Betty White Death Hoax
Betty White is the victim of a death hoax, but you can rest assured. The beloved icon is very much alive.
False reports that White was dead spread like wildfire on Twitter and Facebook on November 9, 2019. It all started with a fake news site. Such death hoaxes have afflicted other Hollywood stars as sites pass on stories set up to look like news but that are completely false.
In the case of Betty White, her publicist has confirmed the good news. Betty White didn’t die. White is “alive and very well,” her rep confirmed, according to The Sun.
The death hoax of Betty White : when it is started?
The death hoax started on a fake site called EmpireNews.net, a self-proclaimed satirical and entertainment site, which shared a false story headlined “Actress Betty White, 93, Dyes Peacefully In Her Los Angeles Home.” This is how the hoax goes viral. People see the article shared, and they share it, not realizing that it’s a hoax: