“Luck Mervil dead 2023” : Singer killed by internet death hoax

Luck Mervil is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of singer Luck Mervil’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the January 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the singer best known for his work in the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame is alive and well.

UPDATE 02/02/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Luck Mervil death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday (January 31, 2023), our beloved singer Luck Mervil passed away. Luck Mervil was born on October 20, 1967 in Port-au-Prince. 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 55-year-old singer, songwriter, musician, actor and television host 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 network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a singer of Luck Mervil'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 Luck Mervil death rumors are not funny anymore.

Luck Mervil Death Hoax Dismissed Since Singer Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Wednesday (February 01) the singer's reps officially confirmed that Luck Mervil 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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