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Celine Dion Just Died Suddenly In Hospital?!

Celine Dion just died suddenly in the hospital?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2024-02-24 : Added new updates, including updated MediaMass claim.
Updated @ 2023-08-31 : Added video, and updated with new examples, etc.
Originally posted @ 2023-04-17

 

Claim : Celine Dion Just Died Suddenly In Hospital!

People are sharing YouTube and TikTok videos claiming that Celine Dion just died in a hospital from Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS), or after a tragic car / plane crash, with titles like :

30 minutes ago, R.I.P. Celine Dion (†55) Died on the way to the hospital, Farewell in tears

1 Hour Ago / R.I.P Celine Dion Died In France / Fans send their condolences to the singer

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Truth : Celine Dion Did Not Die Suddenly In Hospital!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported Her Death

These YouTube videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported her death or car accident!

When Celine Dion announced that she was suffering from Stiff Person Syndrome, the media breathlessly reported it around the globe.

Celine Dion is not just a famous singer. She is a national treasure in Canada, and a music legend. If she fell and broke a nail, you can be sure that celebrity blogs would have excitedly reported it, if not the mainstream media.

Yet, no legitimate media outlet or even a celebrity blog reported that Celine Dion was involved in any car or plane crash, much less died in a hospital of a “dangerous, incurable disease”. That’s because it never happened!

Fact #2 : Celine Dion Is Still Alive!

The truth is – Celine Dion (born Céline Marie Claudette Dion on 30 March, 1968) is very much still alive, as of Saturday, 24 February 2024! Of course, you guys want “proof of life”, right?

Well, on Sunday night, 4 February 2024, Celine Dion appeared at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, to present the award for the Album of the Year to Taylor Swift. The 55 year-old singer walked out by herself to “The Power of Love”, which Taylor Swift sang along to with the crowd.

Thank you all. I love you right back. When I say that I’m happy to be here, I really mean it from my heart.

Those who have been blessed enough to be here, the Grammy Awards, must never take for granted the tremendous love and joy that music bring to our lives and to people all around the world.

And now it gives me great joy to present a Grammy Award that two legends — Diana Ross and Sting — presented to me 27 years ago.

Wearing a pastel gown and brown coat, Celine Dion would later be photographed embracing Taylor Swift after the awards show. Needless to say – Celine Dion is very much still alive. She doesn’t even need to use a wheelchair, even though she is still suffering from Stiff Person Syndrome!

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Fact #3 : Celine Dion Death Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of two examples used in many of these videos.

This is a pretty good Photoshop effort, although you can see how Celine Dion’s dark brown hair suddenly became grey hair. And of course, you have to wonder why Celine Dion would still has her makeup on!

The truth is the fake news created edited the photo of Jan Key – a 65 year-old lady from Kalamazoo, Michigan, who was hit by a car on November 21, 2019.

The photo was taken by her daughter, Kitty Jenkins, on November 26, after Jan Key underwent a second surgery for her broken arm and collarbone. She underwent emergency surgery five days ago to treat her broken leg.

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This photo, on the other hand, is a pretty bad Photoshop edit of a photo taken at the August 2018 funeral of Oliver Dragojević – a famous Croatian singer and composer.

To make it look like a Celine Dion funeral, the fake news creator added Lady Gaga appearing to cry, and unbelievably – René Angélil was edited in, with a portrait of Celine Dion magically floating in front of him.

For those who are not aware, René Angélil was Celine Dion’s manager who eventually married her on December 17, 1994. The only problem is – René Angélil died many years ago – on January 14, 2016 from throat cancer!

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But I would like to give a special Bad Photoshop award to the fake news creator who came up with this gem.

Not only did he/she use the visage of a smiling Celine Dion, it was stitched on so badly, it’s really, REALLY funny!

Celine Dion, who was supposed to be dying in hospital from a terrible car accident, not only has both her eyes open and smiling, it looked the accident smashed her face sideways!

What a terrible, terrible Photoshop edit! If you are going to cheat people, at least put in some effort!

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Fact #4 : Celine Dion Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Celine Dion death hoax is, sadly, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of singer Céline Dion’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the February 2024 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the singer best known for hit songs like S’il suffisait d’aimer, My Heart Will Go On or Pour que tu m’aimes encore is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Celine Dion Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Celine Dion’s unnamed rep confirming that she is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps of celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Angelina Jolie, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Clint Eastwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justine Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks.

She joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. She’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #5 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Tony Hutson Die Suddenly From Vaccine SADS?!

Did former Dallas Cowboys lineman Tony Hutson die suddenly from vaccine SADS?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Tony Hutson Died Suddenly From Vaccine SADS!

Right after news broke that Tony Hutson died earlier this month, some people immediately claimed or suggested that the former Dallas Cowboys guard died suddenly from the COVID-19 vaccine!

The People’s Voice : Fully Jabbed Coyotes Lineman Tony Hutson Dies at 49 – Doctors Baffled

Fully vaccinated former Dallas Cowboys lineman Tony Hutson has died at the age of 49, leaving doctors and family baffled.

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No Evidence Tony Hutson Died From Vaccine SADS!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to blame all athlete deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of fake news created and propagated by anti-vaccine activists…

Fact #1 : Tony Hutson Died On 3 February 2024

Tony Hutson (born Antonio Hutson on 13 March 1974), who played as an offensive lineman in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins (now Washington Commanders), passed away on 3 February 2024.

His death was only revealed in the middle of February, when his obituary and funeral details were released:

Visitation
3 to 6 PM, Friday, February 16, 2024
Serenity Gardens Funeral Services

Funeral Service
2:30 to 4:30 PM, Saturday, February 17, 2024
Dumas Community Center

Fact #2 : Tony Hutson’s Cause Of Death Was Not Revealed!

While many people are claiming that Tony Hutson died suddenly from a COVID-19 vaccine side effect, they have offered no evidence to back up their claims.

In fact, it is impossible for us, Joe Public, to know that, because Tony Hutson’s cause of death has not been revealed!

Tony Hutson could have died from any number of common causes of death in the United States – cancer, car accident, stroke, suicide, heart attack, cardiac arrest, and yes, COVID-19.

Until and unless his family, or the coroner’s office, announces his official cause of death, anyone who tells you that Tony Hutson die from this or that cause is likely lying to you.

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Fact #3 : Unknown If Tony Hutson Was Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Despite claims or suggestions that Tony Hutson was fully-vaccinated, there isn’t any actual evidence that he ever received the COVID-19 vaccine.

It is possible that Tony Hutson was unvaccinated against COVID-19, because the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United States.

After all, Tony Hutson retired from professional football in 2001 – more than 23 years ago! Even if he was still playing professional football, he would not have been required to get vaccinated – there was no vaccine mandate for players or coaches in the NFL!

In fact, many people who were injured or died suddenly were actually unvaccinated, like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley, Stephan Bonnar, Shane Macaulay, David Wayne Burleson, and Kaden Clymer.

Until and unless his family (or the authorities) reveals his COVID-19 vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Tony Hutson was vaccinated or otherwise, is likely lying to you. None of us know that.

Fact #4 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Tony Hutson was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received his doses more than two years ago! He cannot possibly have suffered from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not months later.

Mild side effects like injection site pain, fever, muscle ache, headache, lethargy develop within minutes to hours of the vaccination. Anaphylaxis develops within minutes, while other severe adverse reactions like myocarditis and VITT develop within days or weeks.

The spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines also do not stick around for months. If these spike proteins are permanent (as antivaxxers claim), we would have lifelong immunity.

Your own immune system will identify the spike proteins as foreign, and destroy them within a matter of days, although some may last for up to a few weeks. This is part of how vaccines teach your immune system to identify the enemy and destroy it.

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Did Bruce Willis Just Die On The Way To The Hospital?!

Did Bruce Willis just die suddenly on the way to the hospital?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2023-01-27 : Updated with new details and versions.
Originally posted @ 2023-05-30

 

Claim : Bruce Willis Just Died On The Way To The Hospital!

People are sharing YouTube and Facebook videos claiming to prove that Bruce Willis just died suddenly at home, or on the way to the hospital, with titles like :

5 Minutes Ago / UNEXPECTED Death Of Bruce Willis On The Way To HOSPITAL / R.I.P. Star

Stop breathing 5 minutes ago / Bruce Willis Died on the way to the hospital / Goodbye Bruce Willis

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Truth : Bruce Willis Did Not Die On The Way To The Hospital!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media reported Bruce Willis’ death.

Never mind the slew of ridiculously terrible movies he participated in before his retirement, Bruce Willis remains a Hollywood mega star. His diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) got front page news all over the world!

If Bruce Willis really did die, whether from his dementia, a car accident, or a heart attack, the worldwide media would have reported it. Such momentous news would not have been left to a bunch of small-time celebrity death blogs / small YouTube and Facebook channels!

The truth is – no legitimate media outlet reported that Bruce Willis died suddenly from any cause, because it never happened

Fact #2 : Bruce Willis Is Still Alive + Well!

Bruce Willis did not die, and is still very much alive and well, as of Saturday, 27 January, 2024. That was when he posted a photo of himself on his official Instagram account.

Bruce Willis officially retired from acting in March 2022, after his aphasia diagnosis, and his family announced that his aphasia was caused by frontotemporal dementia on February 16, 2023.

However, Bruce Willis did not die in 2022 or even February, May, August, or December 2023 as alleged by people on social media. He’s very much still alive!

In fact, on Tuesday, January 23, 2023, he posted a video on Instagram, showing him with his grandchildren at the beach.

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Fact #3 : Bruce Willis Death Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of three examples used in many of these videos.

This photo that shows Bruce Willis on a hospital bed, was edited from a stock photo of an old man, taken by Raul Rodriguez. It’s titled “Elderly 80 plus year old man recovering from surgery in a hospital bed“.

In addition, the purple ribbon isn’t used for awareness of frontotemporal dementia, which is relatively uncommon. The purple ribbon is often used to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy and pancreatic cancer.

Incidentally, frontotemporal dementia is different from Alzheimer’s disease, affecting a different part of the brain, and presenting with different symptoms.

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This photo of a large funeral is not of Bruce Willis, but of Irish makeup artist Cathriona White, taken on October 10, 2015.

If you look carefully, you can spot actor Jim Carrey looking sombre next to the pallbearer. He dated Cathriona White for three years, from 2012-2015. She died from a suicide by prescription drug overdose on September 28, 2015.

The fake news creator just added a photo of Bruce Willis, making it look like Jim Carrey and the lady beside him were carrying it. The truth is there was no photo, and they were just holding hands.

This photo of Bruce Willis’s funeral is also fake. This is actually a photo of Serbian folk singer, Šaban Šaulić, who died on February 17, 2019. His funeral was held on February 22, 2019.

The fake news creator flipped the photo, and superimposed a large and overly bright head of Sylvester Stallone together with a photo of Bruce Willis magically floating in front of him!

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Fact #4 : Bruce Willis Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Bruce Willis death hoax, ironically, is also being driven by another fake fact check article by MediaMass Project.

News of actor Bruce Willis’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the January 2024 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in The Fifth Element or Die Hard is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Bruce Willis Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Bruce Willis’ unnamed reps confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps of celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Angelina Jolie, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Brad Pitt, Celine Dion, Clint Eastwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justine Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #5 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Sylvester Stallone Just Die Suddenly In Hospital?!

Did Sylvester Stallone just die suddenly in the hospital?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2024-01-26 : Added new updates, including updated MediaMass claim.
Originally posted @ 2023-04-12

 

Claim : Sylvester Stallone Just Died Suddenly In Hospital!

People are sharing YouTube and TikTok videos claiming to show Sylvester Stallone just died in a hospital, with titles like :

Sylvester Stallone Just Die Suddenly In Hospital? Family announced sad news legend Sylvester Stallone

🔆 Rest In Peace // Legendary Actor ”’Sylvester Stallone”’ Breathed His Last At The Age of 76.

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Truth : Sylvester Stallone Did Not Die Suddenly Anywhere!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Sylvester Stallone Is Still Alive + Well!

Hollywood legend, Sylvester Stallone (born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone on July 6, 1946), is still very much alive and well, as of 26 January 2024.

For those who readily believe claims that Sylvester Stallone has died without even asking for evidence, here are some recent “proof of life”…

On 18 January 2024, Syl Stallone posted on his official Instagram account about the upcoming second season of his reality TV show – The Family Stallone.

Just last month, Sylvester Stallone posted a video of himself on 13 December 2023, speaking about never giving up when the time gets tough.

As you can see, Sly Stallone is still very much alive and well, even regularly keeping in shape in his gym – weeks and months after these fake YouTube videos claimed that he died in a hospital, at home, or even on the street!

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Fact #2 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported his death.

Sylvester Stallone is a Hollywood icon, starring in the Rocky and Rambo movies, as well as more recently, The Expendables movies.

No legitimate media outlet reported that Sylvester Stallone was sick, much less died suddenly in a hospital!

If Sylvester Stallone did indeed die, the worldwide media would have reported on his death. Yet, no one but small YouTube and TikTok channels picked up on his tragic death? That’s because it never happened.

Fact #3 : The Photos Were Edited

The photos used in these videos were edited from real photos, with some celebrities added in to make it look genuine. In this example, the fake news creator added Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis.

The actual photo is of the February 2019 funeral of Argentinian footballer, Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash off Alderney on 21 January 2019.

The photo was taken by Associated Press, and shows Nantes defender Nicolas Pallois and Emiliano Sala’s brother, Dario, helping to carry his coffin at his funeral on 19 February 2019.

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Even when it comes to the really good photo-editing efforts, there are still some clues to show you that these were edited images.

In this example, you can see that Sylvester Stallone’s chin appeared to be cut out. More damning is pillow which had a Queensland Health logo on it.

Unless Sylvester Stallone happened to be filming in Queensland, Australia; there is no way he would end up being treated in its hospital!

Fact #4 : Sylvester Stallone Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Sylvester Stallone death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fact check article by the MediaMass Project.

News of actor Sylvester Stallone’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the January 2024 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Rambo or Rocky is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Sylvester Stallone Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Sylvester Stallone’s unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps of celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Angelina Jolie, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Celine Dion, Clint Eastwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justine Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Was Brad Pitt Just Found Dead From Suicide?!

Was Brad Pitt just found dead from suicide?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Brad Pitt Was Just Found Dead From Suicide!

People are sharing YouTube videos and Facebook posts claiming that Brad Pitt just died, or was found dead from suicide, with titles like :

FOX Breaking News: Brad Pitt found dead (Suicide)

R.I.P country actor Brad Pitt passed away last night, fans burst into tears.

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Truth : Brad Pitt Was Not Found Dead From Suicide!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from scams, page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Brad Pitt Suicide Ad Was FB Malware

Let me start by warning you that the Brad Pitt being found dead from suicide was a malware scam that circulated through a Facebook advertisement.

Those who clicked on it were directed to a scam website which tries to trick users into installing malware, rogue Facebook apps, rogue antivirus scanners, or tricked into divulging personal information through fake surveys.

Some were also asked to allow a fake Fox News app to gain permission to their profiles. Those who bypassed the permission pop-up were directed to a fake story about Brad Pitt’s suicide:

Brad Pitt, 52, a multi-awarded American actor and husband of Angelina Jolie, 41, shot himself in the head at a shooting range on Sunday. He was under significant stress because the couple “were going through a divorce and he had a history of depression”, sources have said.”

After extensive media coverage, Facebook finally issued a warning to advise people not to click on the fake advertisement, and to warn those who did so earlier, to change their account passwords and scan for malware.

Fact #2 : Brad Pitt Is Still Alive

Brad Pitt (born William Bradley Pitt on December 18, 1963) is still alive as of 21 January 2024. In fact, he was just spotted in public several days ago!

Even though Brad Pitt is notoriously a very private person, he was seen entering the Gagosian Gallery with his new girlfriend, Ines de Ramon, on Friday, 19 January 2024.

Wearing a brown leather bomber jacket, Brad Pitt looked very healthy for someone who is supposed to have died!

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That night, Brat Pitt and Ines de Ramon attended an exhibition by his Moneybag director, Bennett Miller. Britney Spears’ ex-husband, Sam Asghari, was also there. He asked Pitt for a selfie, and later went to chat with Pitt’s former in-laws, James Haven and Jon Voight.

As you can clearly see, Brad Pitt is still very much alive… and looking great!

Fact #3 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported Brad Pitt’s death.

Brad Pitt is one of the most famous celebrities in the world. If he only tripped and fell while walking along Hollywood Boulevard, it would have been international news, covered by celebrity blogs and media outlets.

No legitimate media outlet, or even celebrity blog, reported that Brad Pitt was found dead from suicide, or died suddenly from any cause, because it’s simply not true. Why should you believe some small-time or YouTube channel or random Facebook posts?!

Fact #4 : Brad Pitt Funeral Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of two examples used in many of these videos.

This photo used to show Brad Pitt’s funeral is actually a photo from the funeral of Fernando Gaitan, the Colombian TV producer and screenwriter who created the telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea, which has been adapted in multiple countries.

The funeral was held in Bogota, on Thursday, 31 January 2019. Obviously, that was not Brad Pitt’s funeral, as he was very much alive at that time!

The fake news creator merely added a photo of Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie holding up his photo.

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This photo does not show Brad Pitt’s coffin being carried out during his funeral. It actually shows the coffin of one of the six Philpott children during their funeral in June 2012. They were murdered by their parents, Mick and Mairead Philpott, who set fire to their home.

If you look carefully, you can see that the pallbearers are carrying multiple coffins. Did it not strike you strange that Brad Pitt’s funeral would have more than one coffin???

Also, the coffin looked remarkably small for an adult. That’s because the coffin was for a 10 year-old little girl called Jade. The fake news creator merely tacked on a photo of Brad Pitt to fool you into believing that it was his funeral.

Fact #5 : Brad Pitt Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Brad Pitt death hoax, ironically, is also being driven by another fake fact check article by MediaMass Project.

News of actor Brad Pitt’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the January 2024 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Fight Club, Legends of the Fall or A River Runs Through It is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Brad Pitt Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Brad Pitt’s unnamed reps confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other celebrities whose reps MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Angelina Jolie, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Bruce Willis, Celine Dion, Clint Eastwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justine Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #6 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

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Is China Preparing Mobile Cremation Vans For Disease X?!

Is China preparing mobile cremation vans for Disease X, which has a 100% mortality rate?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : China Prepares Mobile Cremation Vans For Disease X!

People are sharing a video on X (formerly Twitter), while claiming or suggesting that China is buying up, or assembling, mobile cremation vans for an outbreak of Disease X, which has a 100% kill rate!

DiedSuddenly : Reports out of China are saying that a new disease X is emerging with a 100% kill rate on the lab tested mice.

At the same time, China is assembling mobile crematoriums. How do you interpret this?

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Truth : China Is Not Preparing Mobile Cremation Vans For Disease X!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS circulating on X (formerly Twitter), and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Disease X Does Not Exist

First, let me start by pointing out that Disease X does not exist. Disease X is merely a placeholder name for a hypothetical, unknown pathogen that could cause a future epidemic.

It is used by healthcare organisations and policy makers as an easy way to label an unknown disease that could potentially emerge in the future.

If a new pathogen emerges, it won’t be called Disease X. Remember when news first broke about a new coronavirus emerging in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019? It wasn’t called Disease X then.

Initially, the WHO called it the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV. Then, the disease itself was named as COVID-19, while the virus that causes it was named as SARS-CoV-2.

Fact #2 : Disease X Was Adopted By WHO In 2018

Disease X itself isn’t even new, being adopted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in February 2018. Its genesis is even older.

Disease X was “created” as part of pandemic preparations initiated in May 2015, when the WHO was asked by member nations to generate ideas to reduce the time lag between the identification of viral outbreaks, and the approval of vaccines and treatments.

To address the very real possibility of an unknown infectious disease that could potential cause a future epidemic or pandemic, the WHO added Disease X as a placeholder name for that “knowable unknown” pathogen in February 2018.

Fact #3 : There Is No Disease X In China

To be clear – there is no Disease X in China, or anywhere else in the world. Needless to say, claims that Disease X has killed 100% of lab-tested mice are also false.

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Fact #4 : Video Shows A Mobile Pet Cremation Van

These fake news posts attach a video of mobile cremation vans to scare you into believing that China has an outbreak of Disease X, or that there is a conspiracy to create a Disease X pandemic.

The truth is – this appears to be a promotional video for mobile cremation vans for pets! It’s even mentioned in the video, at around the 30 second mark (thanks, Yuh Hui!):

宠物殡葬专用火化车
全 国可上牌年检
操作简单 自动点火

Special cremation vehicle for pet funerals
Annual license inspection is available nationwide
Easy to operate, automatic ignition

At around the 18 second mark, the video also states that the cremation chamber measures 90 cm x 130 cm. That is only big enough for a pet, like a cat or a dog. Such mobile pet cremation vans are common in Japan and Korea.

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Fact #5 : Cremation Requires A Lot Of Energy

While cremation is popular in China, and is used extensively to handle bodies of people who died from COVID-19, it is not practical to use mobile crematoriums. After all, it takes a lot of energy and time to create bodies.

Cremating a body takes 2-4 hours, at temperatures of 760-1,150 °C. That’s roughly equal to the amount of fuel the van would need to drive some 7,725 kilometres (4,800 miles)! A van would not be large enough to hold a human-sized crematorium, or have enough fuel to cremate a single body.

It also doesn’t make sense for China to use mobile cremation vans, when it has over 7,000 crematoriums, which are capable of cremating some 6 million bodies (in 2021).

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Did Angelina Jolie Die Suddenly From Stroke?!

Did Angelina Jolie just die suddenly from a stroke?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Angelina Jolie Died Suddenly From A Stroke!

People are sharing YouTube videos and articles which claim that Angelina Jolie just died suddenly from a stroke or cancer or unknown causes, with titles like :

RIP! Angelina Jolie Is No More | Sad News About Angelina Jolie

Died in the hospital / The doctor just announced the sad news of the passing of Angelina Jolie

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Truth : Angelina Jolie Did Not Die Suddenly At All!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported Her Death

These YouTube videos and articles have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported her death.

Angelina Jolie is not just a celebrity, she is also prominent for her humanitarian work. Even if she did not die, the worldwide media would have reported on her health issues, as they did when she underwent a preventive double mastectomy in 2013, and a preventive salpingo-oopherectomy in 2015.

No legitimate media outlet reported that Angelina Jolie was hospitalised for any reason, never mind dying suddenly from a stroke or a car accident. That’s because it never happened!

Fact #2 : Angelina Jolie Is Still Alive + Well!

Angelina Jolie is still very much alive and well, as of Monday, 8 January 2024. Of course, you need actual “proof of life”, right?

Well, Angelina Jolie posted an Instagram video on 18 December 2023, which shows her discussing the documentary “We Dare to Dream” with its filmmaker, Ward Al-Kataeb.

As you can see – Angelina Jolie is not dead, or in the hospital. She certainly looks alive and very healthy for someone who allegedly died from a stroke or a car accident!

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Fact #3 : Angelina Jolie Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of two examples used in many of these videos.

This photo which claims to show Angelina Jolie lying on a hospital bed, was edited from a real photo of Leila McKinnon.

The Australian Ninja Warrior host and Channel 9 presenter posted that photo on her Instagram account on 26 April 2022, after undergoing knee surgery following a skiing accident.

If you look carefully, you will notice that Angelina Jolie mysteriously has some blonde hair, behind her brunette hair. That’s because the fake news creator did not edit out the hair after superimposing her face!

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This photo does not show Angelina Jolie’s funeral. It was originally taken on Thursday, 24 March 2016, in the town of Ballymagroarty, in Derry, Northern Ireland.

If you look carefully, you will notice that the coffin is really too small to hold the body of an adult like Angelina Jolie. That’s because it’s the coffin of an 8 year-old boy called Evan McGrotty.

Evan McGrotty died with his 12 year-old brother Mark, 46 year-old father Sean, as well as 57 year-old grandmother Ruth Daniels, and her 14 year-old Jodie Lee Daniels, when their Audi Q7 lost grip on a thick blanket of algae and slid off the slipway at the Buncrana harbour in Donegal, and sank to the bottom of the sea.

The fake news creator flipped the photo horizontally to make it more difficult to conduct a reverse image search, and added a photo of Angelina Jolie on top of the coffin.

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Fact #4 : Simon Cowell Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Simon Cowell death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of actress Angelina Jolie’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the January 2024 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actress best known for her roles in Wanted or Tomb Raider is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Angelina Jolie Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Angelina Jolie’s unnamed rep confirming that she is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Bruce Willis, Celine Dion, Clint Eastwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justin Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks.

She joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. She’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #5 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Tom Cruise Just Die Suddenly In Hospital?!

Did Tom Cruise just mysteriously die suddenly in a hospital, from an unspecified cause of death?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Tom Cruise Just Died Suddenly In Hospital!

A number of YouTube channels are claiming that the Tom Cruise just mysteriously died suddenly in a hospital, from an unspecified cause of death!

5 Minute Ago / Suddenly famous actor Tom Cruise died and everyone is saying farewell

Tom Cruise Has Passed Away At The Age Of 61, Fans Can Not Stop Crying At His Funeral.

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Truth : Tom Cruise Did Not Just Die Suddenly!

This is yet another example of celebrity FAKE NEWS reated and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported that Tom Cruise has died.

Tom Cruise is more than just a famous actor, he is a Hollywood icon. Even if he only tripped in public and fell on his butt, it would have been breathlessly reported by the celebrity blogs, if not the mainstream media.

No legitimate media outlet reported that Tom Cruise was sick or hospitalised, never mind mysteriously dying suddenly. That’s because it never happened!

Fact #2 : Tom Cruise Is Still Alive + Well!

Tom Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV on 3 July 1962) is very much alive, as of Sunday, 31 December 2023. But of course, you want “proof of life”, don’t you?

Well, Tom Cruise was seen with a former Russian model and socialite, Elsina Khayrova, at a party in London’s Mayfair on Saturday, 9 December 2023. They later went on a date in London’s Hyde Park Winter Wonderland.

But frankly speaking – people should really be asking for proof of Tom Cruise’s sudden death, whenever they see one of those viral videos or articles claiming that he suddenly died!

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Fact #3 : Tom Cruise Funeral Photos Are Fake

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of two examples used in many of these videos.

This photo of a large funeral was not of Tom Cruise, but of Irish makeup artist Cathriona White, taken on October 10, 2015.

If you look carefully, you can spot actor Jim Carrey looking sombre next to the pallbearer. He dated Cathriona White for three years, from 2012-2015. She died from a suicide by prescription drug overdose on September 28, 2015.

The fake news creator just added a photo of Tom Cruise, making it look like Jim Carrey and the lady beside him were carrying it. The truth is there was no photo, and they were just holding hands.

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And this photo is so absurd, it beggars belief that so many people fell for it! After all, it was a poorly-edited photo with the overly large heads of John Travolta and Connor Cruise (Tom Cruise’s son) overlaid onto the real photo.

The original photo was taken on 17 November 2017, at the funeral of Margaret McAlorum, the 63 year-old mother of murdered schoolgirl, Megan McAlorum, at the Belfast City Cemetery in Northern Ireland.

Fact #4 : Tom Cruse Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Tom Cruise death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of actor Tom Cruise’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the December 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Mission: Impossible, Jerry Maguire, Rain Man or Top Gun is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Tom Cruise Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Barry Gibb’s unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps of celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Bruce Willis, Celine Dion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Clint Eastwood, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justin Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #6 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees just die suddenly?!

Did Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees just die suddenly, with his family mysteriously hiding his cause of death?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2023-12-29 : Updated with new information.
Updated @ 2023-08-21 : Added fact check video

Originally posted @ 2023-08-19

 

Claim : Barry Gibb Of The Bee Gees Just Died Suddenly!

A number of YouTube channels are claiming that Barry Gibb of the legendary Bee Gees just died suddenly under mysterious / unknown circumstances.

Devastating News: Barry Gibb, Music Icon, Passes Away, Just 5 Minutes Ago!

Barry Gibb has passed away after many years of pain, goodbye Barry Gibb, we will miss you so much!

10 Minutes Ago? Barry Gibb († 76) is dead – cause of death is hidden!

5 minutes ago! Sad news for singer Barry Gibb, family in mourning

10 minutes ago / Family reported the sad news of musician Barry Gibb / Farewell with tears

1 hour ago! Barry Gibb passed away at the age of 76… Fans cried loudly.

2 hours ago / Barry Gibb’s family announced / Barry Gibb has passed away forever.

R.I.P Barry Gibb has passed away at the age of 76, the funeral took place in 3 days.

Sad News! Singer Barry Gibb Is Pass Away Expected Soon Family Prepare To Say Goodbye

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Truth : Barry Gibb Did Not Just Die Suddenly!

This is yet another example of celebrity FAKE NEWS reated and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported Barry Gibb’s death.

Barry Gibb is more than just an international celebrity, he is a living legend. Even if he only tripped in public and grazed his shin, it would have been breathlessly reported on by the celebrity blogs, if not the mainstream media.

No legitimate media outlet reported that Barry Gibb was sick or hospitalised, never mind mysteriously dying suddenly. That’s because it never happened!

Fact #2 : Barry Gibb Is Still Alive + Well!

Sir Barry Alan Crompton Gibb (born 1 September 1946) is very much alive, as of Friday, 29 December 2023. But of course, you want “proof of life”, don’t you?

Well, on 22 December 2023, CBS Mornings posted a video clip of Barry Gibb telling their reporter, Anthony Mason, about his legacy, and how fame impacted his relationship with his brothers.

As you can see, Barry Gibb is not only alive, he looks to be very healthy and in good shape!

Barry Gibb earlier posted a photo of himself at his 2017 concert on June 24, 2023, after thanking the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for selecting to honour him for lifetime artistic achievements this coming Sunday, December 3, 2023.

I am beyond honored to share I am going to be recognized as part of the 46th class of Honorees at the Kennedy Center. #KCHonors

Meet all the Honorees being celebrated in December, and stay tuned for the broadcast on @CBS ➡ tkc.co/Honors The Kennedy Center CBS

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Fact #3 : The Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of three examples used in many of these videos.

This photo that purportedly shows Barry Gibb’s funeral procession, was edited from a real photo of the funeral procession for Jade Goody – an English television personality who died of cancer on 22 March 2009.

The photo was taken by Chris Rayburn for the Associated Press on Saturday, 4 April 2009, as her funeral procession passed through Loughton, on the way to St. John the Baptist Church in Buckhurst Hill, England.

If you look carefully at the original photo on the right, you can see pink balloons spelling out “Jade From Bermondsey“. Jade Goody was born on 5 June 1981 in Bermondsey, London.

The fake news creator cropped that out, and added a super-large photo of Barry Gibb to the top of the hearse, to trick you.

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The photo which is being used to show Barry Gibb’s funeral is actually a screenshot from the Women and Death episode from the TV drama, Desperate Housewives, which aired on Sunday, March 18, 2012.

The “photo” shows Susan Mayer (played by Teri Hatcher) crying over the coffin of Mike Delfino (played by James Denton).

It certainly does NOT show Teri Hatcher crying over Barry Gibb’s funeral, that’s for sure!

This photo does not show the Barry Gibb’s coffin being carried during his funeral. It was actually edited from a photo of the John Gotti funeral, taken outside the Papavero Funeral Home by Chet Gordon of TopFoto.

Mob boss John Gotti was laid to rest on June 15, 2002, after dying of cancer in a federal prison hospital in Missouri. Obviously, that was not Barry Gibbs’s funeral because he was very much still alive in 2002!

The fake news creator just added a large photo of Barry Gibb to trick you into thinking that it was his funeral.

Fact #4 : Barry Gibb Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Barry Gibb death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of singer Barry Gibb’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the December 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, Bee Gees singer is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Barry Gibb Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Barry Gibb’s unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps of celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Celine Dion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Clint Eastwood, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justin Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Mike Tyson, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #6 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

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Matt Ulrich : CTE + A Gun May Have Caused His Death!

Super Bowl champion Matt Ulrich likely suffered from CTE, and his death may have been from a self-inflicted gun shot!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Matt Ulrich : People Claim Vaccine Caused His Death!

Right after news broke that Matt Ulrich died suddenly at just 41 years of age, some people immediately suggested that COVID-19 vaccines caused the death of the former Super Bowl champion!

RHollister : Super Bowl champ Matt Ulrich dead at 41 / poison vaccine strikes again 💯💯💯💯

Truth DetectorEX-NFL PLAYER DIES SUDDENLY AT 41

💉💉💉Praying for everyone who took (or was forced to take) an experimental mRNA jab that damages the heart.

#DiedSuddenly #Clotshot #Myocarditis #Stroke

George Silver Hawk : Fully #Vaccinated and twice #Boosted Super Bowl champ #MattUlrich dead at 41 !!!

Another victim on #TheJab… #CovidVaccine #mRNA #Myocarditis #mRNAVaccines #Fauci ???

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Matt Ulrich : CTE + A Gun May Have Caused His Death!

Sadly, anti-vaccine activists now automatically blame all sudden deaths on the COVID-19 vaccine, especially if the actual cause of death has not been revealed.

In many cases, the actual cause of death is later revealed to be something else altogether, like these examples:

Will these anti-vaccination activists apologise for lying to you? Nope! They will just move on to the next death or tragedy…

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Which brings us to Matt Ulrich. Born Matthew James Ulrich on 30 December 1981, he was a former offensive guard for the Indianapolis Colts, who retired in 2007 after playing two seasons with them.

Matt Ulrich’s Cause Of Death Is Still Unknown

On Wednesday, 8 November 2023, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay revealed on X (formerly Twitter) that Matt Ulrich had died:

I am heartbroken to hear of the passing of Matt Ulrich. Matt was with us only two seasons, but left his mark on many. Great guy, I hear he was a great dad—and he was a Super Bowl champ. My prayers to his family. 🙏

Matt Ulrich was 41 years old when he died, and survived by his wife, Alison Ulrich, and their four sons – Gunther, Dalton, Bowden, and Thoreau. Alison – Matt Ulrich’s widow, later posted a tribute to her husband:

As many of you know, one of a kind Matt has passed away and is in a better place.

Matt, we love you so much. You are profoundly missed. We all want you back for just one more day. One more hug. One more kiss. One more laugh. One more joke. One more wrestle with the boys. It seems impossible to do this life without you. 

Please pray for peace and comfort for the boys. They have lost their greatest fan, coach and friend.

I don’t have details on a service yet but will post here when I do. Thank you to everyone for reaching out and offering help. We appreciate it and are surrounded in love.

Neither Jim Irsay, not Alison Ulrich, revealed how Matt Ulrich died. So, we do NOT know Matt Ulrich’s cause of death. He could have died from suicide, a heart attack, a car accident, cardiac arrest, or even a fall! There is no indication, never mind evidence, that he died from some kind of COVID-19 vaccine injury.

Until and unless his family (or the authorities) reveal his cause of death, anyone who tells you that Matt Ulrich died from this or that cause of death is likely lying to you.

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Matt Ulrich Was Likely Suffering From CTE

On 10 November 2023, the Dokken Nelson Funeral Service, which is handling his funeral in Bozeman, released an obituary for Matt Ulrich.

In that obituary, Dokken Nelson confirmed that Matt Ulrich died on 5 November 2023, and that Matt Ulrich had “a long-standing interest in the neurodegenerative disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE”.

The obituary further stated that his family was donating some of his brain tissue to help “further the understanding of this disease”. That suggests that Matt Ulrich was suffering from CTE.

He served on the Advisory Board of Harvard Medical School’s Football Health Study, a long-term research effort into NFL players’ health. He had a long-standing interest in the neurodegenerative disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, and his family has donated some of his brain tissue as a way to further the understanding of this disease.

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Matt Ulrich Allegedly Died By Gun Suicide

On 9 November 2023, a man who claimed to be his cousin – Rich Bianco, refuted claims that Matt Ulrich died from the COVID-19 vaccine.

#MattUlrich Ex NFL Super Bowl Lineman is dead at 41. He’s my cousin and he didn’t die from the shot like a lot of people are saying. Please stop the rumors

Will miss you Matt #NFL #Colts

Rich further stated that there was a firearm involved in his death, suggesting that Matt Ulrich died by gun suicide.

There was a firearm. Lets see what the police say.

To be clear – his family did not issue a statement saying that Matt Ulrich died from a self-inflicted gun shot, triggered by CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy). They are likely and understandably grieving from their loss. But all evidence so far points to that conclusion, and frankly, that’s more than we – the public – deserve to know.

Unfortunately, it is no longer possible for families to grieve in peace for their loved ones taken too early. Instead, family members are being forced to publicly reveal or hint at their actual cause of death, just to stop people from making baseless claims.

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Clint Eastwood Just Died On The Way To Hospital?!

Did Clint Eastwood just die suddenly on the way to the hospital?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2023-10-20 : Updated with a video, new versions + details
Originally posted @ 2023-05-08

 

Claim : Clint Eastwood Died Suddenly From Cancer / Ligma Virus!

People are sharing YouTube videos and articles claiming that Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood just died suddenly in the hospital from a Ligma virus infection, with titles like :

5 Minutes Ago / Clint Eastwood Died On The Way To The Hospital / Goodbye Clint Eastwood

Stopped Breathing 10 minutes ago / Legendary Clint Eastwood dies in hospital…

10 Minutes Ago / Sad News / RIP Clint Eastwood / Goodbye Clint Eastwood

SUDDEN DEATH of terminal cancer! American Actor Clint Eastwood has left fans with great pain.

5 Minutes Ago/ Hollywood Sends Condolences To His Family / We Report Sad News About Clint Eastwood..

Clint Eastwood’s funeral took place, millions of fans were present and in tears.

Clint Eastwood Funeral😭 As of Sources Clint Eastwood is no More

Funeral in Hollywood / Clint Eastwood Officially Dies at 92, Goodbye Legend

25 minutes ago / we send our condolences to the family of Clint Eastwood, goodbye Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood On Life Support After The Deadly Ligma Virus Spreads Through His Body

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Truth : Clint Eastwood Did Not Die On The Way To Hospital!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and YouTube advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Clint Eastwood Is Still Alive!

Clint Eastwood (born Clinton Eastwood Jr. on May 31, 1930) is still alive as of August 31, 2023.

He had not been sighted in public for over 550 days now, but celebrated his 93rd birthday on May 31, 2023. He also began filming his last movie, Juror No. 2, with Nicholas Hoult and Toni Collette in June 2023.

Fact #2 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube videos and articles have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported his death!

Clint Eastwood may not have been in the public eye for some time now, but he remains a Hollywood legend, not only as an actor but also as a filmmaker.

If he was really hospitalised for a viral infection, or even a fall, it would have been reported by both mainstream media, as well as celebrity blogs.

Yet, no legitimate media outlet or even a celebrity blog reported that Clint Eastwood was hospitalised, much less died from a viral infection. That’s because it never happened!

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Fact #3 : Ligma Virus Does Not Exist

It is impossible for Clint Eastwood to die from a Ligma virus infection, because there is no such virus!

The Ligma virus was created in a 2018 Internet hoax, which claimed that Fortnite game streamer, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins died from it. The fake Ligma virus was simply resurrected and used in the Clint Eastwood death hoax.

Fact #4 : Clint Eastwood Death Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of two examples used in many of these videos.

In this example, the fake news creator edited a photo of pallbearers leaving St. Mary Parish after a funeral for two siblings – 7 year-old Sean Munroe, and 8 year-old Lexi Munroe, who died after getting trapped in a wooden hope chest.

The funeral was not only far away in Franklin, Massachusetts, it occurred on January 20, 2014 – many years ago.

To make you think it was Clint Eastwood in that casket, the fake news creator simply added a large, floating picture in front of the man in the front.

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This photo does not show Clint Eastwood dying in the hospital from the Ligma virus. It is really a photo of Ahmet Dobran, an 82 year-old cancer patient who was attacked and robbed by three men.

That violent attack broke his back in three places, and Mr. Dobran died in the hospital five months later, after drifting in and out of a coma.

Not only did this incident happen far away in East London, this photo was taken a few years ago, in January 2018.

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And this photo does not show Clint Eastwood’s funeral procession. It was actually taken many years ago – on 5 October 2017, at the funeral procession for Irish actor Marc O’Shea in Northern Ireland.

Fact #5 : Clint Eastwood Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Clint Eastwood death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of actor Clint Eastwood’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the October 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for the movie Invictus and best known for his roles in Dirty Harry or A Fistful of Dollars is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Clint Eastwood Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Clint Eastwood’s unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps of celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Bruce Willis, Celine Dion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justin Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #6 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Morgan Freeman Just Die Suddenly From Cancer?!

Did legendary actor Morgan Freeman just die suddenly in the hospital from cancer?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

Updated @ 2023-10-03 : Added updated information.
Originally posted @ 2023-05-24

 

Claim : Morgan Freeman Just Died Suddenly From Cancer!

People are sharing YouTube and Facebook videos claiming that legendary singer Dolly Parton just died suddenly of a stroke, with titles like :

We Have Extreme Sad News For 85-year old Morgan Freeman As He Is Confirmed To Be… RIP

SUDDEN DEATH of terminal cancer! Morgan Freeman has left fans with great pain.

Funeral in Hollywood / Morgan Freeman Officially Dies at 85, Goodbye Legend

Heartbreaking Final Moments of Actor Morgan Freeman – Cause of Death is Hidden!

The Funeral Is In 3 Days / Actor Morgan Freeman

Funeral at the church, This will be the last time fans will see Morgan Freeman, Rest In Peace!

5 Minutes Ago / Died in the Hospital / Goodbye Morgan Freeman

5 mins ago / R.I.P. Legendary actor Morgan Freeman, Goodby Morgan Freeman

Died of natural cases, Hollywood pays tribute to actor Morgan Freeman

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Truth : Morgan Freeman Did NOT Die Suddenly From Cancer!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page / video views and advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube and Facebook videos have been circulating for months now, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported Morgan Freeman’s death.

Morgan Freeman is such a Hollywood legend, his death would have been covered globally by the media and celebrity blogs.

Yet, no legitimate media outlet, nor celebrity blog, has reported that Morgan Freeman died recently from any cause. Why should you believe no-name websites, or random YouTube / Facebook videos?

Fact #2 : Morgan Freeman Is Still Alive + Well!

Morgan Freeman (born June 1, 1937) is still very much alive and well, as of September 29, 2023, when he last posted on Instagram and Twitter about the documentary Life on Our Planet which he narrated!

On 2 August 2023, he even visited the Pentagon, to talk with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin, on his upcoming documentary about an all-Black tank unit that fought in Europe during World War II – the 761st Tank Battalion.

All those posts came many days to weeks after those YouTube and Facebook videos claimed that he died suddenly from cancer, or some other cause of death.

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Fact #3 : The Videos Provided No Evidence For His Death

To generate ad money, the videos must engage you long enough, so they come up with some story that Morgan Freeman was suffering from a “dangerous disease” or a “stroke” or “cancer”, and they drag out the video with details about Morgan Freeman’s life.

In any case, after watching the videos, you will realise that none of them offered any evidence that Morgan Freeman died from cancer or any disease.

That may anger you, but it doesn’t matter. They got you to watch the video, and generate income for them. And they know that most people will not realise that, and forward the fake news to their family and friends!

Fact #4 : They Edited Real Photos

To make their videos more convincing, these fake video creators add faces of celebrities like Chris Tucker and Will Smith to the fake Morgan Freeman funeral photos.

Take for example, this photo of Chris Tucker and Will Smith apparently carrying Morgan Freeman’s coffin. Not only do their heads look ridiculously large, their faces look much sharper and are more vibrant in colour than the rest of the photo.

That’s because the fake news creator use the funeral photo of Fairgrounds Holdings CEO Michael Montshiwa, who was murdered in Botswana in 2016. The fake news creator had to make the heads of Chris Tucker and Will Smith larger to cover up the faces of the real men in the real photo.

The fake news creator also added a framed photo of Morgan Freeman. In the real photo, you can see that the coffin does not have a framed photo hanging from the front.

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I should give special mention to this “terrifically photoshopped” photo, which shows Morgan Freeman smiling in his casket!

The fake news creator overlaid a photo of Morgan Freeman’s over the photo of the high chief of Ngardmau Palau, Beouch Sakaziro. The photo was taken by his children, and posted on Facebook and Wikipedia in 2011.

Fact #5 : Morgan Freeman Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Morgan Freeman death hoax, ironically, is also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of actor Morgan Freeman’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the October 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Invictus, Bruce Almighty or Driving Miss Daisy is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Morgan Freeman Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Morgan Freeman’s unnamed reps confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other celebrities whose reps MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Barry Gibb, Bruce Willis, Clint Eastwood, Celine Dion, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dolly Parton, Harrison Ford, Justin Bieber, Lionel Messi, Lucy LiuMadonna, Melanie Laurent, Oprah Winfrey, Robert Pattinson, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, and Tom Hanks.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

Fact #6 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Tom Hanks Just Die Suddenly?!

Did Hollywood legend Tom Hanks just die suddenly from an unspecified cause of death?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Tom Hanks Just Died Suddenly!

People are sharing YouTube, Facebook and TikTok videos claiming that Hollywood legend Tom Hanks just died suddenly of an unspecified cause of death, with titles like :

10 minutes ago : Tom Hanks passed away | R.I.P. Tom Hanks

Stop breathing 5 minutes ago / RIP Legendary Hollywood actor Tom Hanks / Goodbye Tom Hanks #tomhanks

10 Minutes Ago Sad News Tom Hands Is Pass Away Expected Soon Family Prepared To Say Goodbye

R.I.P. Tom Hanks touches our hearts with this tearful goodbye

R.I.P. It’s With Our Deepest Regret to Report About Tom Hanks Mourns Beloved

R.I.P. Tom Hanks : Tom Hanks dead 2023

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Truth : Tom Hanks Did Not Die Suddenly

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page views and advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Tom Hanks Is Still Alive + Well!

Tom Hanks is still very much alive and well, as of May 16, 2023, when his interview on The Adam Buxton podcast was released. In that interview, he said that AI may allow him to continue appearing in movies even after he dies.

I can tell you that there is discussions going on in all of the guilds, all of the agencies, and all of the legal firms in order to come up with the legal ramifications of my face and my voice and everybody else’s being our intellectual property.

What is a bona fide possibility right now is, if I wanted to, I could get together and pitch a series of seven movies that would star me in them in which I would be 32 years old from now until kingdom come.

Anybody can now recreate themselves at any age they are by way of AI or deep fake technology. I could be hit by a bus tomorrow and that’s it, but performances can go on and on and on and on.

Of course, that podcast was recorded earlier – on April 18. But on the same day the podcast was released, Tom Hanks himself posted about his wife’s latest record with Emily Shackleton – I Loved You First.

Tom Hanks is also on a book tour, to promote his novel – The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece. On May 16, he was in Tulsa for a book signing and a Q&A session with his fans.

So yeah, Tom Hanks is very much alive, well, and healthy!

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Fact #2 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These YouTube / TikTok / Facebook videos have been circulating for weeks and months, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported his death.

When Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, got infected with COVID-19, the worldwide media breathlessly reported on their condition – they were both fine.

No legitimate media outlet has reported that he died recently from any cause. Why should you believe random YouTube / TikTok / Facebook videos?

Fact #3 : The Photos Were Edited

I analysed the photos used in these videos, and traced the origin of three examples used in many of these videos.

This photo was edited from a Getty Images stock photo of a funeral, to add a crying lady and other people, as well as a photo of Tom Hanks in a frame.

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This photo of his funeral is also fake. This is actually a photo of Serbian folk singer, Šaban Šaulić, who died on February 17, 2019. His funeral was held on February 22, 2019.

The fake news creator flipped the photo, and superimposed a large and overly bright head of Sylvester Stallone together with a framed photo of Tom Hanks magically floating in front of him!

This funeral photo is really a stock photograph of a funeral that is available on the Unsplash website.

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Fact #4 : This Video Is From Veep

This video that some people are sharing out is actually a video clip from the final scene of the comedy television series, Veep.

It shows Tom Hanks dying at the age of 88, after winning four Oscar awards and a statuette for Philadelphia 2.

Just in case you are wondering, Tom Hanks was born on July 9, 1956) and will only turn 88 in the year 2044. And the movie Philadelphia 2 does not exist.

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Fact #5 : Tom Hanks Death Hoax Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Tom Hanks death hoax is, ironically, also being driven by a fake fact check article by the MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

Rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on Sunday after a ‘R.I.P. Tom Hanks’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American actor’s passing:

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Tom Hanks Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Tom Hanks’ unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other reps whose celebrities MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Celine Dion, Simon Cowell, Cristiano Ronaldo, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Justin Bieber, Harrison Ford, Sylvester StalloneDolly Parton, Lucy Liu, Clint Eastwood, and Melanie Laurent.

He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #6 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Harrison Ford Just Die In Hospital / Plane Crash?!

Did Hollywood legend Harrison Ford just die suddenly in the hospital, or in a plane crash?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Harrison Ford Died Suddenly In Hospital / Plane Crash!

People are sharing TikTok and YouTube videos which claim that Hollywood legend Harrison Ford just died suddenly in a hospital, or in a plane crash!

Harrison Ford dead at 80. Plane crash

Hollywood reported on the sudden death of actor Harrison Ford at the age of 80, Sad details…

5 minutes ago / With a heavy heart we announce that Harrison Ford has passed away at the age of 80

Harrison Ford’s funeral took place live, fans burst into tears

Funeral will be in 3 days / Actor Harrison Ford / Goodbye Harrison Ford

7 Minutes Ago / Hollywood Sends Condolences To His Family (Harrison Ford) / Goodbye Harrison Ford

Funeral Will Be In 2 Days / Lagendry Actor Harrison Ford / Goodbye Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford’s final moments in the hospital, he died in the arms of his loved ones.

5 minutes ago/ R.I.P Harrison Ford Died in the hospital emergency / Goodbye legendary Harrison Ford.

80 year-old Harrison Ford Passed Away Expected Soon Extremely Unlikely To Survive Doctors Given Up

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Truth : Harrison Ford Did NOT Die In Hospital / Plane Crash!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page / video views and advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported His Death

These social media posts, as well as YouTube and TikTok videos have been circulating for months now, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported on Harrison Ford’s sudden death!

Harrison Ford is a Hollywood legend and a mega celebrity. His death would have been covered extensively by the media across the globe, and his legion of fans would have mourned his death on social media.

Yet, no legitimate media outlet has reported that Harrison Ford died recently from any cause, never mind a tragic plane crash. Why should you believe no-name websites, or random YouTube / TikTok videos?

Fact #2 : Harrison Ford Is Still Alive + Well!

Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is still very much alive and well, as of April 2023, when he spoke to Total Film magazine for its April 27 issue.

In that interview, Harrison Ford confirmed that he won’t be playing Indiana Jones again, after Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is released.

This is the final film in the series, and this is the last time I’ll play the character. I anticipate that it will be the last time that he appears in a film.

That interview comes many days to weeks after those social media posts, YouTube and Facebook videos claimed that he died suddenly in a hospital or a tragic plane crash!

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Fact #3 : This Plane Crash Photo Was From 2015

Harrison Ford has been flying for a long time. He learned to fly after leaving university, but could not afford to pursue it.

Only after he was financially stable in his 50s, did he renew his training to “see if I could learn something new”. He has since been involved in several crashes and near misses, but walked away in every instance.

In 1999, he was learning to fly a helicopter when he had to crash land it in a dry river bed in California. Ford and his instructor walked away unhurt, but the helicopter was badly damaged.

The photo below which some videos are using is from 2015, when Harrison Ford brought down his plane in a Los Angeles golf course, after suffering an engine failure shortly after taking off. He suffered a broken arm and some head injuries.

In 2017, Harrison Ford mistakenly landed his plane on a taxiway, narrowly missing an airliner carrying more than 100 people. In 2020, he mistakenly crossed the end of a runway while another aircraft was taking off from the other end.

Harrison Ford put his flying skills to good use, when he rescued a 13 year-old Boy Scout who went missing in the Yellowstone National Park in 2001. Ford spotted Cody Clawson in his helicopter, and landed to pick him up.

I was like, “Oh my God, Han Solo just rescued me. How could is that?

Just to be clear, Harrison Ford did not die in a plane crash, as of April 2023.

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Fact #4 : This Photo Was From Geoff Nugent’s Funeral

This photo is not of Harrison Ford’s funeral, but shows the funeral of Liverpool musician Geoff Nugent from the band, The Undertakers who died in October 2014.

The photo was taken on 24 October 2014, at St. Chad’s Church, in Kirkby, Merseyside in England.

As you can see, the fake news creator added a photo of Harrison Ford to the photo, which is not visible in the real photo.

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Fact #5 : This Photo Was From Archie Battersbee’s Funeral

This photo is not of Harrison Ford’s funeral, but shows the funeral of Archie Battersbee – a 12 year-old boy who suffered catastrophic brain damage in Essex, England.

His funeral was held at the St. Mary’s Church in Southend on Tuesday, 13 September 2022.

Fact #6 : Harrison Ford Death Hoax Is Driven By Fake Fact Check Too

This Harrison Ford death hoax is, ironically, just another fake fact check article by MediaMass Project, which keeps “updating” the dates in their fake fact check article:

News of actor Harrison Ford’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the April 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Indiana Jones or Star Wars is alive and well.

Their claim of a viral R.I.P. Harrison Ford Facebook page is false. There is no such Facebook page. It is their standard fake fact check spiel for fake celebrity deaths.

The statement from Harrison Ford’s unnamed rep confirming that he is not dead is exactly the same as statements from other celebrities whose reps MediaMass claimed were victims of death hoaxes, like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Celine Dion, Justin Bieber, Simon Cowell, Sylvester Stallone, Tom Hanks, Dolly Parton, Lucy Liu, and Melanie Laurent.

Hidden in the description page for the MediaMass Project is a disclaimer that they are a “satire” website. That’s the usual “cover” for websites peddling fake news.

Regardless of their reasons, anything posted by MediaMass.net must be considered as fake news, until proven otherwise.

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Fact #7 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Andrew Dodson Die On The Field From Vaccine?!

Did high school football player Andrew Dodson die suddenly on the field from a COVID-19 vaccine injury?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Andrew Dodson Died Suddenly From COVID-19 Vaccine Injury!

Right after news broke that Andrew Dodson died suddenly on the field, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the high school football player was killed by the COVID-19 vaccine!

Dr. James E. Olsson : KENTUCKY – High School Football Player DEAD at Practice…

“SUDDEN DEATH”… Andrew Dodson died on Monday… Was participating in a “normal football action”…

“You hear of all the concussions, helmet to helmet, from what we’re hearing that was not the case”…

William Makis MD : 17 year old high school football player Andrew Dodson died on April 3, 2023.

He “suffered an injury” during a football practice game last week – he was “participating in normal football action” Many unanswered questions.

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Truth : Andrew Dodson Did Not Die From COVID-19 Vaccine Injury!

It’s now tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all athlete deaths or injuries on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why this is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created by anti-vaccination activists…

Fact #1 : Andrew Dodson Did Not Die On The Field

First, let me just clarify the incident behind Andrew Dodson’s tragic death. The 17 year-old Kentucky high school football player collapsed on the field during the Pulaski County varsity football game on Friday, 31 March 2023.

He was taken to the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, and underwent several surgeries. Unfortunately, he was ultimately pronounced dead early Monday morning, 3 April 2023.

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) confirmed his death in a statement posted on Facebook and Twitter.

No words can explain, justify or rationalize tragedies such as these. We only ask for peace and comfort to all around him.

His funeral was held on Thursday, April 6, and Andrew Dodson was later interred in the Somerset Cemetery.

Fact #2 : Andrew Dodson Died From A Head Injury

Andrew Dodson did not die from any COVID-19 vaccine injury. We know this because his father, Alan Dodson, shared how his son died from blunt force trauma.

During that Pulaski County varsity game, Andrew Dodson was tackled by another player, and he hit his head on the ground. Even though he was wearing a helmet, he suffered a severe brain injury, and ultimately died in the hospital.

It was not a violent hit or helmet-to-helmet. It was a simple, clean tackle. His head hit the turf, and Andrew suffered blunt-force trauma to the brain.

He had a major surgery to relieve the pressure and has never awakened. He has been fighting for his life on total life support.

His parents told news outlets that their son was injured during “a very routine play” during practice, and that “no one is to blame“.

Just to be clear – Andrew Dodson’s cause of death was blunt force trauma to his head, and not a COVID-19 vaccine injury. He died from an accident – a head injury during a football game, and not the vaccine!

Fact #3 : Unknown If Andrew Dodson Was Vaccinated

Andrew Dodson has never publicly revealed his vaccination status, so it is unknown if he ever received the COVID-19 vaccine.

The COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United States, and many people like Kris Jordan, Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley and Stephan Bonnar who “died suddenly” were never vaccinated. So it is possible that Andrew Dodson was never vaccinated against COVID-19.

Until and unless his family reveals his vaccination status, anyone who tells you that Andrew Dodson suffered a vaccine side effect is likely lying to you.

Fact #4 : Claims Of Athletes Injured By COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

This is yet another example of anti-vaccination activists abusing athlete deaths / injuries to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

So far, claims of athlete deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance. Here is the latest dozen that I looked into:

Will these anti-vaccination activists apologise for lying to you? Nope! They will just move on to the next athlete tragedy…

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Did Mo’Nique Die Suddenly On The Way To Hospital?!

Did comedian Mo’Nique just die suddenly on the way to the hospital?!

Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Mo’Nique Died Suddenly On The Way To Hospital!

People are sharing YouTube, Facebook and TikTok videos claiming that comedian Mo’Nique just died suddenly on the way to the hospital, with titles like :

10 minutes ago / Comedian Mo’Nique Died on the way to the hospital / Goodbye Mo’Nique

The death happened a few minutes ago, Our condolences to the family of Comedian Mo’Nique

R.I.P. We are Extremely Sad To Report About Sudden Death Of Mo’NIque

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Truth : Mo’Nique Did NOT Die Suddenly On The Way To Hospital!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by people to generate income from page / video views and advertising, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Legitimate Media Outlet Reported Her Death

These YouTube and Facebook videos have been circulating for months now, but people don’t seem to notice that no legitimate media has reported Mo’Nique’s death.

Mo’Nique may have been rather quiet in the last few years, but she is still a celebrity. If anything happened to her, the celebrity blogs and media would have covered it. If Mo’Nique died, you can be sure – it would have been covered by celebrity blogs and the media globally.

No legitimate media outlet has reported that Mo’Nique died recently from any cause. Why should you believe no-name websites, or random YouTube / TikTok / Facebook videos?

Fact #2 : Mo’Nique Is Still Alive + Well!

Mo’Nique (born Monique Angela Hicks on December 11, 1967) is still very much alive and well, as of Friday, March 25, 2023, when she last posted a tweet. She also posted a selfie on Instagram a day earlier.

And on March 24, she dropped a trailer for her upcoming Netflix comedy special – My Name Is Mo’Nique!

All those posts came many days to weeks after those YouTube and Facebook videos claimed that she died suddenly on the way to the hospital, or unnamed causes.

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Fact #3 : The Videos Provided No Evidence For Her Death

To generate ad money, the videos must engage you long enough, so they come up with some story that Mo’Nique was suffering from leukaemia, and her journey to “find leukaemia”, and getting “support from France”.

The fake news creator probably wanted to say that Mo’Nique was fighting leukaemia (not find it), and received treatment in France (not get support from France), but things go lost in translation.

In any case, after watching the videos, you will realise that none of them offered any evidence that Mo’Nique had leukaemia, or died from it.

That may anger you, but it doesn’t matter. They got you to watch the video, generating income for them. And they know that most people will not realise that, and forward the fake news to their family and friends!

Fact #4 : They Used Stock Photos

If you look closely at the funeral photos that the YouTube or Facebook videos used to “prove” that Mo’Nique died, you will notice odd things like how there are only white people at her funeral.

That’s because they are stock photos. Take for photo, for example. It’s really an iStock stock photo (#155911571) called “Coffin at a funeral service in a cemetery stock photo” that was uploaded on July 27, 2011.

All they do is just tack on Mo’Nique’s photo onto the stock photo to make you think that it was her funeral.

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Fact #5 : This Is Just Fake Celebrity News

This is yet another example of fake celebrity news created to generate page views and money through advertising, just like these examples:

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Did Embalmers Find Vaccine-Induced Blood Clots?!

Did embalmers find vaccine-induced blood clots in bodies of dead vaccinated people?!

Take a look at this pivotal claim in the Died Suddenly “documentary”, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Died Suddenly : Embalmers Find Vaccine-Induced Blood Clots?!

Anti-vaccination activist and conspiracy theorist Stew Peters just launched Died Suddenly – his “documentary” on sudden deaths that he blames on the COVID-19 vaccine.

One of the key premise of his “documentary” is that these sudden deaths are caused by mysterious white fibres or blood clots found by embalmers like Richard Hirschman.

Hirschman has been making these claims for a long time now, but it now takes centerstage in Stew Peter’s fake documentary – Died Suddenly.

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Truth : Embalmers Did Not Find Vaccine-Induced Blood Clots!

This is nothing more than another example of FAKE NEWS created by anti-vaccination activists, who have no shame and no qualms LYING to you, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Embalmers Do Not Conduct Autopsies

Let me start by pointing out that embalmers are not qualified to conduct autopsies. Richard Hirschman spoke as if he is qualified to conduct autopsies, which is simply not the case.

Autopsies are conducted by a medical examiner, who is a certified doctor licensed in forensic pathology. An embalmer is simply someone who is trained to embalm and prepare a dead body for funeral services.

Ben Schmidt, a funeral director and embalmer with a bachelor’s degree in natural science, explained in his article:

Despite what they might think, the vast majority of embalmers are not medical professionals. While there are embalmers who came from nursing, EMT, and other medical backgrounds, it is rare for an embalmer to be a qualified pathologist or hematologist or to make such a medical diagnosis.

Furthermore, embalmers are in no position to claim that someone who has died of natural causes “was in normal health.” Sorry, people, if you have big clots lurking in your body, you are not in normal health.

Fact #2 : Embalmers Do Not Know Vaccination Status

Richard Hirschman made it a point to state that he started tracking in November 2021 how many times he found strange clots in the bodies he embalmed, and their vaccination status.

He even coloured coded his data, using green for people who were verified to be vaccinated. In this screenshot, you can see that he even remarked that one of them was vaccinated 4 times.

How did Hirschman know they were vaccinated? The death certificate does not list the deceased’s vaccination status. An embalmer also wouldn’t have access to the deceased’s medical records.

He would have to personally ask the family members of the deceased about his/her vaccination status, which he never alluded to. As Ben Schmidt explained :

It would also be extremely unusual for an embalmer to know someone’s medical history unless they were closely related to the deceased person. It has been my experience that embalming often takes place before a specific cause of death is communicated to the embalmer let alone their vaccination records.

It is also interesting to note that he somehow knew that one of the dead persons he worked on never had COVID-19. Did he run a COVID-19 serology test on the body?

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Fact #3 : Most Of His Own Data Not Linked To Vaccination

Even if you take his word for it that he somehow knew the vaccination status of the dead bodies, his own data showed that they accounted for only 16 out of about 118 dead bodies.

So why did he include the other 102 bodies whose COVID-19 vaccination status he did not know?

Fact #4 : Blood Clots Are Common In Refrigerated Bodies

Despite Richard Hirschman’s claim that such blood clots are uncommon, that is actually not true as Monica Forrest, a licensed embalmer with NXT Generation Mortuary Support explained:

The blood clots are from refrigeration. It happens to many bodies. It’s just that there were so many bodies to process, many of them sat in refrigeration for long durations so they got blood clots. It’s not a big deal and these people are trying to make it a thing.

Fact #5 : Formaldehyde + Water Coagulate Blood

Funeral director Ben Schmidt also explained how formaldehyde and water using in the embalming process coagulates the blood:

Formaldehyde coagulates proteins during the embalming process, and blood is made of protein. Further, tap water contains calcium which drives the blood clotting reaction, even after death.

We add specific chemicals called water conditioners that remove calcium in order to prevent the blood clotting reaction.

Fact #6 : Blood Clots Vary A Lot

Richard Hirschman initially called what he found “blood clots”, but in the Died Suddenly video, he started calling them “white fibrous clots” or “white fibrous structures”.

The composition and appearance of blood clots depends greatly on where they form, and when they are found.

Blood clots that form in the arteries contain few red blood cells, and are formed primarily by fibrin and platelets. On the other hand, venous clots have a higher red blood cell content, although even these clots tend to accumulate fibrin over time.

Blood clots also change with time. Fresh blood clots appear red and are friable, but over time, become gelatinous and rubbery with a yellowish “chicken fat” surface.

Here is a comparison between antemortem and postmortem blood clots, courtesy of Dr. Judy Melinek M.D.

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Difference between antemortem and postmortem clots. Courtesy : Dr. Judy Melinek M.D.

Fact #7 : COVID-19 Infections Cause Blood Clots

What Died Suddenly does not tell you is that the COVID-19 infection kills many people through abnormal blood clotting, caused by a massive inflammatory response to the virus that increases clotting factors in the blood.

As a result, these patients develop blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism), legs (deep vein thrombosis), arteries to the brain (causing stroke) and kidneys (causing kidney failure), as well as peripheral blood vessels.

Yazan Abou-Ismail, a haematologist at the University of Utah Health explained:

The association between COVID-19 and blood clots was recognized early in the pandemic among hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

These patients experienced blood clots both in deep veins and arteries, which sometimes led to strokes and heart attacks. Although these conditions have mostly been seen in patients with severe COVID-19 illness, people with moderate illness have also developed blood clots.

The incidence of blood clots ranged from 20% to 40% among patients with severe COVID-19 illness, and 3% to 9% among those with mild to moderate COVID-19 illness.

Fact #8 : Abnormal Blood Clots Seen In COVID-19 Deaths

As Monica Torres also explained, abnormal clots were found in people who died from COVID-19 infections “long before vaccinations were available“.

The US National Funeral Directors Association also said that its embalmers noticed similar abnormal blood clots in COVID-19 deaths, in both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

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Fact #9 : Blood Clot Risk Not Seen With mRNA Vaccines

I must point out that the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines do present a very small risk of developing serious blood clots that can be life-threatening.

Called Vaccine-induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT), or Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS), this condition is very unique in its combination of blood clots in large veins of the brains, abdomen and lungs, together with low platelet counts leading to bleeding tendencies.

It can be treated when diagnose on time, and is not caused by mRNA vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna – the vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines used in the United States.

Therefore, it is more likely that not that these blood clots have nothing to do with blood clots caused by the AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

Fact #10 : Swirling Blood In A Tube Is Not Evidence

Instead of an actual pathological evidence of how COVID-19 vaccines can possibly cause these white fibrous clots, Richard Hirschman just swirls some blood in what is probably embalming fluid, and remarks “you can almost see they are stringy looking”.

That’s the kind of “incredible evidence” this embalmer has come up with, and this is drivel that Died Suddenly is based on.

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Fact #11 : Embalmers Are Not Medical Examiners

I will end with this – embalmers are not pathologists. With all due respect to these professionals, they are not trained to conduct autopsies, take samples or conduct tests, never mind come to any conclusion about the cause of death.

That’s why the Died Suddenly video only features embalmers (and only a handful!) and not pathologists or forensic pathologists.

The medical examiners who did the actual autopsies would have seen these blood clots and tested them, before handing the bodies over to the embalmers.

The very fact that no medical examiner was featured in the “documentary” is because none of them found anything out of the ordinary.

Based on their experience with COVID-19 deaths, they would have noted the blood clots as common in such deaths, and not scream, “It must be the vaccine!“.

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