“Emma de Caunes dead 2021” : Actress killed by internet death hoax

Emma de Caunes is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actress Emma de Caunes’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the April 2021 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 Mr. Bean's Holiday, Restons groupés or Brother is alive and well.

UPDATE 10/04/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Emma de Caunes death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (April 08, 2021), our beloved actress Emma de Caunes passed away. Emma de Caunes (daughter of Antoine de Caunes) was born on September 9, 1976 in Paris. 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 44-year-old actress 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 an actress of Emma de Caunes' stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (70%) of respondents think those Emma de Caunes death rumors are not funny anymore.

Emma de Caunes Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Friday (April 09) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Emma de Caunes 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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