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Jaden Smith Dead: Young Actor Shot Repeatedly By Persistent Hoax

Jaden Smith Dead: Young Actor Shot Repeatedly By Persistent Hoax

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Jaden Smith Dead: Young Actor Shot Repeatedly By Persistent Hoax

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Jaden Smith dead! This is the gossip doing the rounds since the end of July.

The 18-year-old celebrity super kid is not the first to be killed by the Internet though. However, Jaden Smith is the youngest celeb to be shot dead by social media…repeatedly.

Jaden Smith dead during “Suicide Squad” promotion

The latest one claimed that as Jaden’s dad Will Smith was promoting his latest film “Suicide Squad,” the teen had taken his own life. The gruesome report claimed that the young actor killed himself just a few days after his 18th birthday.

Reports claimed that Jaden had committed suicide. But, there was no clear proof of the fact cited. The “Karate Kid” was reportedly forced to commit suicide due to his girlfriend Sarah Snyder.

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Other reports alleged that Jaden Smith took his life due to “gender identity issues.” The news of Jaden Smith’s death did the rounds on Facebook.

Fans taken for a ride

The star’s fans were taken for a ride with the false news and believed that the actor had died. If we delve a little deeper into the incident, the news appears to have come from CNN, Snopes.com reports.

But, when readers clicked on the news, he or she is directed to a pop-up page to scam people to sign up for shady subscriptions, reported The Hollywood Gossip.

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Interestingly, the teen took to Twitter and posted a photograph of him with Justin Bieber standing behind him. On his July 27th post, Jaden Smith said that they were prepping for a show in Nottingham, Aceshowbiz reports.

The post is proof that the teen is very much alive and on tour with his friend Bieber. Previously as a 12-year-old kid, Jaden was killed in a snowboarding accident in Zermatt, Switzerland, thanks to the Internet in 2013.

However, at that time, his parents Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s rep was quick to respond to the “false death rumors.” The teen rapper and actor is the youngest star to be murdered by social media.

Jaden Smith is not the only celeb to have been killed by death hoax. The celebrity death hoax has claimed the lives of Adam Sandler, Charlie Sheen, Owen Wilson and Eddie Murphy.

Why Jaden Smith though, and repeatedly too?

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