Despite the fact that the story wasn’t confirmed and the website looked fake, the reports quickly spread online that Denzel was dead.
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The Huffington Post reports:
Will Smith must have nine lives, because he’s been rumored to be dead a whole bunch of times.
May 2011 proved to be a tough month for Smith, first rumors that he was either in a car accident or died of a drug overdose began to circulate, then he saw the same fate as Hilary Duff by falling of a cliff in New Zealand.