A message had appeared on Facebook claiming Stallone had been found dead at his Los Angeles home. The same website had claimed in the past that Jim Carrey, Vin Diesel, Jaden Smith, and John Cena had died.
Are you one of the many fans that were fooled by the rumors? The post was mocked up to look like a Fox News report, complete with the network's logo and the tag line, "A purported FOX NEWS Video showed that the Hollywood actor hanged himself". Even, actors" brother slammed and said "sick and cruel' trolls who spread the rumor.
Social media has also carried several other death hoaxes of stars in the past.
On set of that action-packed movie, he also broke his neck during a fight scene with wrestler Steve Austin.
"Please ignore this stupidity". "Alive and well and happy and healthy.Still punching!"
Since the post was and till now it has draw over two million shares with lots of condolences and grief by the fans.
Stallone, 71, and his brother Frank took to social media confirming the beloved actor known for his iconic portrayal of "Rocky Balboa" is alive and well.
On Instagram and Facebook, Frank Stallone shared a video in which he said that the death hoax is "not amusing and not cool". Another did not immediately believe the reports and asked, "Okay but I just need to know did Sylvester Stallone really die???" "#RIPsylvesterstallone ". Another said, "Rest in Peace Legend #Legend #Died #RockyBalboa #SylvesterStallone".