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VJ

(In)Famous Jew Paul Krassner has the details on what happened here. The site from where the 'news' was 'collected' was clearly labeled as a 'satire site' and you too can generate any sort of similar dramatic news about any celebrity you desire: Via the Huffington Post, July 7th

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-krassner/behind-the-fake-report-of_b_226853.html

""This story was dynamically generated using a generic 'template' and is not factual. Any reference to specific individuals has been 100% fabricated by web site visitors who have created fake stories by entering a name into a blank 'non-specific' template for the purpose of entertainment. For sub-domain and additional use restrictions: FakeAWish.com."

The logo for "Fake a Wish -- Celeb Fake News Generator" is a solid red circle with the warning, "Bullshit." I'm instructed to "Enter a celebrity name to see a list of fake news items about them. I type "Jeff Goldblum," only to find out there are three other ways he died: "Actor Jeff Goldblum hospitalized after traffic altercation." "Luxury yacht sinks off coast of Tropez, France. Jeff Goldblum reported missing." "Jeff Goldblum presumed dead in private plane crash."

So almost funny, but still a tragic reminder of the miserable state of the news today. Someone might have called his agent too, right? Geez. Cheers & Good Luck, 'VJ'

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