Is Adam Sandler dead? The bizarre ‘Adam Sandler dead’ social media trend has caused a stir among netizens. Take a look at the mixed reactions from fans on Twitter.
Several netizens have begun to wonder if the claims about renowned actor Adam Sandler’s death were true, but it appears the ’50 First Dates’ star is pretty much alive.
Sandler recently attended the world premiere of his latest film “Hustlers” at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood, Calif., alongside his co-star, NBA star LeBron James and actress Queen Latifah.
Adam Sandler attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 9, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. | Source: Getty Images
WHY IS “ADAM SANDLER DEAD” TRENDING ON SOCIAL MEDIA?
Rumors of Sandler’s untimely demise began surfacing on TikTok and Twitter, likely in some bizarre fashion, causing concern among the actor’s staunch supporters.
The outrageous online trend reportedly claimed the 55-year-old actor died of drowning, while another rumor claimed Sandler died after being involved in a fatal accident.
Adam Sandler attends Netflix’s ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)’ screening at the Directors Guild Of America on October 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images
Another netizen said he was devastated by the passing of the legendary actor, assignment on the online platform “nobody even approached it” with a blue heart emoji.
However, it has been determined that some social media users are engaging in a bizarre pattern of notifying other internet users of Sandler’s alleged death to garner real-time feedback.
After learning that the trend was a hoax, most netizens were visibly shocked and outraged by the misinformation. Another fan felt relievedwhile a furious user job“Don’t play with me on this beautiful morning.”
Meanwhile, another user dismissed claims of Sandler’s untimely demise, to affirm that the veteran actor is “pretty much alive” and is rarely seen online as he no longer acts in comedies.
Along with being busy promoting his new movie “Hustle,” Sandler has other new projects in the works. The famous actor has also kept a low profile, which has fueled suspicion over his alleged death.
Sandler, contrary to popular opinion, is still alive. The “Happy Gilmore” actor recently updated his Instagram page with new photographs, including a tribute to the late comedian Bob Saget.
WHO IS ADAM SANDLER?
Besides being a comedian and actor, Sandler is also a filmmaker. At age 17, Sandler made his first foray into stand-up comedy when he took the stage at a Boston comedy club.
An agent named Dennis Miller “discovered” Sandler while working at a comedy club in Los Angeles and sent him to Saturday Night Live. He then became famous on “SNL” from 1990 to 1995 before appearing in many films.
Sandler’s other major films include “Big Daddy” in 1999, “Grown Ups” in 2010, “Just Go With It” in 2011 and “Blended” in 2014. He also starred in the 2019 film “Uncut Gems” with Julia Fox.
Sandler continues to perform stand-up and earns over $400,000 from each performance. The comedian is married to Jackie, with whom he shares two children – his daughters, Sadie, 19, and Sunny, 13.