Actor Wayne Knight is the latest celebrity death hoax to spread around the internet.
The actor best known for his portrayal of "Newman" on Seinfeld took to his verified twitter account to dispel the false rumor of his death.
Some of you will be glad to hear this, others strangely disappointed, but….I am alive and well!— Wayne Knight (@iWayneKnight) March 16, 2014
Once he realized he was "trending" he added this message:
Does someone have to DIE to trend? Geez! Thanks for all the love everybody. I didn’t know you cared. Glad to be breathing!— Wayne Knight (@iWayneKnight) March 16, 2014
Websites like TMZ and US Weekly ran a detailed story that described how Knight died and two other people were injured in the crash.
Knight joins Celine Dion, Justin Bieber and Eminem as the latest subject of a celebrity death hoax.