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Kim Kardashian death hoax spreads on Facebook
Rumors of the television host’s alleged demise gained traction on Thursday after a ‘R.I.P. Kim Kardashian’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American television host’s passing:
“At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (June 02, 2016), our beloved television host Kim Kardashian passed away. Kim Kardashian was born on October 21, 1980 in Los Angeles. She will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.”
Hundreds of fans immediately started writing their messages of condolence on the Facebook page, expressing their sadness that the talented 35-year-old television host and actress was dead. And as usual, Twittersphere was frenzied over the death hoax.
News of television host Kim Kardashian’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the June 2016 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the 35-year-old television host is alive and well. (en.mediamass.net)
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