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Will Smith’s son Jaden a victim of death hoax, once again. Twitter reacts

hollywood Updated: Sep 13, 2016 10:04 IST
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Jaden Smith became a victim of a hoax on Sunday night after several reports claimed that the 18-year-old had committed suicide. (Getty Images)

Hollywood star Will Smith’s son, actor Jaden Smith, become a victim of a hoax on Sunday night after several reports surfaced online claiming the 18-year-old had committed suicide.

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After several fans got on to social media to express their shock, Jaden’s representatives issued a statement in which they announced he is still alive.

“He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimised by this hoax. He’s still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet,” read the statement.

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This is not the first hoax involving Jaden Smith’s death. Last month, similar reports surfaced online, which claimed that Smith had committed suicide by hanging himself.