2014 has been a year chock-full of celebrity death hoaxes, causing people to panic about their favorite celebs. HollywoodLife.com put together a gallery highlighting the most shocking death hoaxes of the year. Check it out here!
A ton of shocking death scares surfaced in 2014! While they’re only hoaxes and everyone is OK, fans still went into a frenzy freaking out about the death rumors. From Playboy’s Hugh Hefner to Guns and Roses‘ Axl Rose to outspoken pop star Miley Cyrus, these stars have all been the subject of crazy death rumors. Click to see our gallery!
Zayn Malik — One Direction Star Subject Of Death Hoax
One Direction hottie Zayn Malik was the subject of a horrible rumor which started from a fake BBC report, claiming the boy-bander was found dead in a hotel room. How terrible! The rumors hit just before April Fools Day.
Miley Cyrus: Alive! — Singer Kills Death Hoax
An awful rumor surfaced in July that the “Wrecking Ball” singer was found dead in her Los Angeles home after a drug overdose. What a horrible rumor! To kill the death hoax, Miley showed she was more alive than ever by posing topless in a photo overlooking the mountains. Do your thang, Miley!
Macaulay Culkin Dead — ‘Home Alone’ Actor Dies In NYC Apartment?
Fans of the Home Alone actor freaked out when Macaulay Culkin was allegedly found dead in his New York City apartment in November. Macaulay proved the rumors weren’t true by channeling his dark sense of humor in a picture where he posed dead.
Hugh Hefner Dead? New Death Hoax Spread On Internet
The legendary Hugh was the most recent target of a death hoax. Rumors hit the Internet on Dec. 28 saying that the 88-year-old Playboy founder passed away of natural causes in his Playboy Mansion. Hugh combated the hoax by tweeting that he was watching American Sniper. And so he lives on!
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— Julianne Ishler