Actress Zoe Saldana's designer pal Prabul Gurung has been left "disturbed" by false reports suggesting he had died in a car crash on Tuesday (03Jul12).
The Nepalese fashion guru was rumoured to have been killed in a horrific traffic accident, but the claims were soon proved to be part of a vicious prank and Gurung was forced to reach out to family, friends and fans online to assure them he was alive and well.
Gurung admits the death hoax has left him fuming - and he wants bosses at Google.com to clamp down on the spread of such incidents.
He tells the New York Post, "I wish the parties involved in this hoax had some empathy for those who are at the receiving end of this prank. I hope that Google looks into this and takes firm action."