“Tito El Bambino dead 2021” : Singer killed by internet death hoax

Tito El Bambino is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of singer Tito El Bambino’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the April 2021 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the singer best known for hit songs like El Amor or Mi cama huele a ti is alive and well.

UPDATE 19/04/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Tito El Bambino death hoax spreads on Facebook

Rumors of the singer’s alleged demise gained traction on Saturday after a ‘R.I.P. Tito El Bambino’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the Puerto Rican singer’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Saturday (April 17, 2021), our beloved singer Tito El Bambino passed away. Tito El Bambino was born on October 5, 1981 in Carolina. 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 39-year-old singer 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 Puerto Rican network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a singer of Tito El Bambino's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (79%) of respondents think those Tito El Bambino death rumors are not funny anymore.

Tito El Bambino Death Hoax Dismissed Since Singer Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Sunday (April 18) the singer's reps officially confirmed that Tito El Bambino 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 singer. Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.

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