Rumor Sylvester Stallone dead?’ – fans panic as death hoax resurfaces — Go Viral
An internet hoax claiming Sylvester Stallone has died has resurfaced again. Luckily, many of his fans immediately guessed it was the same hoax that had done the rounds 18 months ago – but some were left worried about the legendary actor. The hoax first emerged in September 2016, claiming the Hollywood icon had died A message had appeared on Facebook claiming Stallone had been found dead at his Los Angeles home. However, it soon transpired that it was a sick hoax when users found it was linked to a website notorious for sharing celebrity death hoaxes.
The same site had previously claimed the likes of Vin Diesel, Jaden Smith, Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey and John Cena had all died. This time around, the rumour returned claiming Stallone had died from prostate cancer. RIP messages were being shared by his fans, with many questioning the validity of the claims.
is Sylvester Stallone dead or is Facebook lying again?
— ⚡ (@httpmensa) February 19, 2018
Omg I thought Sylvester Stallone was dead!! I hate the Internet 😓
— Dylan (@dylanmxlencion) February 19, 2018
Stallone has remained quiet on social media but last time the hoax emerged, he uploaded a photo of himself with Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev. So fans should keep their eyes on his social media pages in case he decides to speak out about this hoax too.
Stallone’s most recent social media post was shared on Sunday showing a fan poster of Creed 2.