They Live: 18 Shocked Celebrity Death Hoax Reactions

April Fools’ Day pranks can be in good fun, but not when your favorite celebrity’s life is on the line.

Gossipmongers don’t wait until April 1st to start causing trouble; no, they churn out frighteningly believable death rumors about stars every few months. Wayne Knight of Jurassic Park and Seinfeld fame is the most recent actor to falsely fall victim, allegedly dying in a tractor trailer crash.