Johnny Depp Is Not Dead
A new Facebook hoax encouraging people to "Like" a bogus memorial page to pay their respects to the actor has sparked the latest Depp is dead rumor, with the Zap2it blog posting a tongue in cheek story dispelling the rumor but also linking it to the death of a person on the set of Depp's current movie. (see story here)
This isn't the first time that the internet has killed off Depp. In addition to fake memorial pages on Facebook, one hoaxster put together a bogus CNN report claiming that Depp had died in a car crash in France two years ago. You can read more about that here.