- Veteran hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone became a victim of a fake news
- A death hoax about Sylvester's death spread like wildfire
- Rocky star knocked out the news and confirmed that he was still alive
It was February 20 when the bad news about Sylvester Stallone invaded the social media.
In a facebook post, it was said that 'Rocky' passed away after allegedly losing his battle with prostate cancer.
The post also said that the veteran action star tried to keep his illness only to 'die' in the end.
What makes it believable was the picture showing the 71 year-old actor, dreadful and exhausted.
This picture was actually taken from Stallone's movie, 'Creed' where he played a role of someone who has a cancer affecting his blood
Undoubtedly, The post was shared endlessly, especially to those who were convinced of his fake death because of the pictures.
Meanwhile, on his instagram, 'Rocky' confirmed that he is still "alive and punching"
Sylvester's brother, Frank Stallone slams down the rumors as he confirms that his brother is still very much alive.
Stallone became popular because of the movie Rocky in 1977.
He was nominated as Best Actor for the said movie in the Academy awards.
Aside from Rocky, he also played as Rambo which eventually became a box-office hit.
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