“Julie Ferrier dead 2020” : Actress killed by internet death hoax

Julie Ferrier is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actress Julie Ferrier’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the June 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 French Women or Heartbreaker is alive and well.

UPDATE 02/07/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Julie Ferrier death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the actress’s alleged demise gained traction on Tuesday after a ‘R.I.P. Julie Ferrier’ 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 (June 30, 2020), our beloved actress Julie Ferrier passed away. Julie Ferrier was born on December 5, 1971 in Courbevoie. 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 48-year-old actress, director, dancer and comedienne 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 Julie Ferrier's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (72%) of respondents think those Julie Ferrier death rumors are not funny anymore.

Julie Ferrier Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Wednesday (July 01) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Julie Ferrier 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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