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Old 06-29-2009, 10:56 PM
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I keep hearing that Rick Astley (a famous 90's pop singer, famous for starting the internet phenomenon "rickrolling") has died in a hotel room in Germany? is this true?
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Old 06-29-2009, 11:18 PM
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BERLIN: Known for his 1980s pop hit Never Gonna Give You Up, 43-year-old Rick Astley has been pronounced dead Tuesday.
His body was found at the Angleterre Hotel in Berlin after an ambulance responded to an emergency call from his hotel room.
Astley was found unconscious in his hotel bedroom and was unable to be resuscitated. He was pronounced dead on the scene.


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Not happy he's dead but I couldn't stand his music.
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Old 06-29-2009, 11:36 PM
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Somehow I doubt it - 'celebrity death internet rumours' are rife these days, and Astley's a sure-fire target for any online prank.
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Old 06-30-2009, 02:00 AM
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I doubt it - it's the same style hoax that said Jeff Goldblum had died the same day as Micheal Jackson.
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I've been rickrolled WAYYYYY too many times to click that link... older & wiser, c'est moi.
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It's a hoax. Just Google his name and you'll find several peices exposing the hoax. My favorite was the Pythonesque headline: "Astley Not Quite Dead Yet."
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Maybe they got him mixed up with BILLY MAY, the screaming commercial dude that sold OxyClean.
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Apparently George Clooney passed on with him.

I bet Presley and Morrison isn't dead either, just rumors that got out of control.
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