Hugh Hefner Dead Rumors Not True

Posted on December 28th, 2014 at 9:56 pm
Fixed hugh hefner dead rumors are not true Sunday night Facebook went crazy with Hugh Hefner dead rumors -- but RumorFix can tell you they are not true. A bogus website with the url -- nbctoday.co -- published a story on Sunday with the headline: "Breaking: Playboy Tycoon Hugh Hefner Passes Away at Age of 88." By the way, the official website for the Today Show is www.today.com. hugh hefner dead rumors started by bogus website By 9:45 p.m. Sunday night, the story was shared 130,000 times and the huge influx of traffic shutdown the site at different times during the evening. The article looked very authentic including fake quotes from a police officer stating Hef had died Sunday morning. The last four lines from the story were directly lifted from Hugh's Wikipedia profile. But on Sunday evening, Hugh was very much alive he even tweeted a photo from the Playboy mansion, where it was movie night. He and wife Crystal Hefner watched American Sniper. hugh hefner dead rumors not true --he's photographed her with his wife crystal harris hefner Crystal also addressed the rumors directly on Twitter with a quote and a meme. hugh hefner dead rumors not true