Paramore star Hayley Williams was forced to confirm that she is, in fact, alive this week – after fans thought the singer had passed away.
The 30-year-old was forced to respond after a number of tweets claimed that Hayley had died while recording new music with Paramore.
According to Metro, the tweets stemmed from a Twitter account with the username @forgiiveness, which shared an image of Hayley alongside the caption: ‘RIP Hayley Williams 1999-2019. She may be gone but she’ll always shine bright.’
Then, the hashtag #RIPHayleyWilliams started circulating online.
Addressing the death hoax, Hayley tweeted screen grabs of the false reports, and wrote: “This week on The Internet Hurts™: I’m *not* dead (I don’t think) and @paramore are *not* in the studio right now making our 6th album (I’m sorry).”
Of course, this isn’t the first time a celebrity has been forced to confirm that they’re alive due to viscous rumours online.
A host of famous faces including Zach Braff, Sylvester Stallone, Henry Cavill, Jackie Chan, and even Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears have had to deny reports of their death in the past.
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