Subscribe Now

travelers today

Home » Trending News

Popeyes Lady Died? Commercial Actress Deidrie Henry Becomes Victim of Internet Death Hoax

Travelers Today       By    Katie McFadden

Updated: Feb 27, 2014 03:03 PM EST

Text Size: A A A

popeyes hoax
The Popeyes Lady didn't die.(Photo : Twitter)

The Popeyes lady, Annie, aka Deidrie Henry is dead. At least that's what social media sites are saying. However Deidrie Henry didn't die. She's just the victim of an Internet death hoax.

Share This Story

It's not clear how the rumors started but many on Twitter started passing a photo around of Deidrie Henry, the Popeye's commercial lady, saying "RIP Deidrie Henry."

Henry isn't dead. There are no valid news sources that have confirmed her death. It seems to be nothing more than a cruel joke.

However the rumor is spreading like wildfire. Many took to Twitter to discuss the death of the Popeyes lady. Some examples of tweets include
"The lady from the Popeyes commercial died :/ .."
"Damn.. The Popeyes Lady Died ! R.I.P"
"The Popeyes lady died smh I'm never eating that food again. I love my life too much"
"Did Diedrie Henry really die ... i loved her !!!"

Diedrie Henry isn't dead. She isn't just the Popeyes lady either. Besides starring in the commercial for the popular chicken restaurant chain, Henry is a TV actress. She has appeared in many TV series, with her role as Rowena in Justified on FX being the latest. She also appeared on CSI, Bones, Southland, Heartland, Without a Trace, ER and had an ongoing role as Aubrey McDonalds in The Riches. She also played Bonnie in a movie called Beautiful Boy. Henry also enjoys theater roles.

Henry has even won some awards for her roles. She won the Ovation award for Yelowman in 2006 and again in 2011 for Raisin in the sun.

 

© 2014 Traverlers Today, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Featured Video : Travel Expert Stefanie Michaels aka 'Adventure Girl' Reveals Her Favorite Fourth of July Destinations
Join Our Conversation

ADVERTISEMENT

Travel Tips

Road trip

How to Survive Your Next Road Trip

Here are some tips on how to have a more enjoyable road trip.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Receive the latest travel news, reviews, and more..

Want more Travel?

Most Popular

In this handout from NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory, a solar large flare erupts off the sun June 7, 2011 in space.

Solar Flares Today 2014: 'Extreme' Solar Flare Hit Earth, Aurora Borealis Friday? How Is The Earth Affected?

Solar flares today 2014 appear to be growing stronger. According to multiple reports, one of the solar flares today 2014 that erupted from the sun toward Earth are the X-Class kind, which is known to be extreme and the most dangerous kind. The flare hit the Earth yesterday and another one will be hitting the planet today, which could reportedly cause an Aurora Borealis phenomenon.

Lake Tahoe, NV, Sand Harbor (2) 9-2010

Lake Tahoe Earthquake Today: Magnitude-3.5 Earthquake Rattles Near Tahoe Vista, Calif.

Lake Tahoe earthquake today rattled near Tahoe Vista, Calif. and fortunately, it wasn’t strong to have produced injuries to residents of the area. According to multiple reports the, the Lake Tahoe earthquake today was of a magnitude 3.5.

High Gas Prices Spark Interest In Public Transportation

7 Arrested in Machete Attack Chicago Four Adults, Three Juveniles Seized over Gang-Related Train Station Assault

7 Arrested in Machete Attack Chicago - Four adults and three juveniles were taken into custody and accused of a gang-related assault captured on a surveillance video at a Chicago train station.

Diagio VIP Lounge

Delta Air Lines Flight Rerouted For Angry Lady Hit Accidentally in Head Due To Reclined Seat

A Delta Air Lines flight was diverted when a 52-year-old woman got mad when an older lady in front reclined her seat and accidentally hit her in the head.

Moxy Milan

Modern Moxy Hotels by Marriott Perfect For the Budget Traveler

Marriott’s Moxy Hotels were introduced today in Milan, Italy, offering a modern twist to the hospitality industry.

4 Students Killed In Ohio Plane Crash, CrashUnder Investigatin

Ohio Plane Crash: Killed 4 College Students As Plane Exploded, Crash Under Investigation

Ohio plane crash which occurred Monday killed four college students, including three members of the varsity wrestling team, from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, said school officials Tuesday. The four deaths from the Ohio plane crash were confirmed by police Monday evening.

Jellyfish

Jellyfish Sting Hundreds: Jellyfish Swarm Attacks, At Least 400 Stung In Florida Beaches, Swimmers Treated

Jellyfish sting hundreds at Florida beaches over the weekend, and beach goers are growing concerned for their safety in the seas. The multiple incidents which resulted to jellyfish sting hundreds, that’s at least 400 beach goers, occurred in Volusia County, along Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach.

Find Us on Facebook

travelers today

© Copyright 2014 Travelers Today All Rights Reserved.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Real Time Analytics