Ricky Martin target in death hoax; not dead

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Ricky Martin is alive and well after becoming the latest  target in an internet death hoax.

Over the weekend, a video titled “Ricky Martin Dead in Tragic Accident New Years Day” began circulating on the web

It claimed the 43-year-old died in a car wreck on a freeway in Los Angeles.

The clip showed a horrific car accident and a body being thrown from the car.

It didn’t take long for gossip columns to pick up the story and report it as news.

But, it was all a prank!

Ricky is still livin’ la vida loca on the beach in Puerto Rico.

He responded to the hoax on his Twitter page  writing, “Hello from heaven.”

He also posted a photo of himself watching a beautiful sunset on Instagram.



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