(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.
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