SpongeBob Squarepants is one of the most beloved cartoons series in the world so when news that Spongebob Squarepants series will be cancelled soon, the fans were up in arms on why the heroes from Bikini Bottom could be leaving TV.
A realistic social media most claimed that SpongeBob Squarepants would end soon, with an alleged October 17 announcement coming from the creators of the show. The claim was that the popular cartoon TV show, SpongeBob Squarepants will be cancelled by mid-October.
“After 17 years on TV, SpongeBob Squarepants is officially being cancelled on October 17th, 2016” the image text revealed along with a happy SpongeBob picture in Bikini Bottom.
The SpongeBob Squarepants cancellation rumors have since been revealed as a hoax. Snopes.com, which is an expert in exposing fake news on various entertainment and celebrity rumors, confirmed that they contacted Nickolodeon, the carrier of SpongeBob Squarepants. The company stated that the show “isn’t cancelled”.
Fans were surprised with the news and demanded on social media that their favorite show not be cancelled soon.
Spongebob is being canceled so I'd like to cancel my subscription to life
— schroeder (@LSchroeder_) October 4, 2016
If spongebob is being cancelled, just go ahead & cancel my life too
— tay. (@tayIor_lennon) October 5, 2016
I don't want them to cancel spongebob it's the only thing I watch when I'm not playing madden
— Ugly God Jr? (@djenks_34) October 4, 2016
If they really cancel Spongebob I'm dressing up as a MF clown and going off pic.twitter.com/jdkEaezHdV
— Kari (@LakariG18) October 4, 2016
SpongeBob Squarepants is one of the most successful cartoon TV franchises and has spawned versions to the movie houses as well. The show revolves around SpongeBob Squarepants and friends Patrick Star, Squidward Tentacles, Euguen H. Krabs (Mr. Krabs), Sandy Cheeks, Gary the Snail and Sheldon K. Plankton, who is the main villain in the kids show.
Kids and even adults follow their adventures at Bikini Bottom, an underwater city that offers many challenges for SpongeBob and friends.
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SpongeBob Squarepants cancelled? Same as a similar hoax in 2014 of SpongeBob cancellation, the news is not true. And not according to the official word from the creators so SpongeBob fans can still breathe that their favorite cartoons will still be on air for years to come.
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