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Jim Carrey Died? Nope, Just Another Internet Hoax

By March 2, 2011

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As breathlessly tweeted, texted, and Facebooked earlier today:

Jim Carrey dies in snowboard accident. Actor Jim Carrey Dies In Snowboard Accident. THIS STORY IS STILL DEVELOPING... Actor Jim Carrey is reported to have died shortly after a snowboard accident earlier today - March 2, 2011.
I've heard some bad news, can anybody confirm that jim carrey had an accident and died instantly ???
Jim Carrey is dead Comedian

The truth? The story about Carrey dying in a snowboarding accident is a hoax, published via the prank website FakeAWish.com, which has been responsible for innumerable celebrity death hoaxes over the past several years. Jim Carrey is NOT dead.

Last December the same website reported both Adam Sandler and Charlie Sheen dead in snowboarding accidents which supposedly occurred in exactly the same location.

I repeat: the report is a hoax. Jim Carrey is alive and well, and probably hasn't been anywhere near a snowboard in years.

P.S. You too can be a dead celebrity. Just type your name in here.

See also:
Top 10 FUNNIEST Celebrity Responses to Bogus Death Reports


March 2, 2011 at 9:00 pm
(1) Jillyn Payne says:

Some things just aren’t funny and to publish information about someones death that isn’t true shows just how sick this world has become, death is no laughing matter.
INformation like this can really mess people up whether it would be his family members or his fans, some people just are sick.

March 7, 2011 at 8:11 pm
(2) Anonymous User says:

Wouldn’t be quite as sick if they weren’t saying Jim Carrey died. I mean come on, that’s our childhood right there. Why not pretend somebody less important such as Hannity or Zack Efron? They get a good cackle, everyone else says “ouch… that kind of sucks..” and everybody moves on. But Jim Carrey… Just… Why..?

March 2, 2011 at 10:50 pm
(3) Dusty says:

So is it true or not? The interents couldn’t lie to us could they?

March 3, 2011 at 5:16 pm
(4) Sherry Schwen says:

What a sick joke!! Whomever is doing this….needs to get a life!

July 18, 2011 at 2:21 am
(5) mik jones says:

Some people spread these rumors on purpose just to see how long it will go and how much it will change. I know because my idiot nephew does this all the time.

March 3, 2011 at 11:34 pm
(6) Nick says:

Too bad it wasn’t Charlie Sheen. What an idiot? Lay off the drugs man!!

March 6, 2011 at 4:31 am
(7) Manabrau says:

you’ll get used to it

I’ve seen quite a few “deaths” on twitter, mainly Bill Cosby..

but try doing you own research, perhaps search google for recent news and see if some of the big news sites can confirm the story

March 11, 2011 at 1:46 pm
(8) Ang says:

It just got posted again today the 11th.. How many times are they going o kill him in a month?

July 22, 2011 at 9:07 am
(9) Parsippany Limo says:

You would think people would be wise to these death hoaxes by now.

September 24, 2011 at 11:44 am
(10) Denise says:

Wonderful news, Jim Carrey is alive and well!!!!! I was so glad to hear that the death of Jim Carrey was an internet hoax!

November 1, 2011 at 7:43 pm
(11) emma says:

just seen on another website that they are saying he died today in a skiing accident, is this true, bit strange as it was going around in march. please let it not be true

March 16, 2012 at 6:41 pm
(12) Marion Polillo says:

I came across the story on March 15 It has the same story dated march 16. How sick !!!! I never liked his humor but im glad hes not dead !!!!

August 19, 2012 at 6:09 pm
(13) Crystal says:

I just wated 10 minutes of my life feeling bad for Jim Carreyfor the same story that was posted 3 hours ago today. Whoever made this up can go suck one.

March 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm
(14) alija says:

how bad the world has turn!!!
its so sick to spread this kind of new$

March 3, 2014 at 6:37 pm
(15) Linda says:

The hoax about Jim Carreys’ death…..Just Insane!…PERIOD!

March 3, 2014 at 6:40 pm
(16) Linda says:

The hoax about Jim Carrys’ death…Just Insane….Period!

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