London: `Wolf of Wall Street` star Leonardo DiCaprio has become the latest celebrity victim of an internet hoax as social networking sites were abuzz with rumours about the actor`s demise.
According to a celebrity gossip website, the 39-year-old actor was such a novice on the slopes that he lost control of his snowboard at the luxury Zermatt ski resort and hit a tree at neck-breaking speed on April 10, reportedly.
The site then said that he was killed by the impact of the crash. The actor however has denied the rumours and said, "I would love to meet the person who is starting rumours of my death."
This the second time that the superstar has been targeted. Back in April 2009, the celeb`s spokesman had to issue a statement assuring fans that he was still alive and kicking.