Actor Jackie Chan is once again a victim of a celebrity death hoax. A Facebook page titled "R.I.P. Jackie Chan,' which has since been deleted, alleged that the 59-year-old Chan had died while performing stunts for an upcoming film.
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"If I died, I would probably tell the world! I took a photo with today's date, just in case you don't believe me! However, thank you all for your concern. Kiss kiss and love you all," Chan wrote with an accompanying photo.
The power of social media is causing many stars like Justin Bieber, Chris Brown and Jon Bon Jovi to become victims of death hoaxes.
Despite tweeters best attempts, the "RIP Justin Bieber" trending topic was just a fake. Bieber shot down the rumors that he had died in a car accident.
Similiarly, country singer Reba McEntire took to Twitter to tell her fans she was alive and well and didn't die in Austria. "While I would love to be shooting a movie in Austria, I definitely did not fall off a mountain! Nor am I dead! I am alive and kicking!!!" she tweeted.
After facing a death hoax, Jon Bon Jovi posted a picture as physical evidence that he had not died via cardiac arrest. In the photo, he's holding a sign reading, "Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey," dated Dec. 19, 2011 at 6 p.m., along with the message, "Rest assured that Jon is alive and well! This photo was just taken."
Denzel Washington's death hoax started when rumors swirled that he had victim to a freaky snowboarding accident. But his publicist shot down the reports. "He is working on location in Atlanta currently," his rep said.
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