Charlie Hunnam Death Hoax: Sons of Anarchy Star Died in Single Vehicle Accident Goes Viral; Rep Responds to the Reports
By jaskiran kaur | June 18, 2014 3:35 PM EST
Is "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam really dead? Another viral internet death hoax has instigated fear and anxiety amongst the fans of "SOA" star. According to the fake report spreading via Facebook the actor died on June 15, 2014.
Charlie Hunnam Death Hoax
According to the Mediamass.net, on Monday, June 16, 2014 the news about Charlie Hunnam's death started to spread like wildfire. It happened after a Facebook page titled "R.I.P. Charlie Hunnam" emerged on the internet and garnered nearly one million of "likes."
The page that fuelled the rumour was backed by credible account the 34-year-old English actor's death. The description also gave the time of death and invited condolences.
Account of Charlie Hunnam's death on Facebook Page:
"At about 11 a.m. ET on Monday (June 16, 2014), our beloved actor Charlie Hunnam passed away. Charlie Hunnam was born on April 10, 1980 in Newcastle upon Tyne. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page."
The Facebook page that gave rise to the viral death hoax was later taken down. But according to the Web site's report, fans expressed their sympathy and condolences on the page claiming Charlie Hunnam is dead.
Fans on Twitter also freaked out. Scroll down to read some reactions.
This is not the only rumour spreading about Charlie Hunnam's death. The star who plays the role of Jax Teller in superhit FX series "Sons of Anarchy" is also rumoured to be dead after meeting a "single vehicle accident in Northfolk, VA," notes Inquistr.
According to the report, a viral link linked to GOOGONLINE.COM is being circulated on Facebook. The link that resembles Google reads "'Sons of Anarchy'" star Charlie Hunnam dead at 34. Early Wednesday afternoon Charlie Hunnam was ejected from his vehicle in a single vehicle accident in Northfolk, VA."
Charlie Hunnam Death Hoax Debunked: 'Sons of Anarchy' is Doing Well
After the death hoax went viral causing enormous panic, actor's rep took the onus of informing fans about actor's wellbeing. On June 17, 2014 Charlie Hunnam's representative reportedly confirmed that the actor is not dead.
"He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He's still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet," told the rep (via Mediamass.net).
Recently, "Walking Dead" actors Norman Reedus and Andrew Lincoln became the victim of internet death hoax. Also, Dawyne Johnson and Sylvester Stallone were recently killed by internet.
Fans know Charlie Hunnam is set to reprise his role of character Jax Teller in new "Sons of Anarchy" season. Read the Twitter reactions of Charlie Hunnam and "SOA" fans after reading about his viral death hoax below:
If Charlie Hunnam is really dead I might just cry #jaxisababe
— Jaclyn Solomon (@SolomonJaclyn) June 17, 2014
Is Charlie Hunnam really dead !?!? Someone plzzz tell me is not true
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