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Reba McEntire is still alive, despite Internet death hoax

by Brandy McDonnell Published: January 31, 2012

Yes, Oklahoma-born and bred entertainment superstar Reba McEntire is still alive.

The Global Associated News issued a false report that McEntire, who hails from Chockie, had fallen more than 100 feet to her death from a mountain in Austria while filming a movie.

The following statement refuting the hoax was posted at today:

Contrary to ludicrous reports, Reba has not passed away, nor was she even in Austria at the time of her alleged death. Global Associated News, who devised this latest celebrity hoax, is an entertainment site that generates ‘totally fake articles based on zero truth.’ Reba is alive and well, but would like to thank her loyal fans for their concern.

The Global Associated News also has created other death hoax stories about celebrities like Jeff Goldblum, Charlie Sheen and Tom Hanks,


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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