“Camilla Parker Bowles dead 2017” : Duchess of Cornwall killed by internet death hoax

Camilla Parker Bowles is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

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News of princess Camilla Parker Bowles’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the November 2017 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the Duchess of Cornwall is alive and well.

UPDATE 19/11/2017 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Camilla Parker Bowles death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the princess’s alleged demise gained traction on Friday after a ‘R.I.P. Camilla Parker Bowles’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the British princess’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Friday (November 17, 2017), our beloved princess Camilla Parker Bowles passed away. Camilla Parker Bowles was born on July 17, 1947 in London. 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 70-year-old princess 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 British network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a princess of Camilla Parker Bowles' stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (72%) of respondents think those Camilla Parker Bowles death rumors are not funny anymore.

Camilla Parker Bowles Death Hoax Dismissed Since Princess Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Saturday (November 18) the princess' reps officially confirmed that Camilla Parker Bowles 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 princess. Others say this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.

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