Mark McGrath & 23 Other Celebs Who Are Most Definitely Still Alive After Their Own Death Hoaxes

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On Thursday, there were rumors and a faux press release stating that Mark McGrath was fatally shot. Part of the press release read, "In honor of Mr. McGrath's legacy, his team is asking in lieu of flowers, fans post a Sugar Ray selfie, holding a packet of sugar over their heart." Once I got to the word "selfie," I knew this had to be a joke. Thankfully, McGrath is alive and well.

However, he is not the first celebrity to fall victim to a death hoax. Every time I see an older star trending on Twitter, I automatically fear the worst. A lot of the time, it's actually some weird joke and the celebrities are actually fine. Still, it happens quite often. And it's not just older celebs, some of your favorites from Brad Pitt to Taylor Swift have been a part of these deadly rumors. See who else has been a part of a hoax. And don't believe everything you read! Other than this story, obviously.

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