Paul Walker was the victim of a death hoax that said that he died on Friday. Sadly the actor actually died just shortly after this hoax came out. On Nov. 30, TMZ reported that the actor died in a car crash in Cali. and so did the driver of the vehicle. Paul Walker died at the age of 40 on Saturday.
A cruel website called Media Mass reported about the death hoax and said that the actor died on Friday. Then when he later died in a car crash and TMZ reported it fans found their article and started to think that the news could not be true. On Saturday, Mass Media tried to say his rep confirmed that he was just fine, but this never actually happened and was just something else they posted to bring in views. This website is known for making up fake news all the time though.
Social networks went crazy with fans posting the Media Mass link and saying that Paul Walker was still alive. This was not the case though and sadly news came was confirmed a bit later that he really was dead. Media Mass later updated their post saying that he was dead and removed all of the false information.
Paul was in California and working when he took a Porsche out for a spin. He died along with the other person that was with him. News is still coming out about the death of this famous actor from “The Fast and the Furious.” Now it is reported that his body was unidentifiable. You can check out Paul’s latest tweets here.
Update: Check out video of the aftermath of the crash here.