“Gordon Ramsay dead 2023” : ‘Hell's Kitchen’ creator killed by internet death hoax

Gordon Ramsay is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of chef Gordon Ramsay’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the June 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the creator of Hell's Kitchen is alive and well.

UPDATE 04/06/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Gordon Ramsay death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the chef’s alleged demise gained traction on Friday after a ‘R.I.P. Gordon Ramsay’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the British chef’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Friday (June 02, 2023), our beloved chef Gordon Ramsay passed away. Gordon Ramsay was born on November 8, 1966 in Johnstone. 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 56-year-old chef 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 British network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a chef of Gordon Ramsay's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that 50% still think false Gordon Ramsay death rumors are funny.

Gordon Ramsay Death Hoax Dismissed Since Chef Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Saturday (June 03) the chef's reps officially confirmed that Gordon Ramsay 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 chef. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.

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