Dwayne Johnson has turn out to be the victim of a death hoax as soon as again, after a pretend information story circulated that he had been killed in a stunt gone fallacious.
The actor and wrestler, 47, has but to touch upon the tales, however provided that he was posting on his Instagram story about a fan gifting him a beaded model of one of his film posters, followers might be assured he’s not posted from past the grave.
The hoax story’s headline learn: ‘BBC: Dwayne The Rock Johnson Dies at 47 after a terrible stunt attempted failed’, and rapidly circulated round Facebook.
Despite utilizing the BBC in the headline, the hyperlink would take customers to a pretend web site relatively than the authentic information supply, and there’s no story about The Rock being dead on the BBC.
This isn’t the first time Dwayne has been the goal of a death hoax – the Fast And Furious star was additionally declared dead by trolls in 2011 and 2014.
In 2011, he responded to the rumours on his Facebook web page, telling followers: ‘Rumours of my death are false – I’m nonetheless “Bringin’ It” 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a 12 months – together with intercalary year!’
In 2014, hoaxers additionally claimed it was a stunt gone fallacious that had been the finish for Dwayne, falsely reporting: ‘Actor Dwayne Johnson died whereas filming a film in New Zealand early this morning – June 10, 2014.
‘Preliminary reports from New Zealand Police officials indicate that the actor fell more than 60 feet to his death on the Kauri Cliffs while on-set.’
Very a lot alive and properly, Dwayne has lately accomplished filming for Jumanji: The Next Level and the former wrestler additionally appeared at UFC 244: Masvidal vs Diaz the place he offered winner Jorge Masvidal with the belt.
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