Jackie Chan death hoax still viral; he says:"If I'm really dead, I'll announce it"

26 June 2013 / 3 years 3 months ago

Reports of Jackie Chan's death are still spreading on facebook despite the actor's statement about them being fake.According to an article in Noypistuff, on Friday, Jackie Chan said that he has been receiving calls from his family and friends checking on him after they read the said reports on the popular social networking site.He wrote on his facebook page: "These few years, there have repeatedly been false news which has caused my fans and friends who care about me, to worry if I am dead!""If I am really dead, I will definitely announce it."The Asian superstar attached a photo of himself holding a newspaper dated June 21st to prove that he is alive."Tell everyone! Ha ha! To make people believe it, please look at the photo! Thank you for everyone’s concern and love!," he added.Last week, a message that claimed Jackie Chan died after falling from a 12-floor building while performing a stunt went viral on facebook.The social media message read: "Hollywood Breaking News - Jackie Chan died after perfecting a deadly stunt. Jackie Chan falls from a building of 12 floors. Police are currently investigating. Watch the original video of the deadly stunt and their effort to save Jackie Chan."The facebook message is reportedly linked to an application, which automatically shares the fake, report on one's timeline when allowed.

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