This Article is From Sep 06, 2016

Sylvester Stallone's Had a 'Rocky' Time, Jokes Twitter After Death Hoax

Sylvester Stallone's Had a 'Rocky' Time, Jokes Twitter After Death Hoax

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Highlights

  • Sylvester Stallone was reported last weekend to have died
  • The actor had to confirm he was alive and well via Instagram
  • Soon, Twitter started cracking jokes on the celebrity death hoax
New Delhi: Everyone knows by now, or ought to, that reports of Sylvester Stallone's death are greatly exaggerated. The 70-year-old actor was reported last weekend to have died - apparently even CNN carried a story - but it soon turned out to be a hoax.

At first, Twitter was horrified, pleading to be told the actor was still alive. Reassurance came from by Sly himself, posing with his daughter in this picture he posted on Instagram.
 
 

A wonderful quiet dinner together with my daughter. #dinnerdate #spacetravel #nogravity #talkingheads @sophiastallone

A photo posted by Sly Stallone (@officialslystallone) on



Having exhaled, Twitter got down to serious business. Three days later, folks are still thinking up jokes.
 
 
 
 


This gentleman, however, had the first mover advantage with a 'Rocky' quip.
 


Sylvester Stallone was nominated for an Oscar this year for his work in Creed, in which he reprised the role that made him a star - boxer Rocky Balboa. He is also beloved for the Rambo and Expendables series.