“Mía Maestro dead 2020” : Actress killed by internet death hoax

Mía Maestro is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actress Mía Maestro’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 actress best known for her roles in The Strain, The Twilight Saga or Alias is alive and well.

UPDATE 10/08/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Mía Maestro death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the actress’s alleged demise gained traction on Saturday after a ‘R.I.P. Mía Maestro’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the Argentine actress’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Saturday (August 08, 2020), our beloved actress Mía Maestro passed away. Mía Maestro was born on June 19, 1978 in Buenos Aires. 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 42-year-old actress, singer and songwriter 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 Argentine network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actress of Mía Maestro's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (77%) of respondents think those Mía Maestro death rumors are not funny anymore.

Mía Maestro Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Sunday (August 09) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Mía Maestro 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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