Jackie Chan in internet death hoax

Updated: Mar 30, 2011, 15:16 PM IST

New York: Chinese actor Jackie Chan is the latest celebrity to fall victim to internet death hoax.

Online reports suggested that Chan had died of heart attack. However, he took to social networking site Facebook to deny the reports.

"Jackie is alive and well. He did not suffer a heart attack and die, as was reported on many social networking sites and in online news reports. Jackie is fine and is busy preparing for the filming of his next movie," said a note on the action star`s Facebook page.

Chan also posted a photo of himself showing him meeting with top Japanese officials, people.com reports.

The caption reads: Jackie met with Yuji Kumamaru, Consul-General of Japan in Hong Kong to discuss the details of the Love Without Borders 3/11 Candelight Gala, which will benefit the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Other celebrities, who have been a victim of internet hoax, are Charlie Sheen, Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp among others.

IANS