“Pedro Teixeira dead 2021” : Actor killed by internet death hoax

Pedro Teixeira is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actor Pedro Teixeira’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the November 2021 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 Strawberries with Sugar or Anjo Meu is alive and well.

UPDATE 27/11/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Pedro Teixeira death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (November 25, 2021), our beloved actor Pedro Teixeira passed away. Pedro Teixeira was born on December 23, 1980 in Lisbon. 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 40-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 Portuguese network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actor of Pedro Teixeira's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (72%) of respondents think those Pedro Teixeira death rumors are not funny anymore.

Pedro Teixeira Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actor Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Friday (November 26) the actor's reps officially confirmed that Pedro Teixeira 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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