Sylvester Stallone is alive; Dismissed death hoax on social media

Hollywood's iconic action star Sylvester Stallone is very much alive. Check his social media posts with you are in doubt.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:September 4, 2016 6:10 pm
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Hollywood’s iconic action star Sylvester Stallone has dismissed rumours about his death by tweeting a picture of himself with boxer Sergey Kovalev. The Rocky star found himself becoming a victim in the middle of a a death hoax this weekend, reported Daily Mirror.

Stallone shared a snap holding up his fists with Sergey “Krusher” Kovzalev on Saturday. Without referring to the vile hoax that quickly spread across social media, Sylvester brushed it off with a cheeky smile and boxing pose, proving he’s as fit as ever. He captioned the picture, “With the incredibly powerful unified light heavyweight champion, Sergey “Krusher”Kovzalev ” … Whatever he hits, he destroys” @sergeykovalev (sic)”.

It was only yesterday when the Spy Kid star posted a picture with his daughter on Instagram saying:”A wonderful quiet dinner together with my daughter. #dinnerdate #spacetravel #nogravity #talkingheads @sophiastallone. And the actor is also enjoying some music as he shared: Train was great tonight… That Man can sing!

Check Sylvester Stallone’s latest posts here.

The shocking rumour surfaced on the internet when a fake news story allegedly from news site CNN began to get circulated on social media. When the readers slicked on the spam article, instead of directing it to an article, it further automatically got shared on their pages too. This left the fans in dismay hearing the news about Stallone’s ‘death’. But his followers have found their smile back.

This was not the first time when hoax death report of a celebrity made a round. Well known stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Justin Beiber, Miley Cyrus and Angelina Jolie have also been victims of fake death reports where the news got circulated without anyone verifying the source.