Music Legend Cher found dead in her Malibu Home at the age of 66, Rip Cher, more details at MTV.com—
MTV News (@mtvnevvs) January 07, 2013
The unverified account has 2 tweets and 263 followers. It spells the word “news” with two v’s instead of a w.
An obvious fake. Nevertheless, a few tweeters were duped and the rumor has begun to spread:
Model Christine Teigen woke up her husband John Legend with the bad news:
She later realized her error, but (wisely) declined to wake him up a second time:
Some tweeters are putting out the word that the story is untrue:
Thankfully, we will all be able to enjoy Cher’s barely comprehensible anti-Republican Twitter rants for many years to come.