Oh no! Fans were shocked when a report claimed over the Oct. 31 weekend that Gabriel, also known by his stage name of Fluffy, had died of unknown causes. But is the actor and comedian really gone? HollywoodLife.com has the truth.
The following story made the rounds on the internet Halloween weekend: “Gabriel Iglesias, (born July 15, 1976) known professionally as Gabriel Iglesias and comically as Fluffy died this Friday for causes that are still not confirmed but it seems to be a health complication … He was the youngest of six children. He has four sisters and one brother. And today not only them mourn this tragic event, but millions who enjoyed his great comedy.” Definitely sad, but true? We’ll see about that.
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Fantastic news, HollywoodLifers! Despite the false report that whipped fans into a mournful frenzy, Fluffy is alive and well — and hilarious to boot!
Gabriel took to his Facebook page on Nov. 3 to address the death hoax and what he has to say is pretty funny!
According to this article below I guess I died Friday and no one decided to tell me. Well, since I’m dead now I guess I can start eating carbs again. It was a good life. Had a great childhood and an amazing career. I traveled the world and got drunk in all 50 states, woooooo! I made a lot of people happy over the years and pissed off most my ex girlfriends in the process. Can’t win them all, right? Soooo I guess I want to be buried somewhere people can visit my grave, put pretty flowers and pour diet cokes on my plot. I’m gonna want my estate to buy both plots next to me so that even in death I can stretch my legs. I would love it very much if people were to visit my grave and take selfies with it. Even in death I’m still a social media attention whore, #FarewellFluffy.
There should be no charge to visit my grave so don’t pay any attention to the shady guy by the gate with the comedy club passes in the new Jaguar trying to raise money by selling tickets to get in the cemetery. U just tell him to go fund himself and he will leave u alone. To my family, the ones who still spoke to me til my last day I say thank u for being so understanding and loving me no matter how long I was on the road doing what I had to do to make everyone’s lives better. To the family I no longer spoke to I say, I’m sorry for not being what u wanted me to be. To all my friends, thank u for not telling me I died. U guys always keep news that bums me out away from me and I love u for it. To my fans I say thank u so much for letting me make u laugh all these years. It’s the most amazing feeling in the world. Please pirate, bootleg, share copy and distribute all my comedy videos. I made a lot of money over the years. Don’t worry, I’m leaving my family well off so enjoy. When someone finds out what I died from please let me know. If it’s not health related I’m gonna be pissed. It’s gonna suck to know I gave up a lot of snacks this year just to die from a stupid accident. Well, since I’m gone I might actually take a long deserved break. Who am I kidding? My agent is probably already booking me for The ‘Back from the dead Fluffy tour.’
If this hoax has taught us anything, it’s that we’re so lucky to still have this talented comedian here with us. We can’t wait for the “Back from the Dead Fluffy Tour.” So HollywoodLifers, did YOU fall for the Gabriel Iglesias death hoax? Let us know!
— Tierney McAfee