“Julia Piaton dead 2023” : Actress killed by internet death hoax
- By Jessica Simpson
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News of actress Julia Piaton’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the March 2023 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 Serial (Bad) Weddings or Les Aristos is alive and well.
UPDATE 30/03/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Julia Piaton death hoax spreads on Facebook
Rumors of the actress’s alleged demise gained traction on Tuesday after a ‘R.I.P. Julia Piaton’ 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 Tuesday (March 28, 2023), our beloved actress Julia Piaton passed away. Julia Piaton was born on January 29, 1985 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 38-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 Julia Piaton's stature would be major news across networks.
A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (73%) of respondents think those Julia Piaton death rumors are not funny anymore.
Julia Piaton Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’
On Wednesday (March 29) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Julia Piaton 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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