Blue Wiggle Anthony Field has once again found himself the subject of an internet death hoax.
The Wiggles star was alerted to the headline about his supposed death by a Twitter fan, who found the fake news on a site called ‘A page where a new celebrity passes away every day.’
“RIP Anthony Field, best known for his escapades with The Wiggles. The world is certainly feeling blue today 1963 — 2021,” read the headline on the page, which was posted alongside Field’s photo.
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The 58-year-old found the funny in the situation and reposted the photo on his Twitter account.
“I’m dead again!!!” he joked.
This is the second time this year Field has had to reassure fans he’s still alive and well. Back in August, his Wikipedia bio wrongly stated he had passed away.
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“Wikipedia had me dead yesterday!” he captioned an Instagram post at the time. “Unless I’m not up with the times, I’m still here!! I have died a few times onstage (you’ve seen the act!). I’m back alive on Wikipedia now! Phew!”
The Wiki post read: “Anthony Donald Joseph Field, (8 May 1963 — August 15, 2021) was an Australian musician, actor, songwriter and producer.
“He was best known as a leader of the children’s group the Wiggles and a member of the 1980s and 1990s pop band the Cockroaches.”
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The death hoax did the rounds on Twitter, with fans hypothetically wondering how Field died.
“It didn’t say, maybe over eating hot potato!” the children’s entertainer joked in reply to one fan.
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