“Tita Cervera dead 2021” : Baron Thyssen's widow killed by internet death hoax

Tita Cervera is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of model Tita Cervera’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the January 2021 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the Baron Thyssen's widow is alive and well.

UPDATE 18/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Tita Cervera death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Saturday (January 16, 2021), our beloved model Tita Cervera passed away. Tita Cervera was born on April 23, 1943 in Barcelona. 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 77-year-old model and business woman 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 Spanish network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a model of Tita Cervera's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (68%) of respondents think those Tita Cervera death rumors are not funny anymore.

Tita Cervera Death Hoax Dismissed Since Model Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Sunday (January 17) the model's reps officially confirmed that Tita Cervera 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 model. Others say this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.

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