Macaulay Culkin Victim of Another Online Death Hoax

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Ryan Gajewski
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Online rumors of actor Macaulay Culkin's death have been revealed to be a hoax, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Claims about the 34-year-old Home Alone star's alleged death began circulating Thursday. The actor's reps told The Hollywood Reporter that the news of his alleged death was a hoax.

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A number of Twitter users had already begun posting their condolences, assuming the rumors to be true.

This is the second time this year that Culkin has been the subject of death rumors, with his reps having dismissed similar rumors in April.

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Culkin's band, The Pizza Underground, is scheduled to perform Saturday at the Belmont in Austin, Texas, as part of the Fun Fun Fun Fest.

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