“Oprah Winfrey dead 2016” : Television host killed by internet death hoax

Rumors of the television host’s alleged demise gained traction on Wednesday after a ‘R.I.P. Oprah Winfrey’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American television host’s passing:

At about 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday (July 13, 2016), our beloved television host Oprah Winfrey passed away. Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko. She will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.