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From Austrian mountain tops to dying four times in a year, these celebrities all had perfect responses to the wildly inaccurate rumors that "killed" them.

1. Russell Crowe

Contrary to rumors started in 2010, Oscar winner Russell Crowe did not fall off an Austrian mountain.

2. Macaulay Culkin

The Home Alone star was on tour with his band rather than in a morgue when his death hoax started to circulate.

3. Morgan Freeman

Like Mark Twain, I keep reading that I have died. I hope those stories are not true... But if they are, I'm happy to...

Posted by Morgan Freeman on Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Read this out loud in Morgan Freeman's iconic voice and it actually sounds like a message from God.

4. Jackie Chan

Hi everybody! Yesterday, I got on a 3am flight from India to Beijing. I didn’t get a chance to sleep and even had to...

Posted by 成龍 Jackie Chan on Friday, 21 June 2013

Jackie Chan is very much alive and kickin' as this pic proves.

5. Wayne Knight

First the dinosaurs now this, Jurassic Park actor Wayne Knight was "killed" by a fictional car crash in 2014.

6. Russell Brand

Russell Brand returned from a fatal snowboarding accident to deliver the above tweet.

7. John Cena

Star of WWE John Cena was not killed by gang youths or by Dwayne Johnson, just so we're clear.

8. Norman Reedus

Reedus has been killed by Internet hoaxes four times. Water off a duck's back when you're dealing with zombies everyday though, I suppose.

9. Zach Braff

Scrubbed those rumors clean.

10. John Bon Jovi

"Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey" -jbj. Rest assured that Jon is alive and well! This photo was just taken.

Posted by Bon Jovi on Monday, 19 December 2011

Thankfully Jovi is still livin' on more than a prayer.

Can you think of any other celebrities that have responded to their own death hoax?


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