Reggae Pop-Star Shaggy is known for his 1995 single “Boombastic” and his 2000 single “It wasn’t me.” Shaggy has become a victim of a celebrity death hoax on the internet. It was reported that Shaggy was stabbed in a brawl in Los Angeles, and then died from his injuries. His Wikipedia page was even updated with bogus death information. The hash tag #RIPShaggy has been circulating on Twitter after the fake death story was published about the reggae artist’s passing.
According to TMZ, Shaggy was not stabbed in a bar fight this week. He is alive and well despite internet reports. A rep for Shaggy told TMZ, “Shaggy is like a cat with 9 lives, but can happily report that he’s alive and kicking and in the same building as me right now as we speak. Inquisitr reports that another rep told Urban Islandz: “The rumors are exactly what it is a rumor. We were made aware of the rumor yesterday, but we didn’t know it was so serious. Someone just has a little too much time on their hands.”
Shaggy wrote on his twitter page that the guy who died “definitely wasn’t me.”
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