Recent rumors have said that Brad Pitt is dead days after his divorce from Angelina Jolie.
People wondered if there was a semblance of truth to the news that was posted on Facebook. It turned out to be “a malicious hoax aimed at stealing personal information from Facebook profiles,” snopes.com reported.
It is nothing new to regular net browsers. Upon clicking the news item, the online visitor will find onscreen a suspicious-looking request to access profile.
There is no doubt that the curiosity of readers closely following the marital crisis experienced by Pitt and Jolie was sparked. The news declaring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie dead jolted their followers. After all, a long-married man who has professed much love for his wife will understandably be “totally crushed,” as Us Weekly reported.
On the other hand, given similar circumstances of death hoaxes that have victimized famous celebrities such as Tom Hanks, Miley Cyrus, Tom Hanks, Paul McCartney, Nicolas Cage, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and even Pope Francis, many people have learned not to be too trusting of what they read.
As the high-profile couple continued conferring with their lawyers, various issues have come to light, including Pitt’s alleged substance abuse and anger management issues.
Many people all over the world were saddened by the recent turn of events involving their favorite stars. Others were surprised to learn that Brad and Angie have long been living separate lives.
The sad reality is that opportunistic people tend to blow simple statements and moves out of proportion.
If there is one thing Pitt and Jolie do agree on, it is their current and future steps for the well-being of their kids.
Are Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie dead serious about protecting their youngsters? Now that is certainly something they both feel strongly about. Rest assured Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, Knox and Vivienne, eight will come out of the legal battle unscathed.
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