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Arnold Schwarzenegger is NOT Dead

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According to a 'news' report that is currently circulating via social media, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger has died of an apparent heart attack in his Los Angeles home . The report claims that after responding to an emergency call, police found Schwarzenegger's 'deceased body in his bed'.

But, the message is yet another celebrity death hoax. Big Arnie has not been terminated. He is alive and well.

Despite its appearance, the website that hosts the false article is not a genuine news outlet. The fake death report is just a callous attempt to drive traffic to the bogus website in an attempt to increase advertising revenue.

In recent months, similar fake-news stories have been published that falsely reported the deaths of several other celebrities, including Willie Nelson, Axl Rose, Macaulay Culkin, and Hugh Hefner. All of the fake stories claim that the targeted stars were found dead at their homes. Again, the stories were designed solely to drive traffic to the offending websites.

Be wary of any 'news' report that claims that a celebrity has died. Some, like this one, are designed to gain website traffic or Facebook likes. Others are simply poor taste pranks. Still others are designed to trick people into downloading malware or participating in bogus online surveys.

When a celebrity really does die, his or her passing will always be extensively covered by the mainstream media. Thus, a quick search via a news portal such as Google News should reveal if a circulating celebrity death report is true.



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Arnold Schwarzenegger found dead of apparent heart attack

Arnold Schwarzenegger was found dead at his Las Angeles, California home. Schwarzenegger was 68 years old.

Schwarzenegger Death Hoax

Last updated: August 31, 2015
First published: August 31, 2015
By Brett M. Christensen
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Arnold Schwarzenegger found dead of apparent heart attack
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