Some people were shocked after reading on social media that WWE superstar John Cena died in a car accident. However, the latest WWE rumors suggest that Cena was the latest death hoax victim that targets celebrities, athletes, politicians and many other well-known personalities.
The death was reported by TMZ News Online (not affiliated with TMZ) and it says that Cena died in single vehicle crash on Route 80 in Roswell, Georgia and Morristown, Tennessee. The report even had a photo of the accident.
However, Snopes.com debunked the John Cena’s death hoax. They noted that the WWE superstar was active on social media when the news of his death went viral online. He was also on ESPN SportsCenter on Saturday to talk about Brock Lesnar and the UFC 200 match card.
According to The Inquisitr, it is not the first time that the 15-time WWE champion was a victim of a death hoax. He first “died” of a head injury in 2012 after a failed stunt with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The 39-year-old was also reported dead last year.
It is certainly great news that Cena is still alive but it has not been a great week for him regarding social media. Before this recent death hoax, the #BeatUpJohnCena was trending on several social media sites that. The hashtag was started by his rival A.J. Styles.
Nonetheless, Cena is alive and he will be teaming with Enzo Amore & Big Cass to take on Styles and The Club at WWE Battleground. He will also be hosting the upcoming 2016 ESPY Awards on July 13 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
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