“Danna García dead 2020” : Actress killed by internet death hoax

Danna García is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actress Danna García’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the August 2020 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 Beautiful Love or Passion of Hawks is alive and well.

UPDATE 08/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Danna García death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (August 06, 2020), our beloved actress Danna García passed away. Danna García was born on February 4, 1978 in Medellín. 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 42-year-old actress and model 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 Colombian network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actress of Danna García'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 Danna García death rumors are not funny anymore.

Danna García Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Friday (August 07) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Danna García 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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