“Cécile de Ménibus dead 2021” : Television host killed by internet death hoax

Cécile de Ménibus is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of television host Cécile de Ménibus’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the December 2021 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 ‘La Méthode Cauet’ is alive and well.

UPDATE 05/12/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Cécile de Ménibus death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Friday (December 03, 2021), our beloved television host Cécile de Ménibus passed away. Cécile de Ménibus was born on September 16, 1970 in Chartres. 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 51-year-old television host 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 French network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a television host of Cécile de Ménibus' stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (91%) of respondents think those Cécile de Ménibus death rumors are not funny anymore.

Cécile de Ménibus Death Hoax Dismissed Since Television host Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Saturday (December 04) the television host's reps officially confirmed that Cécile de Ménibus 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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