Stars Are Dying ... on Twitter

Jackie Chan is the latest star to fall victim to a Twitter hoax claiming he's dead. He's not alone: Kanye, Lindsay and more have all "died" in 140 characters

 photo | Jackie Chan

Credit: Landov

Updated: Wednesday Mar 30, 2011 | 06:30 PM EDT By: Cara Lynn Shultz


Even though the martial arts star has repeatedly refuted rumors that he suffered a fatal heart attack on Twitter and Facebook, the "RIP Jackie Chan" trending topic refuses to suffer its own speedy death, persisting on the social network site for days. At least Chan can take some cold comfort in the fact that he's not the first celebrity to virtually die on Twitter.

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