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Morgan Freeman Is NOT Dead, Rep Confirms

September 08, 2012 18:43:24 GMT

A page was created on Facebook to announce the death of the veteran actor and actually garnered ten thousands of 'likes'.


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Morgan Freeman fell victim to death hoax. The "Oblivion" actor is alive and well despite reports circulating on Facebook that he suddenly passed away. A page has been created on the social network and gained more than 60,000 "likes".

A representative told E! Online in a statement, "Morgan is alive and well, and joins the long list of actors who have been victimized by this hoax." Upon closer look, the "about" section of the Facebook page also said, "He's still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet." The 75-year-old actor is no stranger to death rumors. He was hit with the same claim two years ago on Twitter.

Another rumor about him has also been debunked. Morgan is not the voice narrating a "Fifty Shades of Grey" clip. Rather, it was actor-comedian Josh Robert Thompson who has impersonated Morgan and other actors for years.

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posted by butterfly62463 on Aug 19, 2013
I'm so happy that he it's alive and well, I saw all his movies love them all. It will truly hurt my heart if that was true what I had heard. Thank you lord that Mr. Morgan Freeman it's alive and well. May god bless him always. Fan butterfly62463.
posted by oxi on Sep 23, 2012
those stupid people doing those stupid things, they should be jailed for that! they should make a page for their own death! not funny!
posted by Mireya Bermudez on Sep 12, 2012
It shock me to hear about the death of Me. Freeman. That is a real mean thing to do. I thank God it was not true and to bless Mr. Freeman with health so he can live many more years. We here in the U.S. Virgin Islands love you & admire you Mr. Freeman.
posted by Bobbie Jo on Sep 09, 2012
MORGAN FREEMAN IS AN AMAZING ACTOR .AND IS LOVED BY BILLIONS OF PEOPLE.
posted by TinyTim2001 on Sep 08, 2012
Nothing lie about dummies.
posted by Angella Andrus on Sep 08, 2012
Not cool!!!! My heart sunk and hurt for a while!!! Stupid people!!!
posted by Jesse Custer on Sep 08, 2012
not really, the site did at least tell the truth, if viewers actually bothered to read it all. there are far worse things on the net im sure. its a good lessen that many do need to learn-not to believe everything they read on the net, and nowadays, just about every other form of media too. its almost all lies, LOL
posted by Preacher on Sep 08, 2012
This was a mean thing to do

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