Celine Dion is not dead, but that has not stopped wild rumors of her death spreading on the internet.
This Canadian singer Celine Dion became the latest victim of celebrity death hoax and it all started from Facebook.
The list of celebrities affected by similar frauds is growing all the time and includes the Oscar-winning actors Morgan Freeman and Reese Witherspoon, comedian Bill Cosby, Robert Pattinson, Denzel Washington, Adele, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga.
A fake report claims that Dion lost control while driving a friend’s vehicle on Interstate 80 as a result of which the vehicle flipped over, thus causing her demise. The vehicle was believed to have been traveling at approximately 95 miles per hour in a 55mph zone at the time of the accident.
Celine Dion stated that she was celebrating the birthday of her twins in Montreal when she got these phone calls saying there was stuff on Facebook alleging her being dead.
The multi-platinum selling singer said that she has heard all kind of death rumors throughout her career, with all manner of supposed causes of death.
She also said that the rumors sometimes are so serious in nature that she has to call her family to let them know that she is fine because of which the family is concerned and are keeping her away from the acting world.
In spite of all of this there have been people who have constantly been tweeting and re-tweeting “RIP Celine Dion” or questioning the singer’s death. Dion is slated to release her new song “Loved Me Back to Life” very soon.