“Max Riemelt dead 2022” : Actor killed by internet death hoax

Max Riemelt is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actor Max Riemelt’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the June 2022 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actor best known for his roles in Heiter bis Wolkig, The Wave or Sense8 is alive and well.

UPDATE 30/06/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Max Riemelt death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday (June 28, 2022), our beloved actor Max Riemelt passed away. Max Riemelt was born on January 7, 1984 in Berlin. 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 38-year-old 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 German network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actor of Max Riemelt'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 Max Riemelt death rumors are not funny anymore.

Max Riemelt Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actor Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Wednesday (June 29) the actor's reps officially confirmed that Max Riemelt 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 actor. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.

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