“Denis Moschitto dead 2020” : Actor killed by internet death hoax

Denis Moschitto is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

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News of actor Denis Moschitto’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 actor best known for his role in Kebab Connection is alive and well.

UPDATE 26/11/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Denis Moschitto death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on Tuesday after a ‘R.I.P. Denis Moschitto’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the German actor’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday (November 24, 2020), our beloved actor Denis Moschitto passed away. Denis Moschitto was born on June 22, 1977 in Cologne. He 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 43-year-old actor 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 German network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actor of Denis Moschitto's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that 64% still think false Denis Moschitto death rumors are funny.

Denis Moschitto Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actor Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Wednesday (November 25) the actor's reps officially confirmed that Denis Moschitto is not dead. “He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax. He'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 actor. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.

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