“Bethenny Frankel dead 2020” : Television host killed by internet death hoax

Bethenny Frankel is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of television host Bethenny Frankel’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the November 2020 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the former host of ‘Bethenny’ is alive and well.

UPDATE 02/12/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Bethenny Frankel death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the television host’s alleged demise gained traction on Monday after a ‘R.I.P. Bethenny Frankel’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American television host’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Monday (November 30, 2020), our beloved television host Bethenny Frankel passed away. Bethenny Frankel was born on November 4, 1970 in New York. 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 50-year-old television host, author and business woman 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 American network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a television host of Bethenny Frankel's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that 51% still think false Bethenny Frankel death rumors are funny.

Bethenny Frankel Death Hoax Dismissed Since Television host Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Tuesday (December 01) the television host's reps officially confirmed that Bethenny Frankel 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 television host. Others say this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.

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