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Michael Jordan Commits Suicide According To Viral Hoax

Michael Jordan Commits Suicide According To Viral Hoax
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Michael Jordan Commits Suicide According To Viral Hoax

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Michael Jordan, one of the most celebrated NBA players, committed suicide! Fans are grieving and sending condolences to MJ’s family.

Does the above news story sound familiar? It is because you might have come across it as you browsed Facebook, which caused you stop and double take.

Whatever you do, make sure that you do not click on the news story because it is absolutely not true. It is just one of the many recent celebrity death hoaxes roaming around on Facebook, spread my malicious media tricksters who are looking to divert huge amounts of traffic towards scamming websites.

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According to International Business Times, an almost identical effort was made by probably the same hoax-spreaders back in November 2015 when they first tried to make people believe that the great basketball maestro was dead.

If there was no reason to believe the scamming individuals then, there is even less reason to believe them now because Michael Jordan is very much alive and as healthy as ever.

Only a few days ago, Brad Pitt became the victim of such a death hoax merely hours after Angelina Jolie filed for divorce against him, which made it more plausible that the actor took his own life out of depression.

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However, Snopes was quick to bust the myth that was gaining a strong footing on social media with Pitt fans crushed under back to back blows.

The news of Jordan Smith’s death is no different. The famous NBA star is not only alive; he is currently working to spread awareness about the need to unite and find a non-violent solution to the oppression that is currently going on in the United States on black people.

He spoke out on Thursday regarding the deaths that have taken place in North Carolina in the wake of Black Lives Matter movement getting violent.

“In light of the tragic events of the past three days, it is more important than ever that we restore calm and come together, as a community, in peaceful demonstration and conversation, and in constructive and non-violent ways,” he said.

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