Celebrity Death Rumors Are Totally True

Adam Sandler perform onstage at Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on March 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, Calif. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for KCA

Adam Sandler as an angel in 2010.
Adam Sandler is an angel in heaven already. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for KCA)


(CBS) Adam Sandler is dead. It's true.

OK, it's totally not true. He didn't die in a plane crash nor was his lifeless body dragged from a Switzerland mountain. Also not dead this week are Aretha Franklin and Charlie Sheen, although Franklin has been recovering from an unspecified surgery.

Sandler and company are just the latest in a long line of celebrities to fall victim to death hoax rumors, some of which stretch back generations (yes, dumb rumors existed before the Internet).

Still, life after death has been quite good for most of these stars who have lead very healthy, productive lives.

Want to know who has been hoaxed? Check out our slide show.

  • Neil Katz

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