27/01/2012 07:06 GMT | Updated 28/03/2012 06:12 BST

RIP Cher, Twitter Hoax Kills Off I Got You Babe Singer (Don't Worry, She's Alive And Well)

Singer Cher is the latest celebrity to fall foul of the Twitter death hoax.

A rumour the 65-year-old had been found dead at her Malibu home spread like wildfire, with 'RIP Cher' trending on Twitter.

The Turn Back Time star is alive and well, however, according to

Rihanna, Mick Hucknall, Paul McCartney and Jon Bon Jovi are just some of the others in the public eye who have had untrue news of their demise splashed across the site.

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