“Satya Oblet dead 2020” : Model killed by internet death hoax

Satya Oblet is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

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News of model Satya Oblet’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the September 2020 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the 44-year-old model is alive and well.

UPDATE 29/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Satya Oblet death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Sunday (September 27, 2020), our beloved model Satya Oblet passed away. Satya Oblet was born on January 3, 1976 in Pondichéry. 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 44-year-old model 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 French network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a model of Satya Oblet's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (74%) of respondents think those Satya Oblet death rumors are not funny anymore.

Satya Oblet Death Hoax Dismissed Since Model Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Monday (September 28) the model's reps officially confirmed that Satya Oblet 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 model. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.

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