July 15, 2020

Dwayne Johnson death hoax: No, The Rock didn’t die after failed stunt

By Frank Yemi

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has become the target of a viral death hoax. The 47-year-old actor is not dead; however, thousands of unsuspecting fans shared the fake news on their social media timeline.

A hoax news story that has been circulating on Facebook claiming the actor and WWE star died after a failed stunt with the following headline: “BBC: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Dies at 47 after a terrible stunt attempted failed.”

The hoax used the BBC News (British Broadcasting Corporation) label to appear as a legitimate news organization. However, the link circulating on Facebook directs users to a hoax website.

A search on the BBC News website for the terms “Dwayne Johnson dead” or “Dwayne Johnson death” does not garner any results similar to the link being shared on social media.

from: https://www.monstersandcritics.com/people/dwayne-johnson-death-hoax-no-the-rock-did-not-die-after-a-failed-stunt/

One thought on “Dwayne Johnson death hoax: No, The Rock didn’t die after failed stunt

  1. Are you going to see the new Jamanji movie this weekend? It’s a sequal to the last one. I loved Jack Black and Dwayne Johnson in the last movie! It’s gonna be great. I just love those guys.

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