“Karrueche Tran dead 2020” : Chris Brown's ex girlfriend killed by internet death hoax

Karrueche Tran is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of model Karrueche Tran’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the August 2020 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the Chris Brown's ex girlfriend is alive and well.

UPDATE 14/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Karrueche Tran death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the model’s alleged demise gained traction on Wednesday after a ‘R.I.P. Karrueche Tran’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American model’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday (August 12, 2020), our beloved model Karrueche Tran passed away. Karrueche Tran was born on May 17, 1988 in Los Angeles. 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 32-year-old model 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 American network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a model of Karrueche Tran's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (86%) of respondents think those Karrueche Tran death rumors are not funny anymore.

Karrueche Tran Death Hoax Dismissed Since Model Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Thursday (August 13) the model's reps officially confirmed that Karrueche Tran 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 model. Others say this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.

© 2020 MediaMass All rights reserved. Do not reproduce (even with permission).

Karrueche Tran: Recent News


page served in 0.043s (1,3)