“Silvia Navarro dead 2014” : Actress killed by internet death hoax

Silvia Navarro is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actress Silvia Navarro’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the August 2014 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actress best known for her roles in Amor bravío, Cuando me enamoro or Mañana es para siempre is alive and well.

UPDATE 20/08/2014 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Silvia Navarro death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the actress’s alleged demise gained traction on Monday after a ‘R.I.P. Silvia Navarro’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the Mexican actress’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Monday (August 18, 2014), our beloved actress Silvia Navarro passed away. Silvia Navarro was born on September 14, 1978 in Irapuato. She will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.

Hundreds of fans immediately started writing their messages of condolence on the Facebook page, expressing their sadness that the talented 35-year-old actress was dead. And as usual, Twittersphere was frenzied over the death hoax.

Where as some trusting fans believed the post, others were immediately skeptical of the report, perhaps learning their lesson from the huge amount of fake death reports emerging about celebrities over recent months. Some pointed out that the news had not been carried on any major Mexican network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actress of Silvia Navarro's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (68%) of respondents think those Silvia Navarro death rumors are not funny anymore.

Silvia Navarro Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Tuesday (August 19) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Silvia Navarro is not dead. “She joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. She's still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet,” they said.

Some fans have expressed anger at the fake report saying it was reckless, distressing and hurtful to fans of the much loved actress. Others say this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.

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