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Jackie Chan Dead Again?: Action Star Didn't Die In a Fall on Film Set

Travelers Today       By    Karen Fredrickson

Updated: Aug 16, 2013 09:47 AM EDT

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Jackie Chan has yet again been the victim of an Internet death hoax.(Photo : Facebook)

Jackie Chan is facing yet another death hoax, this time from a 12-story fall. This makes multiple false reports this year alone.

There have been rumors on Twitter that Chan had died after falling from a 12-story building. While filming a stunt on a movie project, though the title of the project was never given. The rumors have led many fans to post on Twitter, some confused as to whether Chan is alive or dead. He is, in fact, alive and well.

He previously posted a photograph of himself holding that day's newspaper on his Facebook page to reassure fans that he hadn't passed away as had been falsely reported.

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"Hi everybody!" Chan posted. Yesterday, I got on a 3 a.m. flight from India to Beijing.

"I didn't get a chance to sleep and even had to clean my house when I got home," he continued. "Today, everybody called to congratulate me on my rumored engagement.

"Afterward, everybody called me to see if I was alive," Chan posted after the hoax in June, along with the photograph, showing he has a sense of humor about the incident.

"If I died, I would probably tell the world," Chan wrote. "I took a photo with today's date, just in case you don't believe me!"

The false reports give details about the supposed accident, showing pictures, but all specific details are left out and the photographs are set up so the victim is unclear. The Facebook page is set up with an app that posts the message about Chan's death to user's timelines, perpetuating the cycle of the false report.

False reports of this type have been widely used to report the "death" of many celebrities. Chan isn't even the first one to have multiple false reports.

Previous celebrities to have their premature death falsely reported include David BeckhamAmanda Bynes, Adam Sandler, Justin Bieber, Kristen Stewart and Paula Deen.

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