Sylvester Stallone confirms he’s alive and “still punching” in response to death hoax

Published: February 20, 2018 8:19 am

Sylvester Stallone slams death reports through Instagram. In 2016, a British media news site had claimed he was dead, prompting him to upload a photo of himself with Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev on Instagram. Having faced a similar situation last year as well, Stallone took upon himself to nullify the social media reports of his death through a social media post. Alive and well and happy and healthy…Still punching!” the 71-year-old Stallone, the hero of the popular Rambo and Rocky series, posted on his Twitter handle. Related News
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Sylvester pointed out that the images purporting to show him suffering from an illness that made him lose his hair were likely from a scene he has filmed for one of films. There was a spate of social media posts on Monday claiming that the actor had died of cancer. His younger brother Frank also took to Instagram and termed those spreading the hoax as “mentally deranged”. “Please ignore the stupidity. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd This is not the first time that erroneous messages of Sylvester’s demise had flooded social media. Sylvester’s last post on social media was made on Sunday to promote his new film Creed II. Terming the social media reports of his brother’s death as rumours, Frank, 67, said, “What kind of sick demented cruel mind things of things like this to post?