Rumours that film star and musician Jack Black has died are sweeping the internet.Black’s band, Tenacious D, tweeted today announcing the death of the 46-year-old star. The tweet announced: “I’m sad to officially announce the death of Jack Black at the age of 46, rest in peace brother.”
Another said: “It is with a heavy heart I am to announce that Jack Black passed away last night at 3:37am. The cause of death is yet unknown.” A second tweet from the band, which he sings for, was posted minutes after giving the hashtag #RIPJackBlack. The claims have sent Twitter into a storm of confusion, which nobody sure if they should believe them.
However, it wouldn’t be the first time the actor has been at the centre of a celebrity death hoax. Others are claiming the Tenacious D Twitter account has been hacked.