JUSTIN Bieber is one of the biggest celebrities in the world, so rumors are sure to spread about the pop phenomenon.
But why is “Justin Bieber dead” trending on Twitter? Let’s investigate.
Why is ‘Justin Bieber dead’ trending?
A viral article was posted in early March 2023, claiming Justin had died in a high speed car crash.
The post read: “USA (RIP) Justin Bieber died after crashing at over 100mph, coroner’s report reveals 05.03.2023.”
Snopes quickly debunked this claim after other rumors emerged.
They said: “There is no evidence Bieber is dead. If it was true, it would be widely reported and memorialized by reputable publications.”
What have Justin Bieber’s fans said?
Justin’s fans were understandably upset and confused by the rumors.
One took to Twitter saying: “Whoever got my momma thinking Justin Bieber is dead can go to hell.”
Another said: “Somebody shared a fake post on FB about Justin Bieber dead and I fell for it smh.”
The rumors were cleared up quite quickly, much to the relief of his adoring fans.
When did the hoax start?
The hoax seems to have begun around March 5, after a few articles from fake news websites began circulating.
The rumors were debunked after Justin made public appearances on the same day the rumors began.
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