Fact check: Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson dies after ‘stunt failure’

Fact check: Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson dies after ‘stunt failure’

- A social media post has claimed that Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has passed away at the age of 47

- The online report also claimed that the actor died after making a “terrible stunt attempt failure”

- However, it was reported that the claim about Johnson’s supposed death was false

- The actor has been active on his verified social media accounts days after the hoax went viral

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An online report has claimed that Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has allegedly died after a “terrible stunt attempt failure.”

However, KAMI learned that the claim was false.

In a report by Rappler, the online report showed a supposed video from BBC News which claimed that Johnson passed away at the age of 47.

“ACTUAL FOOTAGE: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Dies at 47 After a Terrible Stunt Attempt Failure,” it read in the description.

Meanwhile, this is what was stated in the headline: “Breaking News: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Dies at 4[7].”

The report also showed a thumbnail with The Rock’s photo and the text which read: “R.I.P. Dwayne Johnson, 1972-2019.”

Fact check: Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson dies after ‘stunt failure’

Screenshot from the Rappler
Source: Facebook

Fact check: Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson dies after ‘stunt failure’

Fact check: Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson dies after ‘stunt failure’
Source: Facebook

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The report has been shared starting last November 13 by several websites such as:

  • bbc.247updatednews.com
  • bbcworld.online-2day.com
  • celebrity.livenewstv-247.com
  • latestnews.balitabroadcast.info
  • news.live-br0adcast.com
  • t0pnews.livebr0adcast.com
  • todays.news-on-socialmedia.com
  • trendnews.livebr0adcast.com
  • wwfnews.network-tv.info

According to Rappler, Johnson is still pretty much alive. The actor is still active on his official Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Also, the BBC News did not report on Johnson’s supposed death. However, the Metro reported that this was already the 3rd death hoax the actor faced. The first one was in 2011 and the other one was in 2014.

Dwayne Douglas Johnson or “The Rock” is an actor, producer, and a former professional wrestler for the WWE. He is known for his films like Tooth Fairy, Fast Five, and San Andreas.

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