Another dying hoax has surfaced on-line, this time radio host Tom Joyner. An internet site has brought on confusion when it reported the dying of an assistant director of the identical identify in Hollywood.
Netizens mistook Joyner for the well-known radio character and thought he was dead, nevertheless, Tom Joyner, 73, continues to be alive and nicely.
News of the dying of assistant director Joyner was first reported by Deadline, saying he died on Feb. 22 on the age of 79 after an extended battle with coronary heart illness and most cancers.
Joyner was each the manufacturing supervisor and assistant director. He labored on some notable movies, together with Steven Spielberg’s Jaws (1975), John Landis’ The Blues Brothers (1980) and Stephen Hopkins’ Predator 2 “(1990).
In 1999, Joyner acquired the DGA’s Frank Capra Achievement Award in recognition of his service to the Guild and skilled accomplishments.
Netizens shocked to study of one other Tom Joyner
When information of Tom Joyner’s dying hit the Internet, many assumed it was radio host Joyner. But as soon as the confusion cleared and they have been assured the morning present host was protected and alive, they have been relieved.
Some individuals discovered in regards to the assistant director first, and tweeted in the event that they didn’t know the opposite Joyner man so late.
Many have demanded that the location that revealed the article in regards to the dying of the “white man” Joyner be republished and his id clarified as a result of there’s one other Tom Joyner whose followers are shocked and upset.
The black American neighborhood was shocked when everybody thought it was her Joyner who died. Fans broke down on Twitter after discovering the 73-year-old ex-musician was alive. They additionally supplied their condolences to the household of one other Joyner.