Eddie Murphy Death: Did He Suffer Snowboarding Accident?


Eddie Murphy is the latest celebrity to have their death reported on Twitter, with the 'Trading Places' star apparently losing control of his snowboard and crashing into a tree. The micro-blogging site went into overdrive on Wednesday evening (July 11, 2012) after a rumor that Murphy had suffered fatal injuries in the collision began to circulate.

Of course, the Hollywood star is alive and well, and probably hasn't even been near the ski slopes. We're guessing the hoax is probably linked to a story by Global Associated News in February 2012, who claimed Eddie Murphy was vacationing in Zermatt, Switzerland with his family, smashed into a tree - you guessed it - while snowboarding. On that occasion, Murphy was apparently airlifted to a nearby hospital but was pronounced 'dead' on arrival. Of course, none of that actually happened, though it hasn't stopped the pranksters starting another Murphy hoax. Deaths rumors are becoming commonplace in the Twitter generation, with the likes of Paul MCcartney, Adam Sandler, Robin Williams, Hugh Hefner, Usher and Vanilla Ice all victims of a hoax in recent months.

It's a good job that Murphy is alive and well, given that he's signed up for a sequel to Danny Devito and Arnold Schwarzenegger's comedy movie 'Twins'. He will make up a bizarre set of triplets, being reunited with his brothers.


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at is NOT a prank...it's mean and cruel Just imagine if his daughters had heen out of contact and thefirst thing they heard was their father was dead. There should be a special place in hell for people that start rumors like that
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watch rhian ufg on you tube song would suite paris ,it means unforgettable girl !
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no.1 ed murph fan all the way!!! i mean, your such a badass for snowboarding across the mountain tops and river sides, but i love you so much, its got 'i love ed murph' written all over me!!!!
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hey rashid! long time no see!!! how ya doin, pal, eh, good ole' sunny boy? well, we'll need to catch up some time, maybe over a cup of strong coffee in the local cafe, so we can talk about the good ole' memories, and catch up on the good times:) i hope you havent been as strong in tude as you were when we was in kindergarten you badass!!! anyways, good seeyin ya pal, bye chap x
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oh, never new they had a caf! ya know, i heard ry works there and all! that'll be good eh? well, glad your alive and well, i've recentley been doing grimmys new fitness vid. its called 'keep in shape like me, grimm-ee!!!' (see how it rhymes in rhythm to the beat eh?) well, yes we shall head on down to cafe slide soon, we shall indeed! catcha l8r you cayndymayn! i've also been treating myself while i've been doin alll the fitness :S (but you cant tell a soul)... i've been asking my nayn to have a dollar for the corner stoyre to buy some cayndy!!!!!! well, catcha l8r x
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