dion

Celine Dion
Messages of "Rest in Peace" in regard to the singer were sent around social media in the summer of 2016. But she's alive.

5. Chloe Moretz

Chloe Moretz
Chloe Moretz was far from pleased about the hoax that killed her online.

6. Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin
Bindi Irwin is alive, well and all grown up!

7. Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi is still healthy and rocking out hard ... thank goodness!

8. Cher

Cher
Cher may be getting up there in years, but she's in good health.

9. Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice
Vanilla Ice is the perfect candidate for such a hoax, but he's actually in a pretty good place lately.

10. Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy
Stop trying to kill Eddie Murphy online, people.

11. Kanye West

Kanye West
Rumors of Kanye West's demise are about as real as Kim Kardashian's face (not very).

12. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods killed his career for a time in 2009, but rest assured, he is physically alive.

13. Spencer Pratt

Spencer Pratt
Some of you may be strangely let down by the fact that Spencer Pratt death rumors were fake.

14. Sinbad

Sinbad
Sinbad was done in by his own Wikipedia page.

15. Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum
The Jeff Goldblum death hoax was one of the most notorious.

16. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber
In March 2012, "RIP Justin Bieber" really pissed off the legions of Beliebers who enjoy being overly aggressive and emotional about their douchebag hero in 140 characters or less.

17. Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton fell victim to a fictional car crash in September 2012 ... and in 2007, was allegedly shanked to death in jail.

18. Taylor Lautner

Taylor Lautner
The rumor mill got creative for the death of Taylor Lauther in 2010. When his death started trending on Twitter, the story was that Lautner had been "drugged by strippers."

19. Eminem

Eminem
Reports of Eminem's death have been greatly exaggerated.

20. Pele

Pele
The Pele death hoax even duped CNN.

21. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is not dead. The Internet tried to do her in again in 2014, but to no avail.

22. Betty White

Betty White
At 92 years old, Betty White was at the center of an annoying death hoax in late summer 2014.

23. Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin is alive and well. Despite reports that he is dead ... here he is!

24. Mark McGrath

Mark McGrath
In February of 2015, the former Sugar Ray lead singer was shot and killed... according to idiots on the Internet, that is.

25. Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith
Nope, Jaden did not commit suicide in August of 2016. He's never committed suicide, in fact.

26. Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox
A fake news site managed to convince large segments of social media that Fox had passed away. Fortunately, the beloved actor is alive and well.

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