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STILL Not Dead: Adam Sandler

By September 10, 2012

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(UPDATED 08/27/13) Twitter twits are tweeting today:

Adam Sandler Dead
Adam Sandler died in a snowboard accident? WTF?!?!
So now Adam sandler died in a snowboardin accident????
Did Adam sandler really die?

Just in case you're not clear, the question of the hour is: Is Adam Sandler dead? Did he really die in a snowboard accident? Can the Internet story possibly be true?

The answer, folks, is no. It's a hoax. The same hoax that first went around in Dec. 2010 and has kept going around ever since. The same hoax about which I previously wrote:

An online report claiming that actor/comedian Adam Sandler died today in a snowboard accident is a hoax — the same hoax, in fact, that fooled umpteen-hundred Twitter users into thinking Charlie Sheen died in a snowboard accident just a few days before.

The source of the misinformation, "Global Associated News," is a prank website on which users can create bogus news stories by inserting celebrity names into pre-existing templates.

As long as I have your attention, allow me to introduce you to a handy-dandy alternative to online gossip called "news." Use it!

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March 16, 2011 at 3:08 pm
(1) Stephanie says:

Thank you for clearing this up!

March 16, 2011 at 4:11 pm
(2) gloria naranjo says:

Omg ! why do they do this ! not nice!

March 16, 2011 at 5:03 pm
(3) EVAH says:

How unthoughtful and crass with everything else going on in the world.

March 16, 2011 at 5:16 pm
(4) Lorraine says:

That’s not even funny!! HOw sad, we were freaking out here. Love AS..

September 27, 2011 at 7:54 am
(5) Amanda Gril says:

I’m glad Adam is ok. Just another stupid hoax.

March 16, 2011 at 8:37 pm
(6) vivian says:

well u noe wat deze ppl r stupid who cant play a joke so y even bother

March 16, 2011 at 11:47 pm
(7) Flor says:

This Should Be Illegal

March 17, 2011 at 5:20 pm
(8) Fanof3 says:

We just couldn’t picture Adam on a snowboard! Or even skiing! Maybe surfing but then we figured it would be on a boogie board. LoL
We’re just all happy this is a hoax!

March 29, 2011 at 11:25 am
(9) Kelli from Boston MA says:

Thank God I heard it this a.m., & it really had a BIG effect on my morning until I was able to clear it up! Some people have nothing better to do? Seriously… pure s— heads! Excuse me but thats how I feel!!
Amen Adam is still around to make us all laugh a bot longer!! What a good day this is turning out to be after all…. ;-)

April 16, 2011 at 11:28 am
(10) JASMINE says:

adam is not dead people just lie waaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy too much

April 27, 2011 at 1:19 pm
(11) bay bee says:

yeah people do lie wayyy tooooo muchh!

July 15, 2011 at 1:23 am
(12) Carly Thomas says:

Um wow they are really bad liars! They should be ashamed!!!!

July 29, 2011 at 7:53 am
(13) katie says:

Totally not something that should be thrown out there. I love adam sandler he is my favorite actor.

July 31, 2011 at 10:27 pm
(14) chris says:


July 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm
(15) Scott says:

Good show, that is hilarious how many people freaked out over it.

July 31, 2011 at 3:54 pm
(16) james laxton says:

That’s not cool my girlfriend was crying. He is like her most favorite actor. So who ever started that crap. Your a jackass

August 1, 2011 at 2:06 am
(17) BOB says:


August 3, 2011 at 3:04 am
(18) H0m3r 420 says:

I didn’t believe it when I heard it anyways, but I looked it up, Adam sandler is one of the funniest comedians ever, I’m glad it was a lie

August 8, 2011 at 1:33 pm
(19) Eddieljackson says:

Wooow. I really was about to cry for my hommie. I’m a huge huge fan. Love his work, acting and producing.

August 30, 2011 at 9:22 am
(20) rylieMS.THICKNESS says:

gasppppp . i nearly cried when i thought it was truee .

September 17, 2011 at 12:17 am
(21) Bryan C says:

Hi everyone, glad to hear Adam Sandler is not dead.

September 27, 2011 at 7:38 pm
(22) Big Jim apple says:

Adam sandler is the man! He will outlive all of you!

October 14, 2011 at 11:40 am
(23) zack says:

there soo stupid

December 31, 2011 at 9:51 pm
(24) danielle says:

How can u guys really do this to people? I started to cry and I can’t believe how mean u guys are. You can’t write things about people like that. So many people are really dying in real life and u do this as a stupid joke. Its not funny.

January 8, 2012 at 12:15 pm
(25) smokey says:

that had me scared im glad it wasnt true i be looking foward seeing adam sandler playing in more movies

March 24, 2012 at 8:06 pm
(26) KitKat says:

Thank GOD. I was so upset when someone told me that Adam Sandler had died in snowboarding accident. I know these things happen but he is such a great guy and comedian that I was so sad to hear that he died; however, now that I know the truth I am relieved. Why do people do this crap? Death is not a funny subject !!!!!!

June 16, 2012 at 7:55 am
(27) Sarah says:

His career died after the wedding singer, that’s for sure!

July 29, 2012 at 8:18 pm
(28) Arthur says:

Adam should tweet Mark Twain’s comment regarding reports of his death, “Tell them the reports are exaggerated.”

September 9, 2012 at 7:19 pm
(29) Ann says:

Attention to all fellows!

Most of the stuff you read is a hoax, and I will tell you why. The people that want to make you think some of the stuff you hear is true. We call them attention seekers. They have nothing to do so they make stuff up with out thinking. If our dear Adam Sandler really died there would be breaking news all over the section it happened. Your probably wondering how I know it really a hoax. I am attending college in journalism and also work with my local news as well. So stay

calm everyone there is nothing wrong. Here is the best advice! Unless it’s on the news don’t believe it.

September 9, 2012 at 9:41 pm
(30) JESSICA says:


September 9, 2012 at 10:54 pm
(31) Songbird says:

Not funny at all. You shouldn’t do stuff like that. Grow up.

September 10, 2012 at 9:04 am
(32) stokessister says:

If thats ALL some people have to do with there time, than somebody needs a job. Your a pretty bored an lifeless person to sit down an kill somebody else off because YOUR LIFE IS DEAD!! God Bless you Adam and keep on making people happy .

September 10, 2012 at 11:47 am
(33) Gunvash says:

U sirs are a dirty douche

September 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm
(34) Jim says:

And I had such high hopes : (

September 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm
(35) vero says:

Not nice ppl … I love Adam Sandler his my favorite actor !! Thank God his ok…

September 10, 2012 at 2:18 pm
(36) Valerie says:

I was gonna say, I hope and pray he isn’t did. The ppl that pull these hoaxes can go to hell! That is not in the slightest bit funny!

September 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm
(37) Mihelle says:

OMG so glad this is not true movies would never be the same without him

September 10, 2012 at 3:12 pm
(38) jamie says:

Omg my heart about stoped when I read that Adam sandler died I love his movies I think that website needs to crash seriously…….glad he’s ok

September 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm
(39) Danny says:

Seriously people… I’m reading comments like “I’m glad Adam is ok”. Or I’m sorry happy this is not true and Adam is alright… One thing is if you don’t personally know him then don’t call him Adam !! It should be Mr. Sandler or Adam Sandler.. And the other thing is that if he died one day then O-WELL for someone who lived a good long life and do not feel sorry about there passing especially if I don’t know the motherfcker personally then I can care fcking less…

September 10, 2012 at 4:02 pm
(40) me says:

Well someone took a s**t in your cereal today @Danny… For being someone that “can careless” you obviously looked it up as well as all of us… and I’m GLAD he is ok too!!

September 10, 2012 at 4:03 pm
(41) randy says:

So glad its a hoax who ever started the rumor should be shot adams one of the best actors. May god bless him and he will always be in our hearts he is a ggreat guy. We love you live long and prosper.

September 10, 2012 at 4:24 pm
(42) Bobbi says:

this is totally sick…… what if one of his family members read this…. The fear and pain until they found out the truth must be horrendous . I think this should be illegal

September 10, 2012 at 4:31 pm
(43) debi says:

If anyone saw the Denver Broncos game last night Adam Sandler was very much alive in the stands along with Matthew Perry! Really? Don’t u think his death would have come up on the NEWS? Not everything on the internet is true!

September 10, 2012 at 6:37 pm
(44) Angie4 says:

Thnk yuh @debbi for clearing this up! Facebook pages saying he’s dead made want google this. Thnk yuh about.com! Hater will be hating off something so great as adam sandler. Don’t hate that yu ain’t great!

September 10, 2012 at 6:40 pm
(45) Vidal_24 says:

My momma my momma said that Adam is not dead! And that the media is the DEVIL!!

September 10, 2012 at 6:47 pm
(46) anthony says:

thank god adam sandler is the best actor i have ever seen only two that come close to him is cheech and chong but so releived to hear he is not dead love ya sandler

September 10, 2012 at 6:48 pm
(47) some guy says:

u know, with all these hoax celeb deaths goin around, its all fake. honestly? the illuminati knows what their doin so if any celebs die, they will happen in sets of 3 and around the number 25, i.e. 25 yrs old, 25th day of the month, etc.

September 10, 2012 at 7:03 pm
(48) Abram says:

People need to find more productive ways to use there time instead of making roomers to get attention

September 10, 2012 at 7:10 pm
(49) brandy says:

I almost cryed I love him so much my favorite actor of all time

September 10, 2012 at 9:11 pm
(50) The mam says:

Some people just don’t have anything to do, morons

September 10, 2012 at 9:16 pm
(51) Hector says:

However said that is a dumbass is crazy what is the world coming to thank you for clearing that up for us Adam Sandler your number 1 brother

September 10, 2012 at 11:21 pm
(52) carlos varela says:

so he is not dead like tupac dead lol

September 10, 2012 at 11:29 pm
(53) Guest says:

In my opinion these “death rumors” ought to be grounds for lawsuits.

I don’t know if defamation of character is the correct term, but this kind of fearmongering about a public figure must be a legal grey area of sorts. Libel? Slander? Not sure what the correct application would be (not an attorney myself), but whoever the PR/legal teams of these actors/actresses are, they ought to file against these nutjobs in court.

Glad to see Adam Sandler is doing well, however, even if his movies are (pardon the pun) sliding downhill. This terrible “headline” was actually trending on search engines not too long ago. He just had a birthday on Sept. 9, and is currently 46 years and 2 days old. :-)

September 11, 2012 at 12:38 am
(54) Luke says:

Who does this??!??!? That really bumbed me out!

September 11, 2012 at 10:31 am
(55) dorothy says:

people shouldnt joke about such terrible things you wouldnt like it if it were you and your familys tradgey but thank god that its not true

September 11, 2012 at 1:46 pm
(56) Cindy says:

I hope he is ok

September 11, 2012 at 7:55 pm
(57) yazmine says:

i saw a updated website saying that he is in fact dead now.is that true?

September 11, 2012 at 8:57 pm
(58) natalie says:

Mr. Sadler, IM so glad this is a lie. The devil tried again to hit our families and friends. You are a true blessing. You make us laugh and think about things. IM glad. We want to see more of you. Let’s play golf eight family. Celebrate. You have so much more to give to others and your new family. IM just a big fan of yours………blessings.

September 11, 2012 at 9:04 pm
(59) Natalie K.j. says:

Blessings to you on Jesus name. Mr. Adam Sadler. King of laughter. If your in Oklahoma, let’s play Golf, enjoy life.

September 11, 2012 at 9:44 pm
(60) Jessica says:

So happy to know Adam is ok

September 12, 2012 at 2:46 pm
(61) gibbie says:

Damn!! i was hoping.

September 13, 2012 at 6:39 pm
(62) Rosemary says:

Good Lord have mercy on these idiots!!!!! This is not nice at all!!! Some peoples children NEVER LEARN RESPECT!!!! How sad !!! :-(

September 13, 2012 at 8:41 pm
(63) Amanda says:

Omg what the heck us wring with peoe that keep posting that people are dead …get a life And grow up!

September 14, 2012 at 10:46 pm
(64) michele says:

Thank god is wasnt true, I LOVE ADAM SANDLER, HE IS #1

September 19, 2012 at 10:32 am
(65) John says:

Thank u for clearing that up Adam Sandler is one of my favorite actors that wasn’t funny for them to say he died

September 19, 2012 at 5:20 pm
(66) Sandy says:

Yeah…knew that already….

September 19, 2012 at 5:27 pm
(67) Sandy says:

And to gibbie and sarah I say to you: BITCHES……..!!!!! Your going to hell
Both of you!!!!!!!!!!!!

September 19, 2012 at 5:32 pm
(68) Sandy says:

And to sarah and gibbie I say : BITCHES!!!!!!!! Anyone who talks like that is going to hell……

September 19, 2012 at 10:08 pm
(69) Kascee says:

Thank Goodness! He is my Favorite actor!!!! i was like wtf?! Glad he is still alive(: still waiting to meet him(:

September 21, 2012 at 4:34 pm
(70) haylee says:

im sooooo glad he is ok i love him

September 23, 2012 at 2:37 am
(71) Silver A Lee says:


September 24, 2012 at 1:03 am
(72) adam's biggest fan says:

How dare you ! Who ever you are that started that horrible rumer! You should get a life!!!!!!!!!!! WTF is wrong with you. Get help

September 24, 2012 at 8:09 pm
(73) veronica molina says:

Omg! Thank God it’s a lie! God Bless You Adam! We Love You!!!!!

October 4, 2012 at 9:37 pm
(74) monica says:

Was really wierd is that my husband clearly heard in the news that they said Mr.Sandler died. And that’s why I looked it up online and found these comments What also is wierd is that they have passing all his movies on channel 57.

October 22, 2012 at 8:38 am
(75) Nifton says:

@ Bob (17)

You have a very long wait on your hands, it’s been 10 years since the last good one as it is ;)

October 28, 2012 at 10:54 pm
(76) thomas says:

Ha great joke! Adam Sandler would be laughing at this!

October 31, 2012 at 12:05 pm
(77) char says:

Not funny….So where is Adam…M.I.A.`

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November 3, 2012 at 2:40 pm
(79) article says:

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November 5, 2012 at 1:42 am
(80) denise says:

Omg seriously i cant explain what i felt in my heart when a friend of mine told me that he died i thank the lord that this is not true i love his movies

November 10, 2012 at 10:54 am
(81) Belinda says:

I was already on FB informing my friends of Adams Sandlers death. GLAD to hear its not true.

November 11, 2012 at 12:31 am
(82) pay says:

No one likes u

November 11, 2012 at 10:38 am
(83) Kelly says:

Why the hell do people think this is funny?? It really upset me, I love Adam Sandlar!!!! Thank you for clearing this up!!

November 14, 2012 at 3:43 pm
(84) mgmess says:

Who cares? He’s a mediocre actor that does the same voice in every movie…

November 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm
(85) Kim says:

“Who cares”…,wow, who says stuff like that about any person who dies. Regardless, they were loved by someone. How about some respect or compassion. There is a saying that goes if you don’t have anything nice to say then don’t say anything at all. If you ask me, the internet has become a haven where people can hide behind a computer or other device & say hateful things but wouldn’t do it in a room full of people.

November 17, 2012 at 3:08 am
(86) tomizaini says:

thank god he’s okay. i was freak out knowing this damn hoax!! . he is great comedian and very inspiring in every movie of his. great job adam !!!! we love you as always

November 19, 2012 at 11:11 am
(87) bell says:

not cool. whoever thought this was fuuny is a complete MORON……………

November 24, 2012 at 3:41 am
(88) jillian says:

I almost cried thank god hes alive its funny because i was waching a movie hes in and my friend called me saying he died im so happy hes alive still

December 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm
(89) olga garcia says:

I felt my heart wanted to hit the ground thank god he’s alive me and my kids just love his movies. I tell my kids just the way how he acts you can tell he’s a very awesome person Adam Sandler we love you God be with you always. love Garcia family!

December 3, 2012 at 7:45 pm
(90) brenny moss says:

Lol didnt die..

December 8, 2012 at 12:15 pm
(91) Mike C says:

He is not dead. Wife saw him yesterday in MA.

December 17, 2012 at 11:42 am
(92) mia bergeson says:

in light of Sandy Hook and the 28 people that really did die, this is not acceptable!!! How can someone make death a practical joke?!?!?!?!

February 15, 2013 at 2:56 pm
(93) Suraj tamboli says:

Thank god….n big thanks for clearing this up… How’d these crackpots can make this kinda hoax

February 20, 2013 at 5:37 pm
(94) poortoj says:

i don’t get it

March 3, 2013 at 8:10 pm
(95) Provillus Women says:

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these readers would be disappointed. It_s an excellent thing
you’re the writer and you bring fresh creative ideas to us all. This is engaging.

March 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm
(96) Mely says:

i saw it in the internet that he had died… i started to cry -_- ugh .

March 17, 2013 at 5:25 pm
(97) Will says:

If you read these fake reports and then you find out it’s 100% untrue, then it shows that you people really care for these actors. :) I don’t know who will agree but I say thank you for posting these fake stories. It shows people care about actors. I don’t like them myself sometimes but you should get my point.

March 20, 2013 at 8:09 pm
(98) Daniel says:

Learn to spell, brass holes.

March 25, 2013 at 5:02 am
(99) The best search engine says:

Thanks for penning this quality article..Liked your content. You should do maintain writing

March 25, 2013 at 11:01 pm
(100) Kristen Latham says:

Start writing about it again because its going around again! I was balling until my friend dug more into it. Now we realize someone made these stories up before……I hope they are lying again. THAT IS THE WORST JOKE IN THE WORLD

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