Miley Cyrus in Internet hoax claiming she died in car accident

September 8th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus was a victim of an Internet hoax, which claimed that she had died on September 5 morning in a car accident.

Cyrus, who had been reported as dead, was seen alive and healthy on Sunday morning, and the news has been proven to be fake, Fox News reported.

According to MyFOXLA, the report was made up to look like a Yahoo News post via Reuters and was then posted on the Wikipedia entry for Miley Cyrus.

The news of her death circulated quickly even though Cyrus had performed at New Yorks Fashion Week Fashion Rocks later that day.

The fake news, which contained numerous misspellings, showed a fake screenshot of the teen star, and claimed that the she was on her way to film scenes for “Hannah Montana” when her vehicle collided with a large truck.

MyFOXLA denied the rumor, noting that Cyrus is alive and kicking. (ANI)

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