Fans of actor Kevin Costner are worried as news of his death is going viral on social media platforms. But, is Kevin Costner really dead or if he is alive? Find out here as we explore the reality of the death hoax about American actor Kevin Costner.
Costner is a massively popular actor with a number of awards including two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He is best known for appearing in Fandango, American Flyers, Silverado, and other movies.
Is Kevin Costner really dead?
No. Kevin Costner is not dead. Fortunately, the actor is well and alive. The rumors about Kevin Costner’s death were completely fake. He is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax. Such incidents have increased rapidly in recent times.
Kevin Costner confirmed himself this past Wednesday that he is absolutely fine. A lot of fans were concerned about his health and whereabouts when rumors about his death started surfacing the web, specifically social media platforms.
Why was #RIPKevinCostner trending?
When rumors about actor Kevin Costner’s death started spearding on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms, #RIPKevinCostner began trending. This was due to innocent fans believing the fake news and paying respect to the supposed deceased.
However, Kevin Costner was perfectly fine and alive. Wise fans were quick to notice that the hashtag was related to the fake news as none of Costner’s representatives confirmed it. Soon, it stopped trending but some users were still seen using it as they didn’t know the truth.
Where did the Rumor of Kevin Costner’s death begin?
The fake news of Kevin Costner’s death started spreading on Facebook. It was started by a fake page claiming to be the official one of the actor. The page posted an emotional post writing “RIP Kevin Costner” in a post which gained millions of views.
The post further stated: “At about 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday (November 29, 2022), our beloved actor Kevin Costner passed away. Kevin Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.”
Many innocent fans fell for the prank and believed that actor Kevin Costner actually passed away. This was clear from the comment section of that post where people were commenting RIP, Rest in Peace, and other things like that.
The fake news soon went viral as people started posting concerning messages and prayers on other social media platforms.
Is Kevin Costner Fine?
Yes. Kevin Costner is fine and doing well. He is one of the busiest stars in Hollywood with a decorated big screen as well as small screen. He is often involved with shoots, promotional events, and other such activities.
Costner is currently working on the upcoming Western film, Horizon. The Yellowstone star has reportedly written the script and is also directing it. It’s expected to be among the biggest projects of his career.
If you haven’t got enough of the brooding cowboy, you should be looking forward to the upcoming movie. We are grateful that Kevin is doing great and nothing bad has happened to him.