Reports surfaced that the rapper was nearly stabbed to death in New York.
Eminem is latest victim to Internet celebrity death hoax
Most hoaxes about a celebrity dying involve freak accidents. Witness Tom Cruise “dying” in a fiery car crash in Australia. This one was different.
This one was a Facebook post with a gruesome photo of a man's back bleeding from multiple stab wounds. “Rapper Eminem Left Nearly DEAD After Being Stabbed 4 Times In NYC!!," said the headline. Below the headline, the Facebook post even promised surveillance video of the entire incident.
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