‘Justin Bieber Dead’ hashtag was trending on Twitter. This started after a fake report was shared on Facebook claiming that the Canadian singer had passed away in a car crash. All this was later debunked. Read on to know more.
Hoax, viral fake reports, and more are truly common on social media. Every now and then, the internet is filled with reports that have no truth to them with later the lies coming to light. In all this, fake celebrity death news is also something that we often come across. It only takes some time before everything is debunked. Recently, the same thing happened with popstar Justin Bieber.
A few days ago, a number of online articles claimed that the Canadian singer had died in a car accident. This report soon took spread across social media platforms. While the news was debunked soon enough, the hashtag #JustinBieberDead was still trending on Twitter.
Following the discovery of a news story claiming the same on Facebook, rumours of Justin Bieber’s passing started to spread. A news article by Vairal News 93 posted on March 5, 2023, claimed that the Baby singer had passed away in a car crash. “USA (RIP) Justin Bieber died after crashing at over 100mph, coroner’s report reveals 05.03.2023,” read the post.
As mentioned above, this news was soon called out to be fake and debunked. It was nothing more than a death hoax. But even after the clarification, #JustinBieberDead was still trending on Twitter. Snopes debunked the news and said, “There is no evidence Bieber is dead. If it was true, it would be widely reported and memorialized by reputable publications.” In actuality, the day the rumours started, Justin had made a public appearance.
What’s more is that he even recently gathered his loved ones and close friends to celebrate his 29th birthday. Among the guests at his party were Billie Eilish, Jaden Smith, Kid Laroi, Leon Bridges, Bernard Harvey, and Don Toliver. Fans reacted to all this and called out the fake post for spreading such rumours.