Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger passed away from a heart attack.
The Terminator Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Died at his California Home.
Hoax or Fact:
Various stories widely shared online state that the Terminator movie star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was found dead at his California home, some even saying he died of an apparent heart attack. The claims are not facts.
Origin of Stories
In late August 2015, an article on website with domain name msmbc.co reported that 68 years old Arnold Schwarzenegger was found dead at his Las Angeles, California home (note the wrong spelling of Los Angeles). It was said that Las Angeles Police found Mr. Schwarzenegger dead in his bedroom after receiving a 911 emergency call for an “unresponsive male”. Stories about the death of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger also appeared on couple of fake news generator websites like mediafetcher.com, which said he died shortly after a snowboard accident. Soon, stories and excerpts from these articles about Schwarzenegger's death went viral online, also on Twitter, where the Terminator movie actor's fans started expressing their condolences.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Not Dead
Like mentioned in their Terms, the website "MSMBC does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current". Anyone can submit any kind of story to the website without any evidence. Moreover, the website MSMBC, termed as 'mainstream media bullcrap' has been publishing many other hoax stories, including fake celebrity death reports. Arnold Schwarzenegger is not dead, he is very much alive. As reported by mail Online (dailymail.co.uk), action stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone have headed for their favorite lunch spot in Beverly Hills, California, on Saturday the 29th of August 2015.
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