“Yasmien Kurdi dead 2023” : Actress killed by internet death hoax

Yasmien Kurdi is the latest celeb to fall victim to a death hoax

News of actress Yasmien Kurdi’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. However the March 2023 report has now been confirmed as a complete hoax and just the latest in a string of fake celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the actress best known for albums like Love Is All I Need or In the Name of Love is alive and well.

UPDATE 01/04/2023 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Yasmien Kurdi death hoax spreads on Facebook

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

At about 11 a.m. ET on Thursday (March 30, 2023), our beloved actress Yasmien Kurdi passed away. Yasmien Kurdi was born on January 25, 1989 in San Juan. 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 34-year-old actress, singer and songwriter 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 Filipino network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of an actress of Yasmien Kurdi's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (50%) of respondents think those Yasmien Kurdi death rumors are not funny anymore.

Yasmien Kurdi Death Hoax Dismissed Since Actress Is ‘Alive And Well’

On Friday (March 31) the actress' reps officially confirmed that Yasmien Kurdi 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 actress. Others say this shows her extreme popularity across the globe.

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