A double negative means it's a hoax hoax

James Gandolfini has died.

It seems every week I read about another celebrity death: Justin Bieber, Morgan Freeman, Bill Cosby - they've all died.

Of course, all of them were not dead.

The reports of their deaths were hoaxes, which in our age of fast news can spread, well, very fast.

On June 19th, 2013, the actor James Gandolfino, best known for his role in the TV show The Sopranos, died while in Italy.

And in the face of so many fake deaths, the news spread that his death was actually a hoax.

So the news that his death was a hoax was, itself, a hoax.

Unfortunately, Mr. Gandolfino has actually died. Rest in peace.

- News That James Gandolfini's Death Is a Hoax Is a Hoax, Urban Legends, About>>
- Celebrity death hoaxes at Snopes>>
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- Actor James Gandolfini dead at age 51, CNN>>

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