Russell Crowe died, and so did I

Russell Crowe is not dead
Russell Crowe is not dead

Actor Russell Crowe died, or so rampant rumors online would have you believe. Rest assured that Crowe, the actor who is no relation to me, is alive and his reported death is another hoax all over Twitter and Google Trends that has been put together by the not-so-funny folks at

At the bottom of the fake story about Crowe is a note that the story was "dynamically generated using a generic 'template' and is not factual. Any reference to specific individuals has been 100% fabricated by web site visitors who have created fake stories by entering a name into a blank 'non-specific' template for the purpose of entertainment. For sub-domain info and additional use restrictions:"