The Most Notorious Rocker Death Rumors

Paul McCartney, Lou Reed, Britney Spears and more all have been found very much alive
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A handful of pranksters began a hoax announcing Cher's death on January 26th 2012, kicking off with a tweet "RIP Cher: Twitter has a habit of killing people without them knowing." The "RIP Cher" bit ended up trending, proving the original tweeter's point that social media can often be like a bad game of telephone.

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