“Kean Cipriano dead 2021” : Callalily lead singer killed by internet death hoax

Kean Cipriano is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of singer Kean Cipriano’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the July 2021 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, Callalily lead singer is alive and well.

UPDATE 30/07/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Kean Cipriano death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday (July 28, 2021), our beloved singer Kean Cipriano passed away. Kean Cipriano was born on June 11, 1987 in Pasig City. 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 34-year-old singer, songwriter and actor 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 Filipino network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a singer of Kean Cipriano's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (69%) of respondents think those Kean Cipriano death rumors are not funny anymore.

Kean Cipriano Death Hoax Dismissed Since Singer Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Thursday (July 29) the singer's reps officially confirmed that Kean Cipriano 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 singer. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.

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