News of princess Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the July 2021 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the 49-year-old princess is alive and well.
UPDATE 30/07/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark death hoax spreads on Facebook
Rumors of the princess’s alleged demise gained traction on Wednesday after a ‘R.I.P. Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the Danish princess’s passing:
“At about 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday (July 28, 2021), our beloved princess Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark passed away. Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark was born on February 5, 1972 in Hobart. 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 49-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 Danish network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a princess of Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark's stature would be major news across networks.
A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (85%) of respondents think those Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark death rumors are not funny anymore.
Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark Death Hoax Dismissed Since Princess Is ‘Alive And Well’
On Thursday (July 29) the princess' reps officially confirmed that Crown Princess Mary Of Denmark 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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