What Happened to Singer Tony Bennet? Is He Dead Or alive?
The news of Tony Bennett’s death spread swiftly earlier this week, alarming fans all across the world. The April 2022 rumor, on the other hand, has since been established as a total fraud, the latest in a long line of false celebrity death reports. Thankfully, the singer is still alive and well, thanks to hits like I Left My Heart in San Francisco and Blue Velvet.
According to en.mediamass.net, On Saturday, rumors of the singer’s death gathered steam after a ‘R.I.P. Tony Bennett’s Facebook page received nearly one million ‘likes.’ Readers of the ‘About’ page were given a credible story of the American singer’s death.
Hundreds of followers instantly began posting condolence notes on the Facebook page, expressing their regret at the death of the talented 95-year-old singer. And, as expected, the death hoax sent the Twittersphere into a frenzy.
Whereas some trusting followers believed the post, others were wary right away, possibly having learned their lesson from the slew of phony celebrity death rumors that have surfaced in recent months. Some speculated that the news had not been broadcast on any major American network, implying that it was a hoax, as the death of a performer of Tony Bennett’s caliber would be significant news on all networks.