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Did Actress Charlbi Dean Die From Vaccine SADS?!

Did Charlbi Dean Kriek Die From Vaccine SADS?!

Did Triangle of Sadness star Charlbi Dean Kriek die from COVID-19 vaccine Sudden Adult Death Syndrome?!

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

Updated @ 2022-12-23 : Added Charlbi Dean’s official cause of death
Originally posted @ 2022-08-31

 

Claim : Charlbi Dean Kriek Died From Vaccine SADS!

Almost immediately after news broke that Charlbi Dean Kriek died suddenly, anti-vaccination activists started claiming that the model and star of the movie, Triangle of Sadness, died from vaccine-induced Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS).

Here are just some examples circulating on social media :

Just another sad covid 19 vaccine death. I’m so sorry for her. She had her whole life to live.

🇫🇷🇿🇦 RIP Charlbi Dean –
Décède subitement d’une maladie inconnue et inattendue. Vaccin?

🇫🇷🇿🇦 RIP Charlbi Dean –
Dies suddenly of an unknown and unexpected illness. Vaccine?

The shocking, sudden death of actress Charlbi Dean, age 32
Most likely a covid Vaccination death. The Vaccine is more deadly than Covid was. These sudden deaths will be happening more frequently and downplayed by The World Health and Big Pharma, but the truth is obvious.

Recommended : Died Suddenly : Anti-Vaccination Movie Lies Exposed!

 

Fact : Charlbi Dean Kriek Did Not Die From Vaccine SADS!

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

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why… and the current facts that we know so far.

Fact #1 : Charlbi Dean Died Within A Day

Charlbi Dean Kriek, a 32-year old model and actress from South Africa – passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022, at a New York City hospital.

Her representatives confirmed her death on Tuesday, saying that , Charlbi Dean had been unwell and was being treated for an “unexpected, sudden illness” when she passed away.

On Wednesday, August 31, 2022, her brother – Alex Jacobs Kriek explained to Rolling Stone that Charlbi Dean died from a lung infection that may have been complicated by the loss of her spleen from an earlier accident.

According to Jacobs, Charlbi experienced some “minor” symptoms that concerned her enough that she asked her fiancé, Luke Chase Volker, to take her to the emergency room. She then died in a matter of hours – on the same day.

This happened literally within the span of a day: getting a headache, going to sleep, waking up her boyfriend and saying please take me to the hospital.

Her boxing trainer, Gary Stark Jr, shared that she sparred with him just three days before she died. At that time, she appeared to be in good physical health.

However, on the day she died, she cancelled her boxing lesson at the last minute. This confirms what her brother said – she did not die suddenly, but suffered some kind of illness on the day she died.

Read more : Charlbi Dean’s Brother Reveals Her Cause Of Death!

Fact #2 : Charlbi Dean’s Cause Of Death Was Sepsis

Her brother was told that she likely died from a viral infection in her lungs, but her cause of death would be confirmed by an autopsy.

We still aren’t entirely sure (what happened). There’s an autopsy being done which we know might take quite a while. But what we have heard it that there was a viral infection in her lungs.

On Thursday, December 22, 2022, the New York City Medical Examiner officially revealed the cause of death for the Triangle of Sadness actress.

After conducting an autopsy on Charbli Dean, the medical examiner listed her cause of death as “bacterial sepsis“, that was “a complication from asplenia” caused by “remote blunt trauma to her torso“. Her death was ruled an accident.

The bacterial sepsis that killed Charlbi Dean was confirmed to be caused by a Gram-negative bacteria known as Capnocytophaga, which are commonly found in the mouths of humans and other mammals like cats and dogs.

Capnocytophaga bacteria generally do not pose any danger to people, but can cause illness, including sepsis, in immunocompromised people – like Charlbi Dean who lacks a spleen, or people on certain medications or have an autoimmune disease.

Fact #3 : She Had Her Spleen Removed Earlier

The autopsy results and coroner findings confirm what her brother, Alex Jacobs Kriek revealed earlier – Charlbi Dean had her spleen removed in 2009, after a “very, very bad car accident” that left her with a broken back and ribs.

They removed her spleen. It’s involved in fighting off infections, and that could have had something to do what happened. Her spleen not being there just added on to the reason why she perhaps couldn’t fight it off.

Read more : Charlbi Dean : Autopsy Confirms Her Cause of Death!

Fact #4 : Charlbi Dean Kriek Was Likely Vaccinated

While there is no direct evidence that Charlbi Dean Kriek was vaccinated against COVID-19, she was residing in New York City when she fell sick and passed away.

The United States currently requires non-residents to be fully-vaccinated to travel to the US. While it is possible to travel to the United States with a vaccine exemption, it is more than likely that Charlbi Dean was fully-vaccinated.

Fact #5 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Charlbi Dean was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, she would have received all of her doses many months ago.

She cannot possibly have died 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.

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.

Read more : Do mRNA Vaccines Cause Invasion Of Killer Lymphocytes

Fact #6 : Deaths / Injuries From COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Proven

Despite anti-vaccination activists chalking up celebrity deaths to the vaccine; death or injury from rare vaccine adverse effects like anaphylaxis, myocarditis and TTS can be proven.

If Charlbi Dean died from any vaccine side effects, they would have been picked up in the autopsy.

Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) from Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccines happens within minutes. That’s why people are asked to wait for 15-30 minutes after getting the vaccine. People who get an anaphylactic shock will require an epinephrine shot to quickly relieve it.

Vaccine-induced myocarditis has distinct histopathology findings that are different from typical myocarditis, so a pathologist will be able to determine if the myocarditis was caused by the vaccines or otherwise.

Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS) is very specific to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. It is also easily differentiated by its unique combination of blood clots in large veins of the brains, abdomen and lungs, together with low platelet counts leading to bleeding tendencies.

Fact #7 : COVID-19 Vaccines Proven Safe + Effective

COVID-19 vaccines underwent massive clinical trials, and were only approved after they were proven to be safe and effective.

In addition, they were constantly monitored after they received their approvals, which picked up rare side effects after they were administered to billions of people.

Anti-vaccination activists have often claimed that those who received the vaccine would die. Yet, the opposite was true – the vaccines are not only safe, they are effective in protecting people from getting hospitalised or dying from COVID-19.

Even prominent antivaxxer Steve Kirsch is healthy and well, despite being fully-vaccinated against COVID-19!

Read more : Antivax Steve Kirsch Admits He’s Fully-Vaccinated!

Fact #8 : Claims Of Celebrities Dying From COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

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

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance. Here is merely the latest dozen claims that have been proven false!

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

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Charlbi Dean : Autopsy Confirms Her Cause of Death!

The New York City Medical Examiner has confirmed the cause of death for Charlbi Dean Kriek who died suddenly  after filming Triangle of Sadness.

 

Brother : Autopsy Was Conducted On Charlbi Dean

Almost immediately after news broke that Charlbi Dean Kriek died suddenly after filming Triangle of Sadness, anti-vaccination activists claimed that the model and actress died from vaccine-induced Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS).

Her brother, Alex Jacobs Kriek, came out to rubbish those claims, calling them “completely out of question” and saying that it was “completely ridiculous and extremely naive” for people to claim Charlbi Dean died from the COVID-19 vaccine.

He also revealed that Charlbi Dean’s cause of death was a lung infection that may have been complicated by the loss of her spleen from an earlier accident.

Alex also explained that his sister was in a “very, very bad car accident” in 2009 that left her with a broken back and ribs. She eventually had to have her spleen removed, which may have contributed to her death in 2022.

Read more : Charlbi Dean’s Brother Reveals Her Cause Of Death!

 

Charlbi Dean : Autopsy Confirms Her Cause of Death!

On Thursday, December 22, 2022, the New York City Medical Examiner officially revealed the cause of death for the Triangle of Sadness actress, who was born Charlbi Dean Kriek on February 5, 1990.

After conducting an autopsy on Charbli Dean, the medical examiner listed her cause of death as “bacterial sepsis“, that was “a complication from asplenia” caused by “remote blunt trauma to her torso“. Her death was ruled an accident.

This confirms what her brother, Alex Jacobs Kriek revealed earlier – Charlbi Dean had her spleen removed in 2009, after a very bad car accident.

The bacterial sepsis that killed Charlbi Dean was confirmed to be caused by a Gram-negative bacteria known as Capnocytophaga, which are commonly found in the mouths of humans and other mammals like cats and dogs.

Capnocytophaga bacteria generally do not pose any danger to people, but can cause illness, including sepsis, in immunocompromised people – like Charlbi Dean who lacks a spleen, or people on certain medications or have an autoimmune disease.

The coroner did not make the full autopsy report public, so it is unknown if the Capnocytophaga bacteria came from another animal, or from Charlbi Dean herself – different species are present in the mouths of humans, versus the mouths of cats and dogs.

But one thing is for sure – Charlbi Dean did not die from the COVID-19 vaccine!

Charlbi Dean’s death occurred quickly – she died hours after getting hospitalised. Her brother explained how her condition deteriorated that day.

According to Jacobs, Charlbi experienced some “minor” symptoms that concerned her enough that she asked her fiancé, Luke Chase Volker, to take her to the emergency room. She then died in a matter of hours – on the same day.

This happened literally within the span of a day: getting a headache, going to sleep, waking up her boyfriend and saying please take me to the hospital.

We still aren’t entirely sure (what happened). There’s an autopsy being done which we know might take quite a while. But what we have heard it that there was a viral infection in her lungs.

Charli Dean joins a long list of celebrities whose deaths or injuries have been misused to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance. Here is merely the latest dozen claims that have been proven false!

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

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Charlbi Dean’s Brother Reveals Her Cause Of Death!

Charlbi Dean Kriek’s brother just revealed her cause of death, and it’s not from COVID-19 vaccines!

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

Updated @ 2022-12-22 : Added Charlbi Dean’s official cause of death
Originally posted @ 2022-09-02

 

Claim : Charlbi Dean’s Cause Of Death Was COVID-19 Vaccine!

Almost immediately after news broke that Charlbi Dean died suddenly, anti-vaccination activists started claiming that the model and actress died from the COVID-19 vaccine. Here are just some examples circulating on social media :

Surely it was due to the Vaccine? Actress Charlbi Dean dies

Just read that Charlbi Dean is dead at 32 ‘sudden unexpected illness’. The number of young sudden deaths and ‘young people not waking up’ is extremely disturbing. I will never use this mRNA garbage and 90% of people are FN sheep. (is there a nice way to say that?) #Covid #Vaccine

Actress Charlbi Dean dies aged 32 after ‘sudden illness’
Just another young persons sudden death that`s been on the increase since the Vax rollout, but nothing to see here hey?

 

Charlbi Dean’s Brother Reveals Her Cause Of Death!

On 31 August 2022, Charlbi Dean’s brother – Alex Jacobs Kriek spoke out publicly against claims that his sister died from COVID-19 vaccines.

That is completely out of the question, from our point of view. That’s not the first bandwagon you need to jump on. I think that’s completely ridiculous and extremely naïve.

He shared that Charlbi Dean’s cause of death was a lung infection that may have been complicated by the loss of her spleen from an earlier accident.

According to Jacobs, Charlbi experienced some “minor” symptoms that concerned her enough that she asked her fiancé, Luke Chase Volker, to take her to the emergency room. She then died in a matter of hours – on the same day.

This happened literally within the span of a day: getting a headache, going to sleep, waking up her boyfriend and saying please take me to the hospital.

We still aren’t entirely sure (what happened). There’s an autopsy being done which we know might take quite a while. But what we have heard it that there was a viral infection in her lungs.

Read more : Did Charlbi Dean Kriek Die From Vaccine SADS?!

Alex explained that his sister was in a “very, very bad car accident” in 2009 that left her with a broken back and ribs. She eventually had to have her spleen removed, which may have contributed to her death in 2022.

They removed her spleen. It’s involved in fighting off infections, and that could have had something to do what happened. Her spleen not being there just added on to the reason whey she perhaps couldn’t fight it off.

An autopsy was being conducted on Charlbi Dean Kriek, to determine the exact cause of her death, and on December 22, the coroner revealed her official cause of death.

New York City Medical Examiner officially announced that Charlbi Dean died from “bacterial sepsis“, that was “a complication from asplenia” caused by “remote blunt trauma to her torso“.

Her death was ruled an accident, and had nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines!

Read more : Did Charlbi Dean Kriek Die From Vaccine SADS?!

Charlbi Dean cannot possibly have died 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.

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.

Charli Dean joins a long list of celebrities whose deaths or injuries have been misused to create and propagate FAKE NEWS about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance. Here is merely the latest dozen claims that have been proven false!

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

Please help us FIGHT FAKE NEWS by sharing this fact check article out, and please SUPPORT our work!

Don’t forget to protect yourself, and your family, by vaccinating against COVID-19!

 

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Dr. Adrian Wong has been writing about tech and science since 1997, even publishing a book with Prentice Hall called Breaking Through The BIOS Barrier (ISBN 978-0131455368) while in medical school.

He continues to devote countless hours every day writing about tech, medicine and science, in his pursuit of facts in a post-truth world.

 

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Died Suddenly Movie : More Vaccine Lies Exposed!

Join us as we take a look at the many claims in the Died Suddenly movie, and show you what the facts really are!

 

Died Suddenly : An Anti-Vaccination “Documentary”

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

It appears to be nothing more than a mishmash of sudden death and fainting videos, packaged as “evidence” they must absolutely be caused by the COVID-19 vaccine.

The trouble is – the sudden deaths featured in his “documentary” were not confirmed to be caused by the COVID-19 vaccine. In fact, many of them did not even die!

Even those who died suddenly did not actually die from the COVID-19 vaccine, but from other causes that were already revealed publicly!

With some help from The Real Truther, I will expose the lies in the Died Suddenly “documentary”. This is a work in progress as the video is long, so I will be adding the lies and evidence as I go through it.

Read more : Did Embalmers Find Vaccine-Induced Blood Clots?!
Read more : Died Suddenly Caught Using Old Blood Clot Video!
Read more : Died Suddenly Caught Misusing Birth Defect Photos!

 

Died Suddenly : People Who Did NOT Die At All…

This section will contain people in the Died Suddenly video who did not die at all.

CNA Presenter Julie Yoo

1:03:14 of the Died Suddenly video featured a shot of CNA presenter Julie Yoo collapsing at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt at COP27 on November 9, 2022.

She did not die. She later stated that she was feeling a little unwell due to dehydration and low blood sugar. She rested that night, and was back on air the next day.

Brazilian Reporter Vanessa Medeiros

Right after Julie Yoo, Died Suddenly showed a short clip of Brazilian reporter Vanessa Medeiros collapsing on live TV. The incident happened in front of the police station in São Vicente, on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

What the Died Suddenly video does not tell you is that Vanessa Medeiros did not die, and her collapse had nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. She had syncope.

Vanessa mentioned that she was feeling unwell in the video, “With these three men, two backpacks with narcotics were seized… This man who is arrested, who will be arrested and is in the hospital… Sorry, guys, I’m not feeling well. Well…” before she collapsed.

Despite the dramatic video, Vanessa Medeiros did not fall to the ground. She was helped by her colleague Fernando Skillo, who leaned her against the wall. She fainted momentarily but quickly regained consciousness.

Her TV station, TV Tribuna, later issued a statement stating that she was doing well.

Argentinian Nutritionist Teresa Coccaro

The Died Suddenly video also features a shot of Argentinian nutritionist Teresa Coccaro collapsing on TV.

What it doesn’t tell you is that Teresa Coccaro did not die suddenly. She only fainted from syncope, and recovered soon after that.

American Nurse Tiffany Dover

The Died Suddenly video also showed a flash of Tiffany Dover fainting on TV. She too did not die, but fainted from syncope.

Read more : Did Nurse Faint After Getting Pfizer mRNA Vaccine?!

Florida Gators Basketball Star Keyontae Johnson

The Died Suddenly trailer features a video of Florida Gators basketball star Keyontae Johnson collapsing on the court.

The trouble is – Johnson collapsed at a game on December 12, 2020 – this was before the COVID-19 vaccines were made available! So he was most definitely not vaccinated when he collapsed.

On top of that, Keyontae Johnson did not die from the incident. He rejoined his team as a coach at the end of the month, and later joined Kansas State as a forward.

In fact, Keyontae Johnson was recently named Player of the Week on November 14, 2022!

Recommended : Did Hundreds Of Athletes Die Of COVID-19 Vaccine Effects?!

Turkish Driver Crashing His Bus

The Died Suddenly video showcased a Turkish bus driver who appeared to suddenly “die” while driving his vehicle in Istanbul, sometime in September 2022.

The bus driver, Ömer Odabaşı, actually suffered a heart attack. Despite crashing his bus into a roadside cutlery kiosk and four vehicles, no one was killed.

Ömer, the bus driver, and six other people were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. Ömer is still alive and well today.

Argentinian Woman Fainting Onto Moving Train

The Died Suddenly video also featured a young woman in Argentina who fainted and fell onto a moving train.

The 24 year-old woman, identified as Candela, fainted after not eating all day, and did not die suddenly from the COVID-19 vaccine.

In fact, she didn’t die from the incident, and was discharged from the hospital after a few days.

Recommended : Why Steve Kirsch Is Wrong That Taylor Hawkins Died From Vaccine

Brazilian Reporter Rafael Silva

The Died Suddenly video showed Brazilian reported Rafael Silva collapsing during the Alterosa Alerta program on January 3, 2022.

Rafael Silva did not die, and did not collapse due to the third (booster) dose of the COVID-19 vaccine he received earlier.

He was found to have a mitral annular disjunction (MAD) – a structural malformation in his heart that he was born with. He was discharged about two weeks later, with an automatic defibrillator to prevent a recurrence.

Austrian Journalist Rosa Lyon

The Died Suddenly video also featured an oft-used video clip of Austrian journalist Rosa Lyon collapsing just as her show,  ZiB on ORF 2, started.

She was taken to the hospital for treatment and monitoring. However, her collapse had nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccine because it happened on 30 September 2019.

That was 3 months before China reported an outbreak of a novel coronavirus that would end up becoming the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and more than 15 months before the first COVID-19 vaccines were available.

Colombian Actress Maria Collapsing On Carolina Cruz’s Día a Día Show

The Died Suddenly video also showed a clip of a Colombian actress called Maria collapsing on Carolina Cruz’s Día a Día show.

The incident happened on October 13, 2022, and the actress, Maria, did not die as the Died Suddenly video suggests.

Read more : Did Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Die From Vaccine?!

Queen’s Royal Guard Collapsing

The Died Suddenly trailer also featured this famous scene of the Queen’s Royal Guard collapsing during her funeral. I remember this very well, because I wrote an article about the Royal Guard’s collapse.

Naturally, the Royal Guard did not die suddenly from COVID-19 vaccines, but fainted after standing still for hours. He also recovered quickly after the incident, and is still very much alive and well.

Needless to say – his fainting had nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines.

Read more : Did The Queen’s Royal Guard Collapse From Vaccine?!

Comedian Heather McDonald Fainting On Stage

The Died Suddenly movie also showed a short clip of comedian Heather McDonald fainting on stage. However, she also did not die suddenly, but is very much alive.

She explained that she probably fainted because she did not eat or drink enough before the show. She was also nervous about having her family in the audience.

Again, another “sudden death” of someone who did not even die. Merely another case of fainting which had nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines.

Recommended : Did Bruce Willis Get Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

 

Died Suddenly : People Who Died From Other Causes

This section will contain people in the Died Suddenly video who died from other causes.

US Congressman Sean Casten’s Daughter, Gwen Casten

At around 7:27, the video highlighted the death of US Congressman Sean Casten’s daughter, Gwen.

Gwen Casten died from a sudden cardiac arrhythmia, not from any COVID-19 vaccine side effect.

Read more : Gwen Casten : Cause of Sudden Death NOT Vaccine!

Eric Cruz

At around 7:29, the video highlighted the death of a young man in a HuffPost article called “My Kind, Compassionate Son Died Unexpectedly“.

That article was written by Dolores Cruz, a mother who lost her son to a car accident. Her son, Eric Cruz, did not die from any COVID-19 vaccine side effect.

South Korean Artist Kim Jung Gi

At around 7:31, the video highlighted the death of South Korean visual artist Kim Jung Gi, who was at the Paris Airport when he complained of chest pains. He was taken to the hospital for surgery where he died.

Kim Jun Gi was confirmed to have died from a heart attack, not from any COVID-19 vaccine side effect.

Read more : Kim Jung Gi Died Of Heart Attack, Not SADS!

Canadian Actor Robert Cormier

At around 7:43, the video highlighted the sudden death of 33 year-old Canadian actor, Robert Cormier.

The truth is – Robert Cormier died in an Ontario hospital after sustaining injuries from a fall!

Read more : Robert Cormier : Cause of Death NOT Vaccine SADS!

Cheerleader Victoria Moody

18 year-old cheerleader Victoria Moody died on October 23, 2022 during surgery to remove blood clots in her lungs.

Pulmonary embolism is the third-leading cause of cardiovascular death in the United States, long before the COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Read more : Why Victoria Moody Did Not Die From Vaccine!

GenX Radio DJ Tim Gough

55 year-old Tim Gough died while broadcasting from his garden studio. The owner of GenX Radio later confirmed that Gough died from a heart attack.

COVID-19 vaccines do NOT cause heart attacks. Heart attacks, incidentally, kill about 58,000 people every year in the United Kingdom, long before the COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Read more : Radio DJ Tim Gough : Cause of Death NOT Vaccine!

Russian Hockey Player Konstatin Moruga

48 year-old Konstantin Moruga collapsed and died while playing at an amateur hockey game on Sunday evening, September 11, 2022.

His cause of death was confirmed to be sudden cardiac arrest, which has nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines.

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a significant risk factor for athletes. In the United States alone, half a million cases of sudden cardiac arrests are reported every year.

Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

American Actor Kevin Conroy

Kevin Conroy, who is best known for voicing Batman in the animated TV series, died on November 10, 2022 at the age of 66.

He died from colorectal cancer, not the COVID-19 vaccines. Unless detected early, colorectal cancer has a poor prognosis with a poor survival rate.

No matter what the Died Suddenly video may say, there is no evidence that the spike protein causes cancer.

In fact, if they are right that the spike protein causes cancer, a COVID-19 infection would pose a much greater of causing cancer as the virus replicates in our body and produces a TON more spike proteins, unlike the vaccine.

Former Football Player Bani Gbadyu

34 year-old former Pennsylvania State linebacker Bani Gbadyu died on Saturday, October 21, 2022.

He died from pancreatic cancer, not from any COVID-19 vaccine side effect. When Gbadyu was diagnosed earlier in October, he was already very sick, and was hospitalised in intensive care.

Pancreatic cancer is know as the silent killer, because it is often not detected until the cancer is very advanced and has spread throughout the body. The prognosis is therefore often very poor..

Student-Athlete Colette Baine

At around 47:02, Died Suddenly featured video clips of Colette Renee Baine, a 17 year-old student-athlete who died with family at her side on August 27, 2022.

According to her obituary, she was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2018, which was believed to have led to her passing. Her family also asked that donations be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of America in her memory.

Saudi Businessman Muhammad al-Qahtani

At around 45:56, Died Suddenly featured a short clip of Saudi businessman Muhammad al-Qahtani collapsing while giving a speech. He received medical attention but passed away.

His cause of death was never revealed, but could have been anything from a stroke to a heart attack or a cardiac arrest.

His death was never linked to the COVID-19 vaccine. In fact, it was unknown if al-Qahtani was ever vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first place!

Read more : Did Saudi Ambassador Muhammad al-Qahtani Die From Vaccine?!

This is a work in progress, so I will be adding to this article over time. Do check back shortly for more updates.

But as you can already tell – Died Suddenly isn’t a documentary, but an anti-vaccination propaganda video based on lies and misinformation.

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

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Died Suddenly : Other Lies + Misinformation

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.

For a detailed examination of their claims, please read my article, Did Embalmers Find Vaccine-Induced Blood Clots?!

The most shocking part of the Died Suddenly movie occurs at around 52:24, when it showed an open heart surgery, in which a massive blood clot was pulled out.

A man can be heard saying, “So this is coming out of a beating heart, alright. Look at this and tell me if it looks the same way“.

I eventually discovered that the video was of a completely unrelated surgery called “Pulmonary Embolectomy of DVT Saddle Pulmonary Embolism”.

Even more damning – the video was posted on April 2, 2019 – more than 9 months before the COVID-19 pandemic started, and over 1.5 years before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved!

Read more : Died Suddenly Caught Using Old Blood Clot Video!

More recently, I found that the Died Suddenly movie misused three photos of birth defects that occurred before the COVID-19 pandemic started, and long before the vaccines were approved!

At around 58:16 of the Died Suddenly movie, Dr. James A. Thorp, MD. – a 43 year veteran OBGYN  embalmer said that they were seeing a substantial increase in miscarriages and birth defects.

The three shocking photos shown at that time, were all of babies born long before the COVID-19 pandemic!

Read more : Died Suddenly Caught Misusing Birth Defect Photos!

 

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Died Suddenly Caught Misusing Birth Defect Photos!

The Stew Peters Died Suddenly movie was caught misusing photos of birth defects from before the COVID-19 pandemic!

 

Died Suddenly : Anti-Vaccination Claims Of Birth Defects

Anti-vaccination activist and conspiracy theorist Stew Peters recently released Died Suddenly – his “documentary” on sudden deaths blamed on “mysterious blood clots” caused by the COVID-19 vaccine.

The trouble is – the sudden deaths featured in his movie were not confirmed to be caused by the COVID-19 vaccine. In fact, many of them did not even die!

The movie was even caught using an old blood clot video from before the COVID-19 pandemic!

And now – its shocking photos of birth defects have been proven to have nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines!

Read more :Died Suddenly : More Lies In Antivax Video Exposed!
Read more : Died Suddenly Caught Using Old Blood Clot Video!

 

Died Suddenly Caught Misusing Birth Defect Photos!

At around 58:16 of the Died Suddenly movie, Dr. James A. Thorp, MD. – a 43 year veteran OBGYN  embalmer said that they were seeing a substantial increase in miscarriages and birth defects.

Three shocking photos of babies with birth defects flashed as Dr. Thorp was talking about birth defects.

When I investigated all three photos, I discovered that all three were wrongly attributed to the vaccine, and two photos were taken long before the COVID-19 pandemic even occurred!

Neonate With Large Cystic Hygroma

The first photo is of a 5 year-old neonate presenting with a large cystic hygroma in the neck. This photo was posted in March 2011.

That’s more than 8.5 years before the COVID-19 pandemic, and over 9.5 years before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved.

Just in case anti-vaccination activists try to claim that the COVID-19 vaccines have a Time Machine, a cystic hygroma (also known as a lymphangioma) is a birth defect that is not caused by vaccines.

Baby Eli With Congenital Arhinia

The second photo is of Baby Eli, who was born on March 4, 2015 to Brandi McGlathery and Troy Thompson.

That was more than 4.5 years before the COVID-19 pandemic, and over 5.5 years before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved.

Baby Eli was born without a nose – an extremely rare (one in 197 million) birth defect called congenital arhinia.

Eli also suffered from other problems – his soft palate did not develop properly, his brain sat lower in his head, and his pituitary gland was not working.

Tragically, Eli died two years later, on June 3, 2017 – 2.5 years before the COVID-19 pandemic, and 3.5 years before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved.

Indian Baby With Bilateral Oblique Facial Clefts

The third photo was a screenshot from an August 2021 YouTube video – at around 10:37, which was recorded by the Richardsons Face Hospitals.

It showed a 5 year-old Indian boy who was born with bilateral oblique facial clefts, and underwent surgery sometime in 2021.

Even though this photo was from 2021, the boy was born with this birth defect in 2016 – at least 3 years before the COVID-19 pandemic, and 4 years before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved.

You have to ask yourself – why must the creators of Died Suddenly use photos of children who were born with birth defects long before the COVID-19 vaccines were invented?

If what they say is true – they would have tens of thousands, if not millions, of examples of birth defects caused by the COVID-19 vaccines.

Yet, they had no choice but to use photos of birth defects from before the COVID-19 pandemic… WHY? That is a question the creators of Died Suddenly must answer.

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Did Kirstie Alley Die From Vaccine-Induced Cancer?!

Did Cheers star Kirstie Alley die suddenly from cancer caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?!

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

 

Claim : Kirstie Alley Died From Cancer Caused By Vaccine!

Right after news broke that Kirstie Alley died, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the 71-old star of Cheers and Drop Dead Gorgeous died from vaccine-induced cancer!

Here is a selection of social media posts accompanying links or articles on her death:

RIP. Why are so many people suddenly dying of cancer that started only months ago???? #DiedSuddenly

So Kirstie Alley died of cancer “only recently discovered.” Any bets as to vaccine status?

The jab vaccine compromised Kirstie Alley immune system it couldn’t fight the cancer. So, say doctors who haven’t been corrupted $$$$$.

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Truth : Kirstie Alley Did Not Die From Vaccine-Induced Cancer!

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

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why, and what we know so far…

Fact #1 : Kirstie Alley Died From Colon Cancer

Kirstie Alley (born Kirstie Louise Alley on January 12, 1951) died after battling colon cancer, which was recently discovered.

According to her family’s statement, she was cared for at the Moffitt Cancer Center before she passed away.

To all our friends, far and wide around the world…

We are sad to inform you that our incredible, fierce and loving mother has passed away after a battle with cancer, only recently discovered.

She was surrounded by her closest family and fought with great strength, leaving us with a certainty of her never-ending joy of living and whatever adventures lie ahead. As iconic as she was on screen, she was an even more amazing mother and grandmother.

We are grateful to the incredible team of doctors and nurses at the Moffitt Cancer Center for their care.

Our mother’s zest and passion for life, her children, grandchildren and her many animals, not to mention her eternal joy of creating, were unparalleled and leave us inspired to live life to the fullest just as she did.
We thank you for your love and prayers and ask that you respect our privacy at this difficult time.

With love always,

True and Lillie Parker

While her family did not state what cancer she suffered from, her manager confirmed the next day that it was colon cancer.

Fact #2 : Colon Cancer Is Difficult To Detect Early

Anti-vaccination activists are claiming that Kirstie Alley’s colon only started “months ago”, suggesting that it must have been caused by the COVID-19 vaccines she received.

First, I need to point out that her family and her manager did not share when Kirstie Alley was diagnosed with colon cancer. Her family only said that the cancer was recently discovered.

Just because the cancer was recently discovered, does not mean that it only just “started”.

Colon cancer is known as a “silent killer”, because it produces vague, mild symptoms like stomach cramps, weight loss, bloating, etc. until it’s much too advanced to treat or cure.

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Fact #3 : Colon Cancer Is Rather Common

Colon cancer is actually rather common – it is the fourth most common cancer in the United States, and the second deadliest cancer, after lung cancer.

The National Cancer Institute estimates that over 150,000 new colorectal cancer cases will be detected in 2022, while over 52,000 people suffering from colorectal cancer are expected to die this year.

Nearly 90%of colorectal cancer patients are 50 years or older. Kirstie Alley was 71 years old when she died from colon cancer.

You may recall that Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman died from colorectal cancer on August 28, 2020, at a young age of just 43. This, you may note, was months before the first COVID-19 vaccines were approved.

Fact #4 : Kirstie Alley Was Not Vaccinated Against COVID-19

It is hilarious to see anti-vaccination activists throw one of their own under the bus.

Like Aaron Carter, Kirstie Alley was anti-vaccination and never received the COVID-19 vaccine! She stated her stance clearly in an October 17, 2021 tweet:

Get the vaccines and boosters, I don’t care… but until they can prevent me from getting COVID or prevent you from getting it.. I won’t be getting it and will ignore mandates to get it.. seems fair to me

On February 15, she confirmed that she was never vaccinated against COVID-19.

Are you sure? I can assure you I’ve not been vaxxed.. but feel free to. That’s the point I try to make. It should be free will to get jabbed or not get jabbed because either way, you have to live or die with the consequences

The COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United States, despite what anti-vaccination activists may claim.

Let me be clear – Kirstie Alley was not vaccinated against COVID-19, just like Kaden Clymer who antivaxxers falsely claimed suffered a 6-foot long blood clot from the vaccine!

Read more : Kaden Clymer : 6-Foot Blood Clot NOT From Vaccine!

Fact #5 : Claims Of Celebrities Injured By COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

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

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance. Here is the latest dozen of other false celebrity claims!

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

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Died Suddenly Caught Using Old Blood Clot Video!

The Stew Peters Died Suddenly movie was just caught misusing an old blood clot video from before the COVID-19 pandemic!

 

Died Suddenly : Anti-Vaccination Blood Clot Movie

Anti-vaccination activist and conspiracy theorist Stew Peters recently released Died Suddenly – his “documentary” on sudden deaths blamed on “mysterious blood clots” caused by the COVID-19 vaccine.

The trouble is – the sudden deaths featured in his movie were not confirmed to be caused by the COVID-19 vaccine. In fact, many of them did not even die!

Even those who died suddenly did not actually die from the COVID-19 vaccine, but from other causes that were already revealed publicly!

And now – the most shocking part of the documentary has been proven to be recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic!

Read more : Died Suddenly : More Lies In Antivax Video Exposed!

 

Died Suddenly Caught Using 2019 Blood Clot Video!

The most shocking part of the Died Suddenly movie occurs at around 52:24, when embalmer Nicky Rupright King said that a medical doctor could only see the blood clots that she saw, if they actually went internally into the body.

In other words, she was suggesting that doctors would be able to see these blood clots only if they surgically opened up the patient’s body.

The movie then segues to show an open heart surgery, in which a massive blood clot is pulled out.

A man can be heard saying, “So this is coming out of a beating heart, alright. Look at this and tell me if it looks the same way“.

Read more : Did Embalmers Find Vaccine-Induced Blood Clots?!

Original Video Was Posted In April 2019

That video clip was actually “stolen” from Dr. Eric Beyer’s YouTube channel. The original video was posted on April 2, 2019.

In other words – this video has nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines, which were not approved until 20.5 months later.

In fact, the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan was not reported until almost 9 months after this video was posted!

Video Shows Removal Of Lung Blood Clot

Dr. Eric Beyer’s video was clearly titled “Pulmonary Embolectomy DVT Saddle Pulmonary Embolism” – the removal of a large blood clot (thrombus) that got stuck where the main pulmonary artery branches off to go into each lung. Hence the name – saddle pulmonary embolism.

it is impossible that Stew Peters and his Died Suddenly team were not aware of what the video was really about. The original video also had running commentary by Dr. Beyer as he conducted that surgery.

Video Edited To Remove Dr. Erik Beyer’s Overlay

Dr. Erik Breyer’s original video had a watermark with his name at the point where the large blood clot is pulled out of the pulmonary artery.

But in Died Suddenly movie, that part was edited out, leaving a sudden “jump” in video if you look carefully.

Why did the Died Suddenly team edit out Dr. Breyer’s watermark? What did they have to hide?

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Is Chris Hemsworth Taking Break Over Alzheimer’s Gene News?!

Is Chris Hemsworth taking a break from acting, after discovering he has a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease?!

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

 

Claim : Chris Hemsworth Is Taking Break Over Alzheimer’s Gene News!

The entertainment industry is abuzz over a Vanity Fair article about Chris Hemsworth, after he revealed that he has a genetic predisposition for Alzheimer’s disease!

Many reported that Chris Hemsworth has decided to take a break from acting after receiving the news he has not one, but two APOE4 genes, which predisposes to Alzheimer’s disease.

The Star : Chris Hemsworth to take acting break after Alzheimer’s predisposition discovery

MARCA : Chris Hemsworth is taking a break from acting after discovering his high Alzheimer’s risk

GameSpot : Chris Hemsworth Taking A Break From Acting After Discovering He Is At Risk For Alzheimer’s

Variety : Chris Hemsworth ‘Taking Time Off,’ Discovered Genetic Predisposition for Alzheimer’s Disease: ‘I’m Going to Just Simplify’

 

Truth : Chris Hemsworth NOT Taking Break Over Alzheimer’s Gene News!

Unfortunately, this is yet another case of FAKE NEWS created by writers who did not read the Vanity Fair article, or just wanted to inject more drama into the story…

Fact #1 : Chris Hemsworth Was Tested While Filming Limitless

First, let’s start with some basic facts about how Chris Hemsworth came to discover he had a genetic predisposition for developing Alzheimer’s disease.

  1. Earlier this year, Chris Hemsworth worked on the National Geographic documentary series, Limitless, which looks at how we might be able to push back on the natural aging process.
  2. To prepare for the fifth episode on the topic of Memory, he underwent tests, which eventually revealed that he had a very strong predisposition to develop Alzheimer’s disease.
  3. Specifically, the tests show that he has two copies of the APOE4 gene – one from his mother, and one from his father.
  4. According to a 2021 National Institutes of Health study, one in four people will carry a single copy of the gene, but only 2 to 3% of the population will have both copies of the APOE4 gene.

Okay, now that you have the context, let’s take a look at why Chris Hemsworth is NOT taking a break from acting over this shocking discovery.

Fact #2 : Chris Hemsworth Does NOT Have Alzheimer’s Disease

Let me start by clearing up another claim – that Chris Hemsworth already has Alzheimer’s disease.

No, Chris Hemsworth does NOT have Alzheimer’s disease. He was only joking when he suggested that his “memory’s getting worse“.

CH : Since you told me that, I feel like my memory’s getting worse. It’s a placebo effect—or it’s taking place! [Laughs]

VF : Anytime you forget something it’s like, “Oh no, is this it?”

CH : Yeah, it’s my excuse now. 

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Fact #3 : Chris Hemsworth May Not Develop Alzheimer’s Disease

Having two copies of the APOE4 gene does NOT necessarily mean Chris Hemsworth will develop Alzheimer’s disease in the future.

APOE4 (also known as apolipoprotein E) is not a pre-deterministic gene, although it strongly predisposes towards the development of Alzheimer’s disease. It also doesn’t help that Chris Hemworth’s grandfather has Alzheimer’s disease.

That said – neither of his parents have developed Alzheimer’s disease, and it is possible that Chris may not develop it either.

That’s why genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease is not recommended for most people – a positive result does not necessarily mean you will develop it, but could result in undue stress and anxiety.

Fact #4 : Risk Of Alzheimer’s Can Be Reduced

Regardless of any genetic predisposition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease can be reduced by these ways:

  • regular exercise
  • managing your blood sugar level
  • maintaining a healthy weight
  • stop smoking
  • avoid excessive drinking
  • getting enough sleep

Chris took the test results in stride, and saw them as a way to be prepared and work to prevent it from happening:

Like everything in the show I went, “Okay, great. I now have to work on this more.” If you look at Alzheimer’s prevention, the benefit of preventative steps is that it affects the rest of your life. ]

When you have preposition to cardiovascular heart disease, cancer, anything—it’s all about sleep management, stress management, nutrition, movement, fitness. It’s all kind of the same tools that need to be applied in a consistent way.

Fact #5 : Chris Hemsworth Has Been Working Less

Chris Hemsworth then told Vanity Fair that he has become more selective in who he works with, because he has a wife and three young kids.

Now, if something’s going to pull me away from my family and my kids, it’s got to be a positive, constructive, collaborative experience. I shot with George Miller on the new prequel to Fury Road, part of the Mad Max saga, and I said to my agent said, “That’s where I want to spend my work hours; with someone who is kind and collaborative and interesting.”

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Fact #6 : Chris Hemsworth Is Just Taking Some Time Off

When Chris Hemsworth talked about a different Limitless episode he did on death, he realised that he didn’t want to miss watching his kids grow up:

“Oh my God, they’re getting older, they’re growing up and I keep slapping another movie on top of another movie.” Before you know it, they’re 18 and they’ve moved out of house, and I missed the window.

That was the trigger for him to decide on “taking some time off“. It’s no different from how we all need a break, and go on a holiday, or spend more time with the family.

Now when I finish this tour this week, I’m going home and I’m going to have a good chunk of time off and just simplify. Be with the kids, be with my wife.

To be clear – Chris Hemsworth is just taking a holiday, and that had NOTHING to do with the discovery he has a predisposition to develop Alzheimer’s disease in the future.

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Fact #7 : Chris Hemsworth Still Wants To Act

Just in case it was not clear enough that he’s not going to quit acting, Chris Hemsworth told Vanity Fair that he is still excited about acting, but is just “going to recharge” and “not be so focused on … what’s next”.

I can talk to you for hours about what I want to do, but it doesn’t fill my head 24/7 like it used to. That’s not out of having lost any of the passion for it, it’s just a sense of contentment, and with being very proud of what I’ve done and the experiences I’ve had. I welcome whatever comes next.

As if sensing that some writer out there is going to misunderstand what he told Vanity Fair, Chris Hemsworth repeated that he was not talking about retiring.

I’m not talking about retiring by any means, but like you said: it’s a more curated approach to things.

So let’s not make up stories about how poor Chris Hemsworth is so distraught that he has to take a break from acting to sob over the possibility of developing Alzheimer’s disease in the distant future.

Anyone who actually bothered to read the Vanity Fair interview would have seen him as a man on a mission to enjoy some time with his young family, while working to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in the future, because he knows what matters most to him, more than his fans or the films he makes – his family.

 

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Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro Review: 24-bit Audio FTW!

The Galaxy Buds2 Pro is the latest AKG-tune TWS earbuds with active noise cancellation from Samsung!

Find out just how good it really is, and why its 24-bit audio support is something audiophiles will love!

 

Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro : What’s In The Box?

First, let’s take a quick look at what’s inside the box.

Samsung kindly provided us with a better unboxing video than we could have done ourselves.

Inside, you will find the following items :

  • A pair of Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro storage + charging case
  • Guide Start Guide
  • USB-C to USB-C charging cable
  • Two sets of extra ear tips (small and large)

 

Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro : Key Features

The Galaxy Buds 2 is the latest AKG-tuned TWS earbuds from Samsung, with a slew of improvements.

Despite its name, it is the second generation version of the ultra-premium Galaxy Buds Pro, and not an improved version of the Galaxy Buds2 we reviewed last year.

Comfort

These are amongst the lightest and smallest earbuds I ever tried. Each earbud weighs just 5.5 grams and are 15% smaller.

They feel less intrusive, and are also more discreet than the last generation Buds Pro – fitting snugly into your ear.

The earbuds come with medium ear tips fitted, but the package includes small and large ear tips, allowing you to swap them out for a snug fit.

IPX7 Water Resistant

Unlike the Galaxy Buds2, the Galaxy Buds2 Pro are IPX7 water-resistant, so you can carry on using them even in the rain!

While they are officially rated to withstand submersion in up to 1 metre of fresh water for up to 30 minutes, Samsung do not advise you use them at the beach or in the pool.

I should also point out that the charging case itself is NOT water-resistant, so please make sure you keep it dry. In addition, you must dry the Galaxy Buds2 Pro before you put them back into the charging case.

Even so, water-resistance is one of the things I love about Samsung wearables and smartphones. As a rather clumsy person, I’ve dropped my fair share of gadgets, and more often than not – into pools of rainwater, or even swimming pools!

Active Noise Cancellation

Budget ANC earbuds use one microphone, with mid-range ANC earbuds like the Galaxy Buds2 use up to two microphones to receive ambient noise for cancellation.

The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro uses three microphones with high signal-to-noise (SNR) ratio to expand the amount of ambient noise it can cancel, and you can tell the difference. Its ANC performance is markedly improved from the last generation.

I managed to test them out on two turboprop flights which are noticeably louder than your typical airliner, and they worked great! The noise outside the planes was greatly muted, and once onboard, it’s like you are in your own oasis of peace and quiet.

If you need to listen to someone speak, there is an Ambient mode that temporarily disables ANC and lets you listen to the outside world. When you take out one earbud, the other earbud cleverly switches to Ambient mode so you don’t get disorientated, and switches back to ANC when you put the earbud back on.

You don’t even have to turn Ambient mode manually like with the Galaxy Buds2. The Galaxy Buds2 Pro comes with the Voice Detect feature, which automatically activates Ambient mode when you start talking! Just make sure you enable it in your Galaxy Wearable app first!

24-bit Audio

If you are an audiophile, you will love the 24-bit audio support in the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro.

24-bit audio has been around for a while, offering higher audio resolution and fidelity. However, adoption has been limited so far to expensive music players and audio devices.

After all, the entire chain – from the music file to the music player (software or hardware) and the earphones / headphones, plus the connectivity between them – must support 24-bit audio.

So it’s great to see Samsung driving the 24-bit audio effort forward by making sure that its mobile devices support 24-bit audio. Just make sure you upgrade to the One UI 4.0 or higher, to enable its proprietary Samsung Seamless Hi-Fi codec.

Built on the Scalable Codec it introduced several years ago, the Samsung Seamless codec is able to encode full 24-bit audio to transmit to the Galaxy Buds2 Pro wirelessly.

The only downside is that it’s proprietary, and will only work with Samsung Galaxy devices running One UI 4.0 or higher.

360 Audio

The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro also supports 360 Audio, which is basically their version of the spatial audio feature in Apple AirPods. It’s not enabled by default, because you may not want to turn it on all the time.

The 360 Audio feature only works with apps and content that support Dolby Atmos surround sound. When enabled, it delivers a 360-degree surround sound effect for a more immersive experience.

On top of that, the Galaxy Buds2 Pro supports head tracking, so the 360 audio you hear will actually change with your head movement!

While it doesn’t do much for music (very few are encoded for Dolby Atmos), you should enable it for movies and games.

Connectivity

The Galaxy Buds2 Pro connects wirelessly to your devices using Bluetooth 5.3, with support for AAC, SBC and Samsung’s new Seamless codec, but not aptX, LDAC or LHDC. Again, please note that the Samsung Seamless codec is proprietary, and will only work with their devices running on One UI 4.0 and above.

These earbuds do not offer Bluetooth multipoint connectivity, which means they can only be connected to one device at any one time.

They support automatic switching between Samsung Galaxy devices using the same Samsung account, but if you want to switch from your Samsung Galaxy smartphone to your laptops you need to manually switch using the Bluetooth menu.

Battery Life

The biggest problem I have with the Buds2 Pro though is its short battery life of about 5 hours with ANC enabled. I can get about 8 hours with ANC disabled, but that’s still on the low side for premium earbuds.

This is really a trade off – a larger battery (and consequently, longer battery life) would mean a heavier and more obtrusive earbuds. There is only so much Samsung can squeeze out of the tiny 61 mAh battery in each earbud.

The charging case with an internal 515 mAh battery provides another 13 hours of extra battery life (ANC enabled), or 21 hours (ANC disabled) – roughly 2.5 full charges.

They support quick charging though – a 5 minute charge will get you about an hour of battery life.

Pro Tip : Get into the habit of popping these earbuds into their case whenever you are not using, and you will never run out of battery life.

 

Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro : Our Verdict

If you want the very best TWS earbuds with active noise cancellation technology from Samsung, there can be no doubt – the Galaxy Buds2 Pro is it.

It is amazing that such a small package comes with so many great features – 24-bit audio with 360 Audio, active noise cancellation with three SNR microphones, and IPX7 water resistance.

While the Galaxy Buds2 Pro is not cheap, those features do really make a real difference in the enjoyment of your music, videos and games.

For those reasons, I think it deserves no less than our Reviewer’s Choice Award!

Just be aware of its relatively short battery life, lack of Bluetooth multipoint connectivity, and reliance on a proprietary codec which limits 24-bit audio to Samsung devices.

If you are in the Samsung ecosystem and would like to enjoy 24-bit audio and/or surround sound, you can’t go wrong with the Galaxy Buds2 Pro.

But if you are not using a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, or do not need 24-bit audio support, then these are not the earbuds you are looking for. You are better off buying the cheaper Galaxy Buds2!

 

Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro : Where To Buy?

The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 is priced at RM899 / S$328 / US$229 / £189 / A$349.

Here are some online purchase options (prices accurate as of 11 November 2022) :

 

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Robbie Coltrane : True Cause of Death Confirmed!

The true cause of death for Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, has been confirmed, and he did NOT die from vaccine sudden death!

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

 

Claim : Vaccine Was Cause of Sudden Death for Robbie Coltrane!

Right after news broke that the Robbie Coltrane died at 72 years of age, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the actor who played Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films died from vaccine-induced sudden death (SADS / VIDS / VDS)!

Here is a selection of social media posts accompanying links or articles on his death:

Robbie Coltrane – ANOTHER vaccine death

robbie coltrane dies from the vaccine

The jab killed Robbie Coltrane. So sad. R.I.P Robbie #CovidVaccine

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Robbie Coltrane : True Cause of Death Confirmed!

It’s now a tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all celebrity deaths or illnesses on the COVID-19 vaccine. But unsurprisingly, their claims have been proven FALSE yet again…

Robbie Coltrane (born Anthony Robert McMillan) OBE passed away at the Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, Scotland on Friday, October 14, 2022.

His agent, Belinda Wright, announced his death in a statement that said:

My client and friend Robbie Coltrane OBE passed away on Friday October 14. Robbie was a unique talent, sharing the Guinness Book of Records’ Award for winning three consecutive Best Actor Baftas.

He will probably be best remembered for decades to come as Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, a role which brought joy to children and adults alike all over the world, prompting a stream of fan letters every week for over 20 years.

For me personally I shall remember him as an abidingly loyal client. As well as being a wonderful actor, he was forensically intelligent, brilliantly witty and after 40 years of being proud to be called his agent, I shall miss him.

He is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice and their mother Rhona Gemmell. They would like to thank the medical staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert for their care and diplomacy.

Nine days later, his ex-wife, Rhona Gemmell registered Robbie Coltrane’s death in Glasgow.

Robbie Coltrane’s death certificate revealed that his official cause of death was multiple organ failure.

At the time of his death, Robbie Coltrane also suffered from sepsis, a lower respiratory tract infection, Type 2 diabetes, heart block, and obesity. Those factors, together with multiple organ failures, led to his death.

Robbie Coltrane was in ill health for the past two years, stating that he was in “constant pain all day” and disabled.

Back in 2016, he revealed that he had osteoarthritis, which caused his severe pain and limited his mobility even then. He would end up using a walking stick, and eventually, a wheelchair in 2019 while waiting to undergo knee replacement (arthroplasty) operation in the United States.

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease, and is associated with an increased risk of falling, bone fractures, and premature death.

Coltrane appeared to be aware of his mortality, reflecting on it in a HBO special for the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter franchise:

The legacy of the movies is that my children’s generation will show them to their children, so you could be watching it in 50 years’ time. I’ll not be here sadly, but Hagrid will.

Earlier this year, Robbie Coltrane was said to be having serious health issues. In June 2022, he was forced to pull out of London’s Comic Con due to medical reasons.

Recommended : Gwen Casten : Cause of sudden death NOT vaccine!

Robbie Coltrane joins a long list of celebrities whose deaths or injuries were falsely blamed on the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Robbie Coltrane Did Not Die Of Vaccine Sudden Death!

Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, is the latest victim of anti-vaccination activists who claim that he was a victim of vaccine sudden death!

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

Updated @ 2022-10-23 : Added Robbie Coltrane’s cause of death, and additional details about his health.

Originally posted @ 2022-10-16

 

Claim : Robbie “Hagrid” Coltrane Died From Vaccine Sudden Death!

Right after news broke that the Robbie Coltrane died at 72 years of age, anti-vaccination activists immediately claimed that the actor who played Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter films died from vaccine-induced sudden death (SADS / VIDS)!

Here is a selection of social media posts accompanying links or articles on his death:

Was Robbie Coltrane’s relatively young passing to do with a covid vaccine?

robbie coltrane dies from the vaccine

The jab killed Robbie Coltrane. So sad. R.I.P Robbie #CovidVaccine

Recommended : Sara Lee : New Victim Of Vaccine Sudden Death Claim!

 

Truth : Robbie Coltrane Did NOT Die From Vaccine Sudden Death!

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

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created and propagated by anti-vaccination activists, and here are the reasons why, and what we know so far…

Fact #1 : Robbie Coltrane’s Cause Of Death Was Multiple Organ Failure

Robbie Coltrane (born Anthony Robert McMillan) OBE passed away at the Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, Scotland on Friday, October 14, 2022.

His agent, Belinda Wright, announced his death in a statement that said:

My client and friend Robbie Coltrane OBE passed away on Friday October 14. Robbie was a unique talent, sharing the Guinness Book of Records’ Award for winning three consecutive Best Actor Baftas.

He will probably be best remembered for decades to come as Hagrid in the Harry Potter films, a role which brought joy to children and adults alike all over the world, prompting a stream of fan letters every week for over 20 years.

For me personally I shall remember him as an abidingly loyal client. As well as being a wonderful actor, he was forensically intelligent, brilliantly witty and after 40 years of being proud to be called his agent, I shall miss him.

He is survived by his sister Annie Rae, his children Spencer and Alice and their mother Rhona Gemmell. They would like to thank the medical staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert for their care and diplomacy.

Nine days later, his ex-wife, Rhona Gemmell registered Robbie Coltrane’s death in Glasgow.

Robbie Coltrane’s death certificate revealed that his official cause of death was multiple organ failure.

At the time of his death, Robbie Coltrane also suffered from sepsis, a lower respiratory tract infection, Type 2 diabetes, heart block, and obesity. Those factors, together with multiple organ failures, led to his death.

So let me repeat this for the record – Robbie Coltrane did NOT die from COVID-19 vaccines. His cause of death was multiple organ failure, complicated by sepsis, lower respiratory tract infection, Type 2 diabetes, heart block, and obesity.

Read more : Robbie Coltrane : True Cause of Death Confirmed!

Fact #2 : Robbie Coltrane Was In Ill Health

Robbie Coltrane was in ill health for the past two years, stating that he was in “constant pain all day” and disabled.

Back in 2016, he revealed that he had osteoarthritis, which caused his severe pain and limited his mobility even then. He would end up using a walking stick, and eventually, a wheelchair in 2019 while waiting to undergo knee replacement (arthroplasty) operation in the United States.

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease, and is associated with an increased risk of falling, bone fractures, and premature death.

Coltrane appeared to be aware of his mortality, reflecting on it in a HBO special for the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter franchise:

The legacy of the movies is that my children’s generation will show them to their children, so you could be watching it in 50 years’ time. I’ll not be here sadly, but Hagrid will.

Earlier this year, Robbie Coltrane was said to be having serious health issues. In June 2022, he was forced to pull out of London’s Comic Con due to medical reasons.

Recommended : Gwen Casten : Cause of sudden death NOT vaccine!

Fact #3 : Unknown If Robbie Coltrane Was Vaccinated Against COVID-19

It is currently unknown if Robbie Coltrane was vaccinated against COVID-19, so it would be wrong for anyone to claim that he died from COVID-19 vaccine side effects.

For all we know – he may not even be vaccinated! The COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory in the United Kingdom, despite what anti-vaccination activists may claim.

Fact #4 : SADS Is An Inherited Heart Condition

It is ludicrous to claim that COVID-19 vaccines cause sudden arrhythmic death syndrome (SADS), because SADS was first documented in 1977 – long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented!

Despite what anti-vaccination activists may tell you – SADS is not a new vaccine-related syndrome.

SADS is an inherited problem with your heart’s electrical system, which produces an abnormal heart rhythm that leads to a cardiac arrest. That’s why it can be prevented by implanting a cardioverter-defribillator.

SADS also occurs at a rate of 0.12 to 0.21 per 100,000 people every single year. In other words, approximately 9,000 to 16,000 people die from SADS every single year, before the COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

The UK Office for National Statistics data on Sudden Adult Deaths from 2016 to 2020 also showed NO INCREASE in SADS cases, demonstrating that COVID-19 vaccines did not increase the prevalence of SADS.

Note : There is no 2021 data until sometime in December 2022. The 2020 data was only released on 22 December 2021.

Vaccination in the United Kingdom started on 8 December 2020, with over a million doses administered by end of the month. Despite (false) claims that the vaccines cause SADS, that did not result in an increase in SADS cases.

Years Sudden Adult Death
Syndrome Cases
2016 116
2017 63
2018 53
2019 87
2020 115

Fact #5 : Vaccine-Induced Death Syndrome Does Not Exist

After social media filters started clamping down on SADS, anti-vaccination activists have coined a new term – Vaccine-Induced Death Syndrome (VIDS or VDS).

There is no such thing as Vaccine-Induced Death Syndrome. It is simply a term they made up to blame every sudden death on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Despite what anti-vaccination activists claim, COVID-19 vaccines do not cause people to suddenly die.

Read more : Robert Cormier : Cause of Death NOT Vaccine SADS!

Fact #6 : Vaccine Side Effects Appear Within Hours / Days

Even if Robbie Coltrane was fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, he would have received all of his vaccine doses many months ago.

He cannot possibly have died from a vaccine side effect, because they appear within hours or days, not many 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.

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.

Fact #7 : Deaths / Injuries From COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Proven

Despite anti-vaccination activists chalking up celebrity deaths to the vaccine; death or injury from rare vaccine adverse effects like anaphylaxis, myocarditis and VITT can be proven.

Anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) from Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccines happens within minutes. That’s why people are asked to wait for 15-30 minutes after getting the vaccine. People who get an anaphylactic shock will require an epinephrine shot to quickly relieve it.

Vaccine-induced myocarditis has distinct histopathology findings that are different from typical myocarditis, so a pathologist will be able to determine if the myocarditis was caused by the vaccines or otherwise.

Vaccine-induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT) is very specific to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. It is also easily differentiated by its unique combination of blood clots in large veins of the brains, abdomen and lungs, together with low platelet counts leading to bleeding tendencies.

Recommended : Did Vaccine Injury Force Justin Bieber To Cancel Tour?!

Fact #8 : Claims Of Celebrities Injured By COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

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

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance.

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Chris Tucker Is Latest Celeb Killed In Death Hoax!

Find out why Chris Tucker went viral on social media, and became the latest celebrity to get killed in a death hoax!

 

Claim : Chris Tucker Is Dead / Died On The Way To The Hospital!

Chris Tucker went viral on social media over the weekend, after people started posting that he just died on the way to the hospital.

It apparently started when a Facebook page called R.I.P. Chris Tucker was created on Friday, September 30, 2022, harvesting over a million page likes with this viral message:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Friday (September 30, 2022), our beloved actor Chris Tucker passed away. Chris Tucker was born on August 31, 1972 in Atlanta. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.

In addition, YouTube creators created videos claiming that the 5th Element and Rush Hour star just died on the way to the hospital.

Read more : Fergie Is Another Victim Of Celebrity Death Hoax!

 

Truth : Chris Tucker Is Not Dead, He’s Very Much Alive!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS on Facebook and YouTube that was created to harvest Likes and video views, and here are there reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Announcement By His Agent

Chris Tucker signed with ICM Partners in April 2021, to represent him in all areas. If he died, ICM Partners would definitely issue a public statement.

Despite claims that they issued a statement on 1 October 2022, there was no such statement. Neither did his long-time manager Tracy Kramer issue any statement about his death.

Fact #2 : Jamia Tucker Did Not Mention His Death

If Chris Tucker really died, you would have expected his family members to post about it.

His niece, singer Jamia Tucker, for example shared an audition for THE WIZ, but never mentioned that her uncle died.

Fact #3 : Chris Tucker Is Currently Filming + Touring

Chris Tucker joined the cast of an upcoming movie about Nike’s pursuit of Michael Jordan for his iconic shoe deal sometime in June 2022.

In addition, he is also touring the United States for live stand-up comedy shows :

  • October 8 : Chandler, Arizona
  • October 15 : Valley Center, California
  • November 11 : Robinsonville, Mississippi
  • November 12 : Lake Charles, Louisiana

If he had actually died, the movie production would have to stop, and his live shows would have to be cancelled, with producers for both efforts issuing their own press releases.

Yet neither have happened – production of the Nike movie appears to continue as normal, and there has been no cancellation of any of Chris Tucker’s live shows.

Fact #3 : No Mention In Mainstream Media

The mainstream media has prepared obituaries for celebrities, and would be amongst the first to break the story.

Yet, not a single newspaper or news network like CNN / BBC, not even celebrity blogs like TMZ, broke the story that Chris Tucker died?

That’s because it never happened – Chris Tucker is very much still alive, and well.

Fact #4 : Chris Tucker Death Videos Offer No Evidence

The videos purportedly showing Chris Tucker dead, or bring driven to the hospital, are all fake.

They do not show him dying or dead. They also offer no evidence that he is actually dead.

Their creators just made up the story to generate views, for the ad money.

Fact #5 : This Is Just Another Example Of Celebrity Fake News

This is yet another example of fake news created by rumour and fake news blogs to drive traffic and increase page views for ad money. Here are examples of other celebrity fake news that we debunked earlier:

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Did James Earl Jones Sign Over Rights To His Voice?!

James Earl Jones did NOT sign over the Darth Vader voice rights to Lucasfilm, or a Ukrainian AI company!

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

 

Claim : James Earl Jones Signed Over Darth Vader Voice Rights!

Many media outlets breathlessly reported that James Earl Jones, who voiced Darth Vader, had apparently signed over the rights to his own voice!

They claimed that he was retiring from voicing Darth Vader, and signed over the rights to his voice to Respeecher, a Ukrainian AI technology company.

Gizmodo : James Earl Jones is Retiring from Darth Vader, But an AI Firm Owns His Voice

New York Post : James Earl Jones gives rights to Darth Vader voice to Ukrainian AI company

Mashable : James Earl Jones signs over rights to voice of Darth Vader to be replaced by AI

Deadline : James Earl Jones Signs Over Rights To Voice Of Darth Vader, Signalling Retirement From Legendary Role

Verge : James Earl Jones lets AI take over the voice of Darth Vader

Recommended : Was Donald Trump Queen Elizabeth II’s Favourite President?!

 

Truth : James Earl Jones Did NOT Sign Over Darth Vader Voice Rights!

It is peculiar that so many mainstream media FALSELY reported that James Earl Jones signed over the rights to his own voice.

That is categorically FALSE, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Vanity Fair Never Said He Signed Over Rights To Darth Vader Voice

The claims that James Earl Jones signed over the rights to his voice were based on a Vanity Fair article, called “Darth Vader’s Voice Emanated From War-Torn Ukraine“.

The story was about Respeecher, a Ukrainian voice cloning company that uses artificial intelligence to create new dialogue from archival recordings.

Respeecher had earlier helped Lucasfilm generate the voice of a young Luke Skywalker for The Book of Boba Fett, as well as making Darth Vader sound 45 years younger in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

Anthony Breznican of Vanity Fair never said, in his article, that Jones signed over the rights to the Darth Vader voice, to Respeecher.

In fact, the word “rights” was never mentioned in the entire article!

Fact #2 : JEJ Approved Of The AI-Generated Dialogue

What Anthony wrote was that when James Earl Jones heard the new dialogue created by Respeecher, he approved (signed off) of the work. (my emphasis in bold)

When he ultimately presented Jones with Respeecher’s work, the actor signed off on using his archival voice recordings to keep Vader alive and vital even by artificial means.

The term “signed off” in this context meant “to approve or acknowledge something”.

It does not mean Jones “signed away” his rights – “to give (something, such as rights or property) to someone”.

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Fact #3 : Respeecher Does Not Own Rights To Darth Vader’s Voice

Respeecher was contracted by Lucasfilm to generate new Darth Vader dialogue based on James Earl Jones’ archival voice recordings.

James Earl Jones never signed over the rights to his voice to Respeecher, and Respeecher certainly does NOT own the rights to his voice.

Ukrainian start-up Respeecher … uses archival recordings and a proprietary A.I. algorithm to create new dialogue with the voices of performers from long ago.

The company worked with Lucasfilm to generate the voice of a young Luke Skywalker for Disney+’s The Book of Boba Fett, and the recent Obi-Wan Kenobi series tasked them with making Darth Vader sound like James Earl Jones’s dark side villain from 45 years ago.

Fact #4 : Lucasfilms Owns The Rights To Darth Vader

The Darth Vader character, including his voice, is owned by LucasFilms.

James Earl Jones does not actually own the Darth Vader voice, and is unable to legally “sign away” those rights to anyone, even if he wanted to.

It’s like how he doesn’t own the rights to his famous CNN announcements – “This is CNN” and “This is CNN International”, which belong to… you guessed it – CNN.

Recommended : Did Justin Bieber Wear Balenciaga Bottle Slippers?

Fact #5 : James Earl Jones Did Not Officially Retire

Many media outlets also falsely claimed that Jones had retired. Not once was it mentioned in the Vanity Fair article that he retired.

In fact, the Vanity Fair article pointed out that Jones helped Lucasfilm and the Respeecher team with the Darth Vader speech in Obi-Wan Kenobi :

Jones is credited for guiding the performance on Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Wood describes his contribution as “a benevolent godfather.”

They inform the actor about their plans for Vader and heed his advice on how to stay on the right course.

Now, Jones is 91 years old, and has not appeared in public in a long time. However, he still appears to be working in some fashion, and has not officially retired, as alleged.

 

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Malaysia Officially Bans Thor: Love and Thunder!

Malaysia just officially banned the release of Thor : Love and Thunder, likely over censorship requirements!

 

Earlier : Thor : Love and Thunder Postponed!

Thor : Love and Thunder was scheduled to be launched in Malaysia on July 7, in line with the global release (July 8 in the United States).

Cinemas had already opened up booking for the tickets, with many Malaysians purchasing them in advance.

However, on 1 July 2022 came the shocking announcementthe release date for Thor : Love and Thunder in Malaysia has been postponed for two weeks, to 21 July 2022!

Then, on 13 July 2022, Disney postponed the release of Thor : Love and Thunder in Malaysia indefinitely.

Read more : Why Thor: Love and Thunder Is Likely Banned In China!

 

Now : Thor : Love and Thunder Officially Cancelled

Unfortunately, on 28 July 2022, Disney announced that Thor : Love and Thunder would not be released in Malaysia.

This was announced by Malaysian cinema chain, GSC :

THOR: Love and Takde. Officially. ⚡️💔

Dear Valued Customers,

Please be informed that Disney has updated us that Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder will not be releasing in Malaysia after all.

We appreciate your patience and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Please buy our merchandise ok.

We Malaysians all saw this coming, didn’t we?

 

Thor : Love and Thunder Faced Censorship Hurdles

It is currently unknown why the release date for Thor : Love and Thunder in Malaysia was banned from its cinematic release.

But Malaysians have long expected the film to be censored, especially the scene of Thor’s naked butt.  As director Taika Waititi shared, the movie will showcase Chris Hemsworth’s mighty cheeks in their full glory.

So it was possible that the earlier delay was to allow certain cuts or mosaicking to be made to the film to allay the delicate sensitivities of the Film Censorship Board of Malaysia. Unlike the brief LGBT kiss that got Lightyear banned in Malaysia and 14 other countries, it seems that Disney may be open to at least blurring Thor’s ass.

Read more : The Brief Kiss That Got Lightyear Banned In 14+ Countries!

There is also the “sensitive” issue of LGBTQ+ themes that have already gotten the movie banned in China. There are several short LGBTQ+ scenes in the movie.

But censoring them is likely a line too far for Disney / Marvel to cross.

  • Bisexual Asgardian King Valkyrie (Tessa Thomson) kisses a maiden’s hand
  • At two other scenes, characters reference and discuss King Valkyrie’s late girlfriend.
  • Korg (Taika Waititi) is shown to be gay.
  • Korg references having two dads.
  • Korg settles down with a fellow Korean named Dwayne.

It is likely that Malaysian film censors could not accept those short LGBTQ+ scenes either, and so Thor: Love and Thunder ended up banned from being shown in the cinemas, like in China.

 

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Did China Edit Out Thor Insulting Chinese Military?!

Did China order Marvel to edit out insults of Chinese military capabilities in the movie Thor: Love and Thunder?!

Find out what’s going on, and what the facts really are!

 

Claim : China Edited Out Thor Insulting Chinese Military!

Some people, and an Indian website, are sharing an article about China ordering Marvel to edit out insults of Chinese military capabilities in the movie Thor: Love and Thunder?!

The article is long, so feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

The Chinese government said in a statement on July 2 that they had to edit Marvel’s newest blockbuster Thor: Love and Thunder themselves to suppress Thor’s lengthy, well-spoken monologue about why the United States shouldn’t be afraid of China’s powerless military.

“China is a feeble country that cannot support its people,” During an unrelated fight scene, Thor tells Korg. “They are weak-willed, sluggish people that the United States can easily trounce in combat. The only reason the U.S. allows them to live is out of pity and sorrow. China is a worthless, flaccid military regime that has poor and pathetic rulers asleep at the wheel. Communism does not work. Let’s go fight some more space pirates,” he added.

On why the speech was initially included, director Taika Waititi went into further detail.

“Marvel usually asks us to shoehorn in something for Chinese audiences,” Waititi said. “I thought it would be a fun wink to Chinese Thor fans if the Asgardian warrior stopped dead in his tracks, faced the camera, and broke down how China poses no threat to the United Nations and that their military is an empty threat that could easily be quashed. It’s Easter eggs like that that get the audience really feeling seen by your film.”

Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios, voiced his bewilderment on China’s editing of the film.

“I’ll never understand why China makes seemingly nonsensical edits,” Feige said. “It’s just a fantasy movie about vikings, super heroes, and how China’s current missile silos couldn’t reach the West if they tried. I’ll never know why they take it so seriously, but whatever.”

Marvel revealed that China would also be removing a funny post-credits scene wherein Thor flies to Xi Jinping’s private mansion and chokes him on live television.

 

Truth : China Did Not Edit Out Thor Insulting Chinese Military

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS created as “satire” to go viral, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : There Is No Chinese Military Monologue In Thor: Love and Thunder

First, let’s start with the fact that there is no 20-minute monologue about the Chinese military in the movie, Thor: Love and Thunder.

Can you really, REALLY imagine Thor speaking for TWENTY MINUTES about the Chinese military in the movie? Whatever for???

Fact #2 : China Was Never Mentioned In Thor: Love And Thunder

China, and the Chinese military, were never mentioned in the movie, Thor: Love and Thunder.

Fact #3 : Thor: Love And Thunder Post Credit Scene Not About Xi Jinping

Thor obviously did not fly to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s private mansion to choke him on live television. There is no reference to any Chinese person in the entire movie.

In the mid-credits scene, a recuperating Zeus sends his son Hercules to kill Thor. In the post-credits scene, Foster arrives at the gates of Valhalla, where she is welcomed by Heimdall.

Read more : Why Thor: Love and Thunder Is Likely Banned In China!

Fact #4 : Thor: Love And Thunder Still Not Approved In China

Thor: Love and Thunder was never approved in China, and will remained banned because of LGBTQ+ themes in the movie.

Fact #5 : It Is Up To Disney To Edit The Movie

The Chinese government may require edits for a movie to be approved for screening in China, but it is ultimately up to the distributor to comply with the requests, or reject them.

In this case, the Chinese government may request for the LGBTQ+ scenes to be edited out of Thor: Love and Thunder; but it is up to Disney to either comply with their requests, or reject them.

Rejecting the edits will naturally prevent the movie from receiving screening approval, but it is still Disney’s choice, not the Chinese government.

Read more : Malaysia Postpones Thor: Love and Thunder Indefinitely!

Fact #6 : It Was Just Satire

I traced the origin of this fake story to Hard-Drive – a satire website.

Even though there are no disclaimers on the entire website, or the article itself; their website appears to consist entirely of satirical content, and the article itself is clearly satirical.

However, it appears that some people actually thought that the story was genuine and reposted it on social media.

Times Now, which is part of the Times Group in India, even reposted the story on their online news portal, as if it’s genuine news!

 

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Why Thor: Love and Thunder Is Likely Banned In China!

Here’s why Thor: Love and Thunder will likely remain banned in China forever and ever…

 

Thor: Love and Thunder Has Not Been Approved In China!

Film regulators in China do not explain or comment publicly why they refuse to approve any movie, but anyone with more two neurons in their brains will be able to connect the dots.

Just like how Lightyear got banned for a brief kiss between two female characters, it seems that Chinese censors have no love for LGBT themes in Thor: Love and Thunder.

This was confirmed by two The Hollywood Reporter sources in China who said that Thor: Love and Thunder will likely remain banned because of LGBTQ+ themes in the movie.

Sources at two major cinema chains in China tell The Hollywood Reporter that they expect Thor 4 will face the same fate as Pixar’s Lightyear: denied censorship approval because of fleeting moments in the movie involving LGBTQ characters.

Read more : The Brief Kiss That Got Lightyear Banned In 14+ Countries!

 

What LGTBQ+ Scenes In Thor: Love and Thunder Concern China?

Thor: Love and Thunder was already postponed in Malaysia, allegedly over Thor’s butt cheeks. Perhaps this is also an issue for Chinese censors, but they are more concerned about its LGBTQ+ scenes.

Just how many LGBTQ+ scenes are there really? And how controversial are these scenes?

  • Bisexual Asgardian King Valkyrie (Tessa Thomson) kisses a maiden’s hand
  • At two other scenes, characters reference and discuss King Valkyrie’s late girlfriend.
  • Korg (Taika Waititi) is shown to be gay.
  • Korg references having two dads.
  • Korg settles down with a fellow Korean named Dwayne.

Read more : Thor : Love and Thunder Postponed, May Be Censored!

 

Thor: Love and Thunder Is 6th MCU Movie To Be Banned In China

Thor: Love and Thunder will just join a rather long list of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies banned in China.

Black Widow : It was released in May 2021, during the Chinese summer movie season, when there is usually a blackout of foreign movies.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings : It was not approved in China, after 2017 comments by actor Simu Liu resurfaced, in which he called China a “third world” country.

Eternals : It was apparently not approved, after a 2013 interview with China-born director Chloé Zhao resurfaced, in which she said that “there are lies everywhere” in the country.

Spider-Man: No Way Home : Hilariously, Chinese censors wanted Sony to remove the Statue of Liberty from the movie. Perhaps they should have asked David Copperfield instead…

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness : It was not approved because of a scene in which a newspaper kiosk appeared with the Epoch Times visible.

 

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Gentleminions TikTok Craze : The Good, The Bad + The Ban!

The Gentleminions craze is driving tickets sales to Minions: The Rise of Gru, but some parents are really pissed at this new TikTok trend!

Find out what the heck is the Gentleminions trend all about, and why some cinemas have banned it!

 

Gentleminions TikTok Craze : What Is It?

Minions: The Rise of Gru – the latest instalment of the wildly popular Despicable Me movie franchise – was released on July 1, 2022.

It quickly topped the box office, with a four day total of $122.5 million in the US and Canada alone, thanks in part to the Gentleminions TikTok craze.

The Despicable Me movie franchise has been a family favourite with kids and their parents who can’t get enough of cute banana-yellow Minions – Kevin, Stuart and Bob, and friends.

But cinemas are seeing hordes of teenagers – mostly male, all dressed in smart suits and some “armed” with yellow bananas, lining up for the new Minions movie.

They would record themselves swarming the theatre, sitting together in a group to watch the movie and mimic Gru or the minions – all to post on TikTok, and other social media – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

 

Gentleminions TikTok Craze : The Good, The Bad + The Ban!

Many Gentleminions dressed up in the spirit of good humour, as part of a fun night at the movies with friends after 2+ years of the pandemic.

Universal Pictures was no doubt pleased as punch – these teenagers (and some adults) were boosting the box office numbers, which is why they gave a hat tip to those who participated.

Unfortunately, some Gentleminions were not really “gentleminions”. They would clap, shout and wave their hands, or even stand up during the movie, disrupting the experience for everyone else.

Some even threw the bananas they brought at the screen, while others turned on their smartphones’ torchlight to wave in the dark cinema.

When cinema ushers asked them to stop and settle down, some verbally abused them while others threw things at them, or other cinema-goers, including young children.

In some cases, the cinema staff had to evict the troublemakers, and even the police was involved. One cinema manager shared that :

It’s been absolutely heartbreaking. We’ve had families who won’t even go back into the screen when we’ve tried to sort it out, families leaving before the film has even started, and of course the children have been in tears.

A few cinemas had to refund other patrons who were not pleased at all with the disruptions, especially families who brought their children for what they thought would be a fun experience.

In the end, some cinemas are refusing to allow “unaccompanied children wearing suits” to watch the movie. Odeon cinemas in the UK, for example, put up this sign :

Due to recent disturbances following the #Gentleminions trend, any group of guests in formal attire will be refused entry for showings of Minions: The Rise of Gru. Thank you.

 

Gentleminions Cinema Ban : Check Before You Leave Home!

It is sad that what seemed to be a fun trend devolved in some cases into a real problem. Those rowdy Nastyminions are spoiling the trend for the real Gentleminions, and that’s a real shame.

If you are planning to dress up to watch Minions: The Rise of Gru, please check if the cinema has a new dress code restriction. Just in case – bring a set of casual clothes.

And if they do let you go in, please be a real Gentleminion, like these Japanese fans. Enjoy the movie together with everyone else, not at their expense. Thank you!

 

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The Brief Kiss That Got Lightyear Banned In 14+ Countries!

Take a look at the scene that got the Disney-Pixar movie, Lightyear, banned in 14 countries, and likely China too!

 

Lightyear Movie Banned In 14 Countries + Maybe China Too!

Lightyear – the long-awaited Toy Story prequel from Disney-Pixar – has been banned in  14 Asian and Middle Eastern countries, and quite likely China too!

The ban started in the UAE, whose Media Regulatory Office of the Ministry of Youth and Culture announced on 13 June 2022 that Lightyear was banned from screening in all cinemas for “its violation of the country’s media content standards“.

A Variety report claimed that the UAE initially approved Lightyear for release, but revoked the licence after social media posts accused the movie of insulting Muslims and Islam.

That ban was then followed by other countries. The current list includes, but is not limited to :

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Bahrain

Although not confirmed yet, it is very likely that Lightyear will also not be allowed to screen in China.

Lightyear producer, Galyn Susman, said that Chinese authorities “asked for cuts”, which Disney declined to make. So she assumed that the movie would not be allowed to screen there either.

I’m assuming it will not make it to China. I know we’ve gotten requests for things to cut, Disney isn’t going to modify the material.

We’re not going to cut out anything, especially something as important as the loving and inspirational relationship that shows Buzz what he’s missing by the choices that he’s making, so that’s not getting cut

 

The Brief Kiss That Got Lightyear Banned In 14+ Countries!

The reasons why Lightyear has been banned in at least 14 countries, and possibly China too, is over a brief kissing scene.

In the first 30 minutes of Lightyear, Alisha Hawthorne (voiced by Uzo Aduba) – a female space ranger and a close friend of Buzz Lightyear – shares a brief kiss with her same-sex partner.

That kiss was part of a scene showing milestones in the couple’s relationship. It also shows the couple’s son, although it is not known if he was adopted or conceived through assisted reproduction.

But it was the brief kiss between two fictional characters that broke the camel’s back for censors in those countries. They demanded that the scene be cut from the film.

Normally, Disney would quietly cut such a controversial scene from the movie to comply with “local sensibilities”, since it doesn’t affect the plot.

However, Pixar employees had earlier penned a letter complaining that Disney corporate executives were censoring “nearly every moment of overtly gay affection” in their projects.

We at Pixar have personally witnessed beautiful stories, full of diverse characters, come back from Disney corporate reviews shaved down to crumbs of what they once were.

Nearly every moment of overtly gay affection is cut at Disney’s behest, regardless of when there is protest from both the creative teams and executive leadership at Pixar.

Disney caved to the pressure, and decided not to censor the kiss from Lightyear. And so, all those countries refused to grant a licence to screen the movie in theatres.

Read more : Lightyear Movie Banned In 14 Countries + Maybe China Too!

 

Lightyear Stars On Why Lightyear Was Banned…

Chris Evans, who voiced Buzz Lightyear in this prequel, labelled such objections as “frustrating”.

It’s great that we are a part of something that’s making steps forward in the social inclusion capacity.

But it’s frustrating that there are still places that aren’t where they should be.

He also told Variety magazine that he was frustrated that news coverage of the movie would be focused on such an issue :

It’s tough to not be a little frustrated that it even has to be a topic of discussion. That it is this kind of ‘news.’

The goal is that we can get to a point where it is the norm, and that this doesn’t have to be some uncharted waters, that eventually this is just the way it is.

Taika Waititi, who voices the character of Mo Morrison in the film, added :

We’re hoping for a time when we don’t even have to have this conversation. We can watch a movie and we don’t even have to bat an eyelid.

We don’t have to think ‘Oh wow, weird’. It’s not weird, it’s normal and it should be normalised.

Whenever you have these small steps that studios are making – sometimes they may feel small but also, they are steps – and it’s steps towards normalising humanity and love. I really feel sorry for countries who don’t want this film because of a tiny, weird little thing like that

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Lightyear Movie Banned In 14 Countries + Maybe China Too!

The Disney-Pixar movie, Lightyear, has been banned in 14 countries, and quite possibly China too!

Here is what we know so far…

 

Lightyear Movie Banned In 14 Countries + Maybe China Too!

Lightyear – the long-awaited animated feature film from Disney-Pixar – has reportedly been banned in 14 Asian and Middle Eastern countries.

The ban started in the UAE, whose Media Regulatory Office of the Ministry of Youth and Culture announced on 13 June 2022 that :

The Media Regulatory Office announced that the animated film Lightyear, which is scheduled for release on 16th June, is not licensed for public screening in all cinemas in the UAE, due to its violation of the country’s media content standards.

A Variety report claimed that the UAE initially approved Lightyear for release, but revoked the licence after social media posts accused the movie of insulting Muslims and Islam.

That ban was then followed by other countries. The current list includes, but is not limited to :

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Egypt
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Bahrain

Although not confirmed yet, it is very likely that Lightyear will also not be allowed to screen in China.

Lightyear producer, Galyn Susman, said that Chinese authorities “asked for cuts”, which Disney declined to make. So she assumed that the movie would not be allowed to screen there either.

I’m assuming it will not make it to China. I know we’ve gotten requests for things to cut, Disney isn’t going to modify the material.

We’re not going to cut out anything, especially something as important as the loving and inspirational relationship that shows Buzz what he’s missing by the choices that he’s making, so that’s not getting cut

 

Why Lightyear Was Banned In Those Countries…

In Lightyear, the character of Alisha Hawthorne (voiced by Uzo Aduba) shares a brief kiss with her same-sex partner.

That’s it – a little kiss between two fictional characters. Unfortunately, it was a kiss too far for those countries.

Normally, Disney would quietly cut such a “controversial” scene from the movie to comply with “local sensibilities”, since it doesn’t affect the plot.

However, Pixar employees had earlier penned a letter complaining that Disney corporate executives were censoring “nearly every moment of overtly gay affection” in their projects.

We at Pixar have personally witnessed beautiful stories, full of diverse characters, come back from Disney corporate reviews shaved down to crumbs of what they once were.

Nearly every moment of overtly gay affection is cut at Disney’s behest, regardless of when there is protest from both the creative teams and executive leadership at Pixar.

Disney caved to the pressure, and decided not to censor the kiss from Lightyear. And so, all those countries refused to grant a licence to screen the movie in theatres.

Read more : The Brief Kiss That Got Lightyear Banned In 14+ Countries!

 

Lightyear Stars On The Movie Ban By 14+ Countries

Chris Evans, who voiced Buzz Lightyear in this prequel, labelled such objections as “frustrating”.

It’s great that we are a part of something that’s making steps forward in the social inclusion capacity.

But it’s frustrating that there are still places that aren’t where they should be.

He also told Variety magazine that he was frustrated that news coverage of the movie would be focused on such an issue :

It’s tough to not be a little frustrated that it even has to be a topic of discussion. That it is this kind of ‘news.’

The goal is that we can get to a point where it is the norm, and that this doesn’t have to be some uncharted waters, that eventually this is just the way it is.

Taika Waititi, who voices the character of Mo Morrison in the film, added :

We’re hoping for a time when we don’t even have to have this conversation. We can watch a movie and we don’t even have to bat an eyelid.

We don’t have to think ‘Oh wow, weird’. It’s not weird, it’s normal and it should be normalised.

Whenever you have these small steps that studios are making – sometimes they may feel small but also, they are steps – and it’s steps towards normalising humanity and love. I really feel sorry for countries who don’t want this film because of a tiny, weird little thing like that

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Ray Liotta : Cause Of Death Not COVID-19 Or Vaccine!

Let this be the final word on Ray Liotta – his cause of death was neither COVID-19, nor the COVID-19 vaccine!

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

 

Claim : Ray Liotta – Cause Of Death Was COVID-19 Vaccine!

People have been claiming that veteran actor Ray Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine.

Ray Liotta has passed away at the age of 67 in his sleep… from sudden death syndrome caused by vaccine effects on his heart?

#rayliotta #LongCovid #COVID19 #VaccineSideEffects

Still no official cause of death for Ray Liotta. Apparently a heart attack in his sleep. Hey, doesn’t the #Pfizer vaccine cause blood clots?

Now @rayliotta
?! When are we going to start looking at the cause of sudden death of the ridiculously high numbers of #Hollywood elite? #VaccineSideEffects #vaccine #COVID #suddendeath hmmm 🤔

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Ummmm he just died in his sleep…. yep i bet he was vaccinated 💉💉💉💉

Another vaccine death….. they will cover up #rayliotta 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇

Read more : Did Justin Bieber Get Ramsay Hunt Syndrome From Vaccine?!

 

Ray Liotta : Cause Of Death Was Not COVID-19 Or Vaccine!

It’s becoming a tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all celebrity deaths on the COVID-19 vaccine.

But we can now confirm that Ray Liotta’s cause of death was not COVID-19, or the vaccine!

Ray’s publicist, Jennifer Allen, told PolitiFact that the claims that Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine are “100% not true“. She also stated that :

The family has not released the cause of death yet, but I do know the cause, and (it) has nothing to do with COVID or the vaccine.

Short of a public announcement by his family, that’s as good as it gets – confirmation from his own publicist!

Read more : Did Ray Liotta Die From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Here are other facts we know about Ray Liotta’s last moments, and why his cause of death was not the COVID-19 vaccine.

Fact #1 : Ray Liotta Died In His Sleep

On 26 May 2022, Raymond Allen Liotta died in his sleep at the age of 67, according to his publicist, Jennifer Allen.

Paramedics rushed to his room, but he was already dead when they arrived 12 minutes later.

Fact #2 : Nothing Suspicious About His Death

Ray’s body was transferred to the National Forensic Institute of Santo Domingo for an autopsy, with a toxicology report expected later next week.

Authorities said that there were no signs of foul play, or anything suspicious about his death.

Fact #3 : Ray Liotta Was Shooting A Movie

Liotta died in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting a movie called “Dangerous Waters”.

By all accounts, he was healthy and well. There was no evidence he was suffering from any side effects of COVID-19, or any vaccination he may have received.

Casas del VXI Hotel in Santo Domingo, where Ray Liotta stayed while filming ‘Dangerous Waters’ in the Dominican Republic

Fact #4 : His Fiancée Was With Him When He Died

Ray got engaged to former hairstylist, Jacy Nittolo, in December 2020, and she was with him when he died.

In fact, Jacy was the one who called 911 at around 6 AM on that Thursday morning.

This was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Dominican Republic’s General Direction of Cinema :

We understand that he was accompanied by his [fiancée] and that the [fiancée] asks that you please respect her grief.

Fact #5 : His Fiancée Did Not Say He Died From Vaccine

His fiancée who was with Ray Liotta when he died, did not claim that his death was due to the COVID-19 vaccine.

When she spoke of the tragedy in her Instagram post, she only mentioned the life they shared together :

My life these past couple of years have been nothing but truly magical.
Ray and I share a deep love that I will cherish in my heart forever.
We laughed daily and we were inseparable.
The chemistry was wild in the best way.
He was everything in the world to me and we couldn’t get enough of each other.
The kind of real love that one dreams of.

He was the most beautiful person inside and out that I’ve ever known…and even that is an understatement.

Read more : Did Bruce Willis Get Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Fact #6 : His COVID-19 Vaccination Status Is Unknown

Claims that Ray Liotta’s death was from side effects of the Pfizer vaccine are not based on any evidence. In fact, we don’t even know if he was vaccinated at all, much less what vaccine he received!

The Dominican Republic no longer required travellers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination on arrival, since 23 April 2022.

The government also suspended all COVID-19 restrictions since 16 February 2022, after “100% of the tourism sector personnel… have been vaccinated with two doses, and are in the process of being vaccinated with a third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19“.

Fact #7 : Ray Liotta Looked Healthy Days Earlier

A woman called Alba spotted Ray Liotta walking with his handlers at the BlueMall in Santo Domingo several days before he died, and asked to meet him.

Ray not only embraced her, he agreed to take a selfie with her. He looked happy and healthy in the selfie that Alba shared.

If he was sick from COVID-19 vaccine side effects, he wouldn’t even be taking a stroll through a mall, never mind filming in a foreign country!

Fact #8 : COVID-19 Vaccines Proven Safe + Effective

COVID-19 vaccines underwent massive clinical trials, and were only approved after they were proven to be safe and effective.

In addition, they were constantly monitored after they received their approvals, which picked up rare side effects after they were administered to billions of people.

Anti-vaccination activists have often claimed that those who received the vaccine would die. Yet, the opposite was true – the vaccines were not only safe, they were effective in protecting people from getting hospitalised or dying from COVID-19.

Fact #9 : Vaccine Side Effects Generally Last Only A Few Days

COVID-19 vaccine side effects are generally mild, and last only a few days.

In rare cases, the recipient may suffer from blood clots (AstraZeneca) or myocarditis (Pfizer), but they develop within days of receiving the vaccine, not months later.

If Liotta received the COVID-19 vaccine, he would have received all his doses last year. It is quite impossible for his death to be related to any COVID-19 vaccine he may have received months earlier.

Read more : Was Pfizer Forced To Release 9 Pages Of Vaccine Side Effects?!

Fact #10 : Post-Vaccination Myocarditis Not A Risk For 50+

Claims that Ray Liotta died from a heart condition brought on by the Pfizer vaccine are based on the fact that the mRNA vaccine can cause myocarditis in some recipients.

Those claims are nonsensical, because the post-vaccination myocarditis happens within days of receiving the mRNA vaccine, not months later.

In addition, the risk of developing post-vaccination myocarditis is practically non-existent for his age group – Ray was 65 years old when the Pfizer vaccine was first approved, and 67 years old when he died.

To help you understand that, I created this table to show you the risk of vaccine-induced myocarditis for different age groups.

It clearly shows that even if Ray was indeed vaccinated against COVID-19 using the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, there was no risk of getting vaccine-induced myocarditis.

Note : Baseline refers to the typical number of myocarditis cases expected in the unvaccinated population.

Age Group Male Rate
(per million doses)
Baseline
(per million doses)
12-17 32.4 2.0
18-24 30.7 1.8
25-29 12.2 1.9
30-39 6.9 1.9
40-49 3.5 1.9
50-64 1.9 1.9
65+ 0.61 1.05

Fact #11 : Claims Of Celebrities Dying From COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

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

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance.

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

Please help us FIGHT FAKE NEWS by sharing this fact check article out, and please support our work!

And please protect yourself, and your family, by vaccinating against COVID-19!

 

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Did Arnold Schwarzenegger Sleep In Front Of His Statue?!

Was Arnold Schwarzenegger once forced to sleep in front of his own statue, after being rejected by a hotel?!

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

 

Claim : Arnold Schwarzenegger Had To Sleep In Front Of His Statue!

People are sharing a picture of Arnold Schwarzenegger sleeping in front of his own statue, together with this life lesson :

Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a photo of himself sleeping on the street under his famous bronze statue, and sadly wrote “How times have changed*

The reason he wrote the phrase was not only because he was old, but because when he was governor of California he inaugurated a hotel with his statue. Hotel staff told Arnold, “at any moment you can come and have a room reserved for you.” When Arnold stepped down as governor and went to the hotel, the administration refused to give him a room arguing that he should pay for it since they were in great demand.

He brought a sleeping bag and stood underneath the statue and explained what he wanted to convey: “When I was in an important position, they always complimented me, and when I lost this position, they forgot about me and did not keep their promise. Do not trust your position or the amount of money you have, nor your power, nor your intelligence, it will not last. “

Trying to teach everyone that when you’re “Important” in the people’s eyes, everyone is your “Friend ” But once you don’t benefit their interests, you won’t matter.

* You are not always who you think you will always be, nothing lasts forever”

 

Truth : Arnold Schwarzenegger Did Not Sleep In Front Of His Statue!

This is yet another example of celebrity FAKE NEWS, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : The Picture Is Genuine

First, let me confirm that the picture is genuine.

In fact, Arnold Schwarzenegger posted it on his own Instagram account and Facebook page on 15 January, 2016.

Fact #2 : He Did Not Sleep In Front Of His Statue

To be clear – Arnold only posed for the shot. He did not actually sleep in front of his own statue.

Fact #3 : He Was Filming A Movie At That Time

Arnold took that picture while he was in Columbus filming the movie, Aftermath (known at that time as 478).

He allegedly requested that the movie be shot in Columbus, because of his long love for the city.

More to the point – he would have been provided with accommodation while he was filming. He wouldn’t have needed to “comp” a hotel room…

Fact #4 : Most Of The Quotes Were Made Up

Arnold’s picture was only accompanied by this comment – “How times have changed.“. Nothing else.

The other quotes about being rejected by a hotel for losing his important position were made up.

Fact #5 : The Picture Was Not Taken Outside Any Hotel

Arnold took the picture in front of the Greater Columbus Convention Centre in Ohio. Not in front of any hotel, as the fake story claimed.

The 8 foot-tall statue was first erected outside the Franklin County Veterans Memorial on March 2, 2012, and moved to the Greater Columbus Convention Centre on October 6, 2014.

At the 2014 rededication of his statue, then-Mayor Michael B. Coleman told Schwarzenegger, “We want to memorialize that forever in front of our convention center.

Fact #6 : He Did Not Inaugurate Any Hotel With His Statue

Arnold Schwarzenegger did not inaugurate any new hotel with his own statue. Why on Earth would anyone do that? It doesn’t even make sense.

Arnold Schwarzenegger was honoured with that statue to commemorate his commitment to Columbus, Ohio, where the Arnold Sports Festival is held every year.

Fact #7 : Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Rich

It is hilarious that so many people actually believe that Arnold Schwarzenegger would be so hard up for a free hotel room.

He is wealthy, with a net worth estimated to be between $300 million to $400 million.

Fact #8 : He Stepped Down As Governor In 2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger was governor of California for two terms – from November 17, 2003 until January 3, 2011.

In other words, he stepped down as governor 14 months before his status was erected in 2012! The fake story’s chronology is complete nonsense.

Fact #9 : Fake Story Has Been Circulating Since January 2018

This fake story appears to be created around January 2018, when it first went viral.

Since then, it has periodically gone viral over the years on social media – Twitter and Facebook, as well as on WhatsApp.

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Fact Check : Did Ray Liotta Die From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Did actor Ray Liotta die from a heart attack caused by the COVID-19 vaccine?!

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

 

Claim : Ray Liotta Died From COVID-19 Vaccine!

Within hours of news breaking that veteran actor Ray Liotta passed away, people started claiming that he died from the COVID-19 vaccine.

Ray Liotta has passed away at the age of 67 in his sleep… from sudden death syndrome caused by vaccine effects on his heart?

#rayliotta #LongCovid #COVID19 #VaccineSideEffects

Still no official cause of death for Ray Liotta. Apparently a heart attack in his sleep. Hey, doesn’t the #Pfizer vaccine cause blood clots?

Now @rayliotta
?! When are we going to start looking at the cause of sudden death of the ridiculously high numbers of #Hollywood elite? #VaccineSideEffects #vaccine #COVID #suddendeath hmmm 🤔

Ummmm he just died in his sleep.... yep i bet he was vaccinated 💉💉💉💉

Another vaccine death..... they will cover up #rayliotta 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇

When I read about Ray Liotta’s death it made me think of Bob Saget who also died suddenly. Is there a connection that both deaths were vaccine related? The true cause of death will NEVER be disclosed. SAD 😞

 

No Evidence Ray Liotta Died From COVID-19 Vaccine!

It's becoming a tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame all celebrity deaths on the COVID-19 vaccine.

So it's no surprise that they would immediately claim that Ray Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here are the reasons why these claims are FAKE NEWS...

Fact #1 : Ray Liotta Died In His Sleep

On 26 May 2022, Raymond Allen Liotta died in his sleep at the age of 67, according to his publicist, Jennifer Allen.

Paramedics rushed to his room, but he was already dead when they arrived 12 minutes later.

Fact #2 : Ray Liotta's Cause Of Death Was Not Vaccine!

Ray's body was transferred to the National Forensic Institute of Santo Domingo for an autopsy, with a toxicology report expected later next week.

Authorities said that there were no signs of foul play, or anything suspicious about his death.

But his publicist, Jennifer Allen, confirmed on or around June 9, 2022, that the claims that Liotta died from the COVID-19 vaccine are "100% not true". She also stated that :

The family has not released the cause of death yet, but I do know the cause, and (it) has nothing to do with COVID or the vaccine.

Short of a public announcement by his family, that's as good as it gets - confirmation from his own publicist!

Fact #3 : Ray Liotta Was Shooting A Movie

Liotta died in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting a movie called "Dangerous Waters".

By all accounts, he was healthy and well. There was no evidence he was suffering from any side effects of COVID-19, or any vaccination he may have received.

Read more : Ray Liotta's Cause Of Death Not COVID-19 Or Vaccine!

Casas del VXI Hotel in Santo Domingo, where Ray Liotta stayed while filming 'Dangerous Waters' in the Dominican Republic

Fact #4 : His Fiancée Was With Him When He Died

Ray got engaged to former hairstylist, Jacy Nittolo, in December 2020, and she was with him when he died.

In fact, Jacy was the one who called 911 at around 6 AM on that Thursday morning.

This was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Dominican Republic's General Direction of Cinema :

We understand that he was accompanied by his [fiancée] and that the [fiancée] asks that you please respect her grief.

Fact #5 : His Fiancée Did Not Say He Died From Vaccine

His fiancée who was by his side when he died, did not claim that he died from the COVID-19 vaccine.

When she spoke of the tragedy in her Instagram post, she only mentioned the life they shared together :

My life these past couple of years have been nothing but truly magical.
Ray and I share a deep love that I will cherish in my heart forever.
We laughed daily and we were inseparable.
The chemistry was wild in the best way.
He was everything in the world to me and we couldn’t get enough of each other.
The kind of real love that one dreams of.

He was the most beautiful person inside and out that I’ve ever known…and even that is an understatement.

Read more : Did Bruce Willis Get Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Fact #6 : His COVID-19 Vaccination Status Is Unknown

Claims that Ray Liotta died from side effects of the Pfizer vaccine are not based on any evidence.

In fact, we don't even know if he was vaccinated against COVID-19, much less what vaccine he received!

The Dominican Republic no longer required travellers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination on arrival, since 23 April 2022.

The government also suspended all COVID-19 restrictions since 16 February 2022, after "100% of the tourism sector personnel... have been vaccinated with two doses, and are in the process of being vaccinated with a third dose of the vaccine against COVID-19".

Fact #7 : Ray Liotta Looked Healthy Days Earlier

A woman called Alba spotted Ray walking with his handlers at the BlueMall in Santo Domingo several days before he died, and asked to meet him.

Ray not only embraced her, he agreed to take a selfie with her. He looked happy and healthy in the selfie that Alba shared.

If he was sick from COVID-19 vaccine side effects, he wouldn't even be taking a stroll through a mall, never mind filming in a foreign country!

Fact #8 : COVID-19 Vaccines Proven Safe + Effective

COVID-19 vaccines underwent massive clinical trials, and were only approved after they were proven to be safe and effective.

In addition, they were constantly monitored after they received their approvals, which picked up rare side effects after they were administered to billions of people.

Anti-vaccination activists have often claimed that those who received the vaccine would die. Yet, the opposite was true - the vaccines were not only safe, they were effective in protecting people from getting hospitalised or dying from COVID-19.

Fact #9 : Vaccine Side Effects Generally Last Only A Few Days

COVID-19 vaccine side effects are generally mild, and last only a few days.

In rare cases, the recipient may suffer from blood clots (AstraZeneca) or myocarditis (Pfizer), but they develop within days of receiving the vaccine, not months later.

If Ray received the COVID-19 vaccine, he would have received all his doses last year. It is quite impossible for Ray's death to be related to any COVID-19 vaccine he may have received months earlier.

Read more : Did Pfizer Vaccine Documents Reveal 1,291 Side Effects?!

Fact #10 : Post-Vaccination Myocarditis Not A Risk For 50+

Claims that Ray Liotta died from a heart condition brought on by the Pfizer vaccine are based on the fact that the mRNA vaccine can cause myocarditis in some recipients.

Those claims are nonsensical, because the post-vaccination myocarditis happens within days of receiving the mRNA vaccine, not months later.

In addition, the risk of developing post-vaccination myocarditis is practically non-existent for his age group - Ray was 65 years old when the Pfizer vaccine was first approved, and 67 years old when he died.

To help you understand that, I created this table to show you the risk of vaccine-induced myocarditis for different age groups.

It clearly shows that even if Ray was indeed vaccinated against COVID-19 using the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, there was no risk of getting vaccine-induced myocarditis.

Note : Baseline refers to the typical number of myocarditis cases expected in the unvaccinated population.

Age Group Male Rate
(per million doses)
Baseline
(per million doses)
12-17 32.4 2.0
18-24 30.7 1.8
25-29 12.2 1.9
30-39 6.9 1.9
40-49 3.5 1.9
50-64 1.9 1.9
65+ 0.61 1.05

Fact #11 : Claims Of Celebrities Dying From COVID-19 Vaccine Proven False

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

So far, claims of celebrity deaths / injuries due to the COVID-19 vaccine have been proven false at every instance.

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

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Was Bruce Willis Forced To Get COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Was Bruce Willis forced to get his COVID-19 vaccine?

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

 

Claim : Bruce Willis Was Forced To Get COVID-19 Vaccine!

People are sharing messages and articles claiming that Bruce Willis was forced to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

All of them revolve around this quote from an interview that Willis allegedly gave in 2021.

“Yes, I am vaccinated. But I must say, if I could be kind enough to say, I didn’t do it willingly”, Willis had said during an interview in 2021.

 

Truth : Bruce Willis Was NOT Forced To Get COVID-19 Vaccine!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS about Bruce Willis and the COVID-19 vaccine, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No General Vaccine Mandate In The United States

This fake news is at least partially based on the false perception that there is a general vaccine mandate in the United States.

The Biden Administration ordered a vaccine mandate for selected groups in 2021 :

  • Healthcare workers : except those with medical / religious exemptions
  • Military personnel : except those with medical / religious exemptions
  • Non-citizen air travellers : except certain exceptions – under 18, airplane crews, diplomats, permanent residents, special exemptions, etc.
  • Federal employees : Suspended
  • Federal contractors : Suspended
  • Private sector employees : Withdrawn on 25 January 2022

Various state authorities have also enacted their own vaccine mandates, but only for selected sectors. For example :

  • California : state employees, healthcare workers, educational workers
  • New York : state employees and healthcare workers
  • Washington : state employees, healthcare workers, educational workers

Other than certain selected groups, no one else in the United States is required to take the COVID-19 vaccine.

Read more : Did US Supreme Court Just Cancel Universal Vaccination?!

Fact #2 : Bruce Willis Likely Fully-Vaccinated In Early 2021

Bruce Willis has never spoken about his COVID-19 vaccination status. However, it is highly likely that he was vaccinated against COVID-19 by early 2021.

While there is no general vaccine mandate in the United States, many film productions insist that all actors and crews must be fully-vaccinated to avoid expensive halts if an outbreak occurs on set.

Willis was extremely prolific in the last year or so, participating in 15 films since 2021. He would need to be fully-vaccinated to participate in most, if not all of them.

However, he would not have been “forced” to do it. He would have to willingly choose to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Fact #3 : Interview Quote Belonged To Mike Tyson

The interview quote that claimed to show that Willis was forced to get vaccinated was WRONGLY ATTRIBUTED.

Willis never gave a 2021 interview in which he spoke about being forced to get his COVID-19 vaccine.

All those websites that used this quote did not identify who interviewed Willis, or provide a link to the interview. That’s because it never happened.

The quote was lifted – word for word – from Mike Tyson’s interview with USA TODAY on 6 October 2021.

Yes, I am vaccinated. But I must say, if I could be kind enough to say, I didn’t do it willingly.

As you can see in this clip of the USA Today interview, it was Mike Tyson who said them, not Bruce Willis.

Fact #4 : Bruce Willis’ Aphasia Had Nothing To Do With Vaccine

This new fake claim is being peddled as a cautionary tale of what happens when people are “forced” to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

They are indirectly suggesting that, if you are forced to get the COVID-19 vaccine, you may end up with aphasia like Bruce Willis.

The truth is – COVID-19 vaccines do NOT cause aphasia. That is misinformation based on :

Also, Bruce Willis had been suffering from cognitive issues long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

The most common causes of aphasia are stroke, head injuries, brain tumours and progressive neurological conditions.

And globally, strokes alone are responsible for 5 million new cases of aphasia every year, before the COVID-19 pandemic occurred, and long before the COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Read more : Did Bruce Willis Get Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine?!
Read more : Why Adverse Events of Special Interest Are NOT Side Effects!

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Did Bruce Willis Get Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Did Bruce Willis get aphasia seven days after receiving the second dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine?!

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

 

Claim : Bruce Willis Got Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine!

Almost immediately after news broke that Bruce Willis was retiring after his aphasia diagnosis, people started claiming that he got his aphasia from the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine!

Here are a few examples circulating on social media. Please head to the next section for the facts.

General Thomas McInerney : Actor Bruce Willis has sudden health condition issues. Vaccine strikes again?

Hmmm… Bruce Willis’ retirement…🤡🤡🙏🏻🙏🏻

Aphasia seven days after second dose of an mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine – PMC

Aphasia which Bruce Willis is suffering can be caused by a stroke, blood clot, brain tumour all adverse reactions from the vaccines.

Bruce Willis is stepping away from acting because of Aphasia. FYI Aphasia is one of the side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

Truth : Bruce Willis Did NOT Get Aphasia From COVID-19 Vaccine!

It’s becoming a tradition for anti-vaccination activists to immediately blame a celebrity’s death or malady on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Yet again, these antivaxxers are wrong, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : No Evidence Bruce Willis’ Aphasia Was Caused By Vaccine

First, let me start by simply pointing out that there is ZERO EVIDENCE that Bruce Willis’ aphasia was caused by the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, or any vaccine for the matter.

The Willis family did not make that claim, stating simply that “Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities“.

Those making the claim are simply conjuring it out of thin air, without evidence.

Fact #2 : COVID-19 Vaccines Do Not Cause Aphasia

Aphasia is not a disease, but a symptom of damage to the part of the brain that handles speech and language.

There are many causes of aphasia, but the most common cause is a stroke (cerebrovascular accident) on the left side of the brain.

It is also commonly seen with severe head injury, a brain tumour or progressive neurological conditions like dementia.

However, COVID-19 vaccines do not cause aphasia, because they do NOT damage the brain.

Read more : Did Bob Saget Die From COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose?
Read more : Did Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Die From Vaccine?!

Fact #3 : No Evidence Willis Got His Second Dose Recently

The claim that he received his second dose just 7 days before his aphasia diagnosis does not appear to be backed by any evidence.

While Bruce has not revealed his vaccination status, he has been extremely prolific, participating in 15 films since 2021.

There is no vaccine mandate for actors, but producers can mandate vaccinations as a condition for participating in their movies.

As acting in at least some of these movies will require him to be fully-vaccinated, he was very likely fully-vaccinated since early 2021.

Fact #4 : Pfizer AESI List Are Not Side Effects

Many antivaxxers point out that aphasia is in the 9-page AESI list that they claim is evidence of side effects caused by the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

The truth is – the “List of Adverse Events of Special Interest” is actually just a generic list of adverse events that Pfizer look for when vaccinated people send in their reports through VAERS or the Yellow Card systems.

These adverse events are NOT vaccine side effects, because they include COVID-19, other communicable diseases, as well as manufacturing and lab testing issues.

Even though Pfizer investigated all reported adverse events in the list, they found no new safety concerns / risks.

Read more : Why Adverse Events of Special Interest Are NOT Side Effects!

Fact #5 : mRNA Vaccine Did Not Cause Aphasia After 7 Days

Anti-vaccination activists are quoting a 2021 paper (Aphasia seven days after second dose of an mRNA based SARS-CoV-2 vaccine) as evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines cause aphasia after 7 days.

It looks like they either did not read the paper, or they intentionally chose to mislead you on what it said.

The paper reported on a SINGLE case of a man who developed aphasia 7 days after receiving the second dose of his mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

The cause of his aphasia was not the vaccine, but intracerebral bleeding. The man suffered a haemorrhagic stroke – a common cause of aphasia.

Not only is it just a single case, there is no evidence the mRNA vaccine caused the stroke, thereby leading to the aphasia.

The paper also noted that the man’s aphasia “resolved almost completely within a few days“.

Fact #6 : Millions Of People Develop Aphasia Every Year

Aphasia is not a new disorder. It is as old as mankind itself, affecting people long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Globally, millions of people suffer from aphasia, with strokes alone responsible for 5 million new cases of aphasia every year.

Bruce Willis joins about a million other Americans who currently suffer from aphasia in the United States.

Read more : Was Bruce Willis Forced To Get COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Rumer Willis, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore and Tallulah Belle Willis. Photo credit : Phil Faraone for Comedy Central

Fact #7 : Willis Had Cognitive Issues Long Before COVID-19 Vaccines

According to directors, producers and actors who worked with him, Bruce Willis, have come out to say that they noticed his cognitive issues since at least June 2020 – long before COVID-19 vaccines were approved, or made available.

During the production of the movie, Out of Death, director Mike Burns relayed instructions to his screenwriter to cut “about 5 pages” off Willis’ script in a June 2020 email, and realised why when he met Willis for the first time.

I could see it firsthand and I realized that there was a bigger issue at stake here and why I had been asked to shorten his lines.

Then in October 2021, Burns would meet Willis again on the set of Wrong Place. Despite being told that Willis was “way better” and “a whole different person”, he noted :

I didn’t think he was better; I thought he was worse. After we finished, I said: ‘I’m done. I’m not going to do any other Bruce Willis movies.’ I am relieved that he is taking time off.

Bruce Willis had cognitive issues while filming Out of Death

Other industry insiders claimed that Willis began using an earpiece with another actor, Adam Huel Potter feeding him his lines.

Sometimes, Bruce Willis “looked so lost” and had difficulty understanding why he was on set. Once, he asked the crew on set :

I know why you’re here, and I know why you’re here, but why am I here?

Willis’ assistant Stephen J. Eads would advise filmmakers to finish shooting his scenes by lunch, and let him leave early.

All that happened in 2020 – long before the first COVID-19 vaccine was approved, and certainly long before COVID-19 vaccinations began.

Fact #8 : Willis Had Cognitive Issues Long Before COVID-19 Pandemic

Producer and writer, Joe Russo also stated that Bruce Willis had been suffering quietly (from aphasia) for years, including during the filming of his movie, Hard Kill, which was in production SIX WEEKS before the pandemic.

In fact, Bruce was already suffering from cognitive issues as far back as the movie, Glass – which was filmed from 2017-2018.

Bruce seemed a little confused at times and needed a little more help with his lines. This was the first time that I had heard anything about his health.

At that point it seemed that he was a little off. We thought it could be anything from aging to maybe even being a little drunk — common mistakes that people make when seeing the first signs of anything like dementia — to just not wanting to be there.

In reflection, Bruce may have been struggling with all of this back then.

As many Hollywood insiders have revealed, Willis had been suffering from cognitive issues which got progressively worse for at least 5 years, if not longer. It is therefore absurd to blame the COVID-19 vaccine for his aphasia, or underlying condition.

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Did Henry Cavill Help Nephew Prove Superman Is His Uncle?

Was Henry Cavill forced to go to his nephew’s school to prove that Superman is really his uncle?!

Take a look at the viral story + video, and find out what the FACTS really are!

 

Did Henry Cavill Help Nephew Prove Superman Is His Uncle?

The Internet is abuzz with this cute story of Henry Cavill going to school to help his nephew, Thomas, prove that Superman is his uncle.

Whether they are posted on Facebook, or in “viral websites”, the story generally goes along these lines, with a picture of Henry Cavill walking his nephew to school :

The day Uncle Cavill had to prove his nephew was not a liar.

Little Thomas, aged only 7, went to school dressed as Superman and the teacher asked why he was dressed like this.

“Because Superman is my uncle,” he replied.

The teacher then explained that Superman didn’t exist, but Thomas insisted, repeating numerous times that he existed, and that he was his uncle. And the kid ended up at the office…

An officer was asked to see him, to warn the child not to live in a fantasy world.

As the doubt remained, she called her brother-in-law, asking him to go to school to “save” her nephew, who was radiant for all his little friends to see that he was really Superman’s nephew!

The news was confirmed in the last few hours by Cavill himself, reiterating that he had saved his nephew from a bad punishment, given his reputation for “telling lies”

 

Henry Cavill Did Not Help Nephew Prove Superman Is His Uncle!

As endearing as this story is, it was really fabricated from an old but true story from 2011.

Many websites resurrected this story to “go viral” and make money. Here are the facts…

Fact #1 : Henry Cavill Talked About It In 2013 + 2018

Henry Cavill actually recounted this incident back in June 2013 in an interview with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show.

He also told Kelly and Ryan this same story on their show in July 2018.

So all those viral and celebrity websites that claimed that Henry Cavill confirmed this “in the last few hours” lied to you.

Fact #2 : Superman Uncle Incident Happened In 2011

This incident involving his nephew, Thomas, actually happened in 2011 when Henry first learned that he would be playing Superman in Zack Snyder’s film.

Henry Cavill only recounted it in 2013, when he sat for his interview with Jay Leno. This was what he said :

“My nephew Thomas was so super excited… he ran to school. “

“Now keep in mind Thomas has got a great reputation for telling stories and just making up stuff to the teacher.”

He says, “Well, because my uncle is Superman,” and she’s like, “Oh okay, and she pulls him aside. He got in trouble. [She was like] “this is sad.”

Fact #3 : Henry Cavill Did NOT Go To His Nephew’s School

Thomas’ mother – Henry’s sister-in-law – then explained to the teacher that the boy’s uncle “actually kind of is” Superman.

She did not ask Henry to “rescue” Thomas, so he did not actually go to his nephew’s school to prove that Superman is really his uncle.

Fact #4 : They Were NOT Walking To His Nephew’s School

The creator(s) misappropriated one of photos to make it look as if Henry Cavill was walking his nephew to school to prove that his uncle really is Superman.

The truth is this was one of the photos taken of Henry, who was walking in London with his brother Niki and his family on 7 September 2013.

They were NOT going to school to rescue Thomas, that’s for sure!

Fact #5 : Thomas Was Not 7 Years Old When It Happened

Henry Cavill did not mention how old Thomas was when this “Superman is my uncle” incident happened. But in a May 2021 interview with Viva Magazine, he said,

I have two nephews, aged 6 and 4. The older is known for telling wild tales in school and telling lies invented all the time. During one of the classes, the teacher asked pupils to talk about their family members, and what they do professionally. Then, the boy said: “My uncle is Superman.”

So we know that Thomas was 6 years old in 2013, and not 7 years old in 2021 as many viral websites and memes are claiming.

We also know that the incident happened sometime between 2011 and 2013. So Thomas was likely between 4 and 6 years old when it happened.

Little Thomas should be a strapping 14 year-old teenager in 2021!

 

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Bodyless : How To Get This VR Experience For FREE!

Bodyless – an award-winning surreal VR experience – is FREE for a Limited Time!

Find out how to get it FREE, and make sure you TELL your friends!

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Bodyless

Bodyless is a surreal VR experience based on the director’s childhood memory during Taiwan’s martial law period in the 1970s, when human qualities were simplified and quantified with few characteristics recognized and measured by the ruling class.

The player becomes a deceased political prisoner’s ghost in his journey to find his way home.

Although the era has long gone, the emerging digital technologies follows suit. Governments started to use new technologies like digital surveillance, big data and AI as means to monitor and control people.

Powerful world leader uses tweets less than 140 characters to set the course for his country. Human beings are reduced to a few pixels on the screen and left to the military drone pilot to decide for their lives.

In Bodyless, the retrospective martial law governing and ultramodern digital technologies are fused into a dark oppression against folk’s living and beliefs. The audience experiences the journey through the eyes of an old man who was a political criminal under a government’s secret experiment.

After his death, he became a ghost and descended to the underworld. In Taiwanese folk belief, during “Ghost Month”, the hell gate will open for ghosts to visit their families. The old man’s ghost makes up his face and ascends to earth.

Through his eyes, the folk culture forms a rich spiritual world interwoven with nature. However, a mechanical force starts to deteriorate the spiritual world and eventually reduces human forms and memory into simple geometrical shapes that can be easily processed by the technologies.

 

Bodyless : How To Get This Game For FREE!

Follow these steps to get the Bodyless for FREE :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Click on this link – this is an important step.
  3. When asked if you want to allow this page to open Steam, select Allow.

That’s it! You now have the Bodyless in your Steam account!

 

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Who Erected This NSFW Slide At A Children’s Playground?!

Who erected a NSFW slide at a children’s playground in Vancouver, Canada?

Take a look at that cheeky slide, and find out what’s really going on!

 

Who Erected This NSFW Slide At A Children’s Playground?!

The Internet is abuzz with a picture of a NSFW slide apparently being installed at a children’s playground in Vancouver, Canada!

People are either outraged or amused because the red slide, which resembles a penis entering a vagina, was erected in a children’s playground!

Can’t quite put my finger on it but there is something strange about this new slide at a local park 

I have questions for the designer 

If this is a public park, questions as well as the public officials who approved the design.

Does the kid get a cigarette afterwards? asking for a friend

Ok, this WOKE stuff is go too far. There is a Supervisor in this town that needs to be fired, right now. That design was approved by upper management.

What perv authorized this?

..what is wrong with you people…if this is legit get a parents committee together and have it removed

 

Apparently, NSFW Slide Is A Seth Rogen Movie Prop!

After a quick bit of sleuthing, we found out that this NSFW slide is apparently a prop for an R-rated comedy that’s being filmed in Vancouver!

Here is what we know so far….

Fact #1 : It Was Erected In Maple Ridge, British Columbia

The red slide was erected in a children’s playground in Fletcher Park, Maple Ridge, which is just outside of Vancouver.

Fact #2 : It Was A Prop For The Movie, JFC

The slide is apparently a prop for an unnamed R-rated comedy movie called JFC, which is short for Joy F*ck Club.

Fact #3 : It Is A Real Slide

Some Internet sleuths “claim” that the photo was edited, so it has to be said – this slide is REAL. It was NOT Photoshopped.

Fact #4 : It Has Already Been Removed

This prop was (obviously) erected temporarily for filming and would be removed by the 5 November 2021, which is when the British Columbia shooting is scheduled to end.

However, it appears that someone (tremby) went to check it out, and found it gone. So it was likely placed over the original metal slide for the day of the shooting and then removed.

Fact #5 : JFC Is A Seth Rogen Produced Movie

JFC is about four Asian-American women who are travelling across Asia in search of their birth mothers, and features Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu and Sabrina Wu in those roles.

The movie is being produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and directed by Adele Lim (who co-wrote Crazy Rich Asians) in her directorial debut.

We’re fully leaning into a side of Asian-ness the world doesn’t usually get to see… the messy, R-rated, thirsty AF side. – Adele Lim

 

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Nokia 8.3 5G – No Time To Die Photoshoot : Behind The Scene

HMD Global partnered with the upcoming Bond movie – No Time To Die – to market their Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone with a photoshoot.

Watch the behind-the-scenes video for a look at how much effort they went into this photoshoot, and the final output from the Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone!

 

Nokia 8.3 5G : No Time To Die Marketing Photoshoot

In March 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, HMD Global announced that they won the rights to be the official phone partner for the 25th James Bond movie – No Time To Die.

This bought them the right to include into the movie, both the iconic Nokia 3310 and the Nokia 8.3 5G – their upcoming 5G smartphone with a PureView quad camera system featuring ZEISS optics.

The partnership also bought them the rights to an exclusive No Time To Die marketing photoshoot with Lashana Lynch, who plays 00 agent Nomi in the movie.

We should point out that while the Nokia 8.3 5G was featured in the movie and this photoshoot, it was not used to actually film any part of the movie.

Even for this photoshoot, the amount of preparation is incredible and really elaborate. They even brought in social media photographer Ben MacLean to take the photo at the iconic Pinewood Studios, with a 30-foot rig suspending him in the air.

 

Nokia 8.3 5G : The Ultimate Shot

Here is the ultimate shot that Ben MacLean took at No Time To Die photoshoot using the Nokia 8.3 5G smartphone.

Impressive! But if you are planning to buy the Nokia 8.3 5G because you think it will let you take such photos, you will be sorely disappointed.

It would be remiss of us not to remind you all of the elaborate preparation and lighting needed to achieve that shot.

Of course, that’s the purpose of such marketing efforts – to convince you of what’s potentially achievable with a lot of effort… not what most users will end up with.

That’s why we make sure that our smartphone reviews include real world photo and video samples taken on-the-go like normal people.

Here are a selection of our smartphone reviews you can check out :

 

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The Present with Jun-myeon Kim, Seul-ki Kim + Su-bin Yoo!

Samsung just released The Present – a short film featuring Jun-myeon Kim (EXO’s Suho), Seul-ki Kim and Su-bin Yoo! Here is the short film in its entirety!

 

The Present with Jun-myeon Kim, Seul-ki Kim + Su-bin Yoo!

Inspired by Samsung’s corporate citizenship vision of Enabling People through themes of determination, entrepreneurship and collaboration, it stars Ha-kyun Shin as Sang-gu, a man who time-travels to present-day Seoul from 1969.

Sang-gu meets young entrepreneurs Ha-neul (Jun-myeon Kim, aka EXO’s Suho), Bo-ra (Seul-ki Kim) and Young-bok (Su-bin Yoo) and ends up helping them as they work to create a thermal imaging camera to use in fire and rescue operations.

“I wanted the film to be entertaining,” noted Director Jin-ho Hur, chiefly known for his work in the melodrama genre, “but I also wanted to accurately capture all the joys and sorrows faced by today’s young people as they go about launching their own business endeavors.”

 

The Present Highlights Samsung Corporate Vision + Ventures

The film is more than just entertainment. It both highlights Samsung’s corporate vision, as well as two key Samsung ventures :

  • Samsung’s venture acceleration program C-Lab Outside, which supports young Korean startups by facilitating optimal environments for them to grow and create new value.
  • Samsung’s IGNIS Thermal Imaging Camera, developed by C-Lab, their in-house corporate incubation program to help firefighters in prevention and rescue activities.

“We hope that ‘The Present’ will encourage young adults who are working hard to keep pursuing their dreams,” said Jae-woong Jeong, Vice President of Samsung Electronics’ Corporate Communications Team, “and that the film will convey to audiences Samsung’s citizenship vision of Enabling People, which itself reflects the company’s commitment to helping fulfill the innate potential of each and every individual.”

 

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Lenovo Fans The First To Watch Warcraft Movie

Malaysia, 27 May 2016 – Global technology leader Lenovo, announced that they will be partnering with United International Pictures (UIP) for the premiere of the upcoming movie, Warcraft: The Beginning. Lenovo is thrilled to be part of this partnership to ensure that Lenovo customers everywhere are first to watch the Warcraft movie. Enthusiasts will also get to enjoy a range of exclusive premiums as well as opportunities to get up close at cinemas, to Lenovo devices optimized for high-fidelity sound, arresting graphics and a satisfying media experience.

As part of Lenovo’s overall strategy to ‘Never Stand Still’, the world’s number one PC maker saw an opportunity to continue developing their customer communities’ range and quality of experiences, on top of providing innovating devices that meet the latter’s diverse and evolving computing needs. This partnership with UIP will help extend Lenovo’s gaming customers’ experience on their PCs and portable screens to the big screen, in line with Lenovo’s brand commitment to offer seamless access to content.

This partnership with UIP also aligns with two of the three passion points created for Lenovo’s consumer business, namely Gaming and Movies (the third passion point being Music). Lenovo sees strong potential in each of these passion points, and will continue to develop partnerships and devices that deliver immersive and enriching experiences – such as, in this case combining passion for Games with passion for Movies.

Lenovo’s brand is known around the world for consistently enlarging the area in which device engineering and human requirement meet to spark innovation. This has placed Lenovo in the position of being the world’s leading technology company, offering a broad spectrum of products to suit any need or desire, in any situation. Now through this landmark partnership with UIP, gaming enthusiasts and anyone who enjoys a cinematic ride will go further into the high stakes, engrossing world of Warcraft than ever before.

As part of the Lenovo-UIP partnership for Warcraft: The Beginning, Lenovo Malaysia will be running a campaign from Wednesday, 1 June 2016 to Friday, 15 July 2016. During this period, the first 250 customers who purchase selected Lenovo devices will be eligible to redeem Steam vouchers, Lenovo Gaming Mouse, official Warcraft T-shirts as well as movie vouchers.

Fans of the movie can also stand a chance to win tickets to Warcraft: The Beginning through contests on Lenovo Malaysia’s Facebook page starting Friday, 20 May 2016.

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Warcraft Movie Roadshow Location

Together with Golden Screen Cinemas, there will also be several roadshows nationwide for fans to have a first-hand experience of Lenovo devices and stand a chance to win some exciting prizes. The roadshow location and dates are as follows :

 

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