“Robbie Jones dead 2024” : Actor killed by internet death hoax

Robbie Jones is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actor Robbie Jones’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the March 2024 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 role in Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor is alive and well.

UPDATE 05/03/2024 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Robbie Jones death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Sunday (March 03, 2024), our beloved actor Robbie Jones passed away. Robbie Jones was born on September 25, 1977 in Oxnard. 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 46-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 American network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actor of Robbie Jones' stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that 82% still think false Robbie Jones death rumors are funny.

Robbie Jones Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actor Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Monday (March 04) the actor's reps officially confirmed that Robbie Jones 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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