Is Sandra Bullock Dead? Internet Erupts With Death Rumors
The interwebs — specifically Twitter — have spun out of control with another death rumor, and this time it is about Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock.
Here’s the breaking news: Sandra Bullock is NOT dead.
Apparently, a website called Global Associated News published a fake story about the famous actress falling to her death in New Zealand while filming her new movie.
Here’s the “story:”
Actress Sandra Bullock died while filming a movie in New Zealand early this morning - August 10, 2012
Preliminary reports from New Zealand Police officials indicate that the actress fell more than 60 feet to her death on the Kauri Cliffs while on-set. Specific details are not yet available.
The accident occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m. (UTC/GMT +12).
The Twitter-verse, a popular destination for death hoaxes such as these, has gone crazy with people around the world tweeting about Bullock’s death:
Looks like some people need to find some other form of entertainment.