Calm Down Everyone, Wayne Knight Is Not Dead
Some of you will be glad to hear this, others strangely disappointed, but….I am alive and well!— Wayne Knight (@iWayneKnight) March 16, 2014
Does someone have to DIE to trend? Geez! Thanks for all the love everybody. I didn’t know you cared. Glad to be breathing!— Wayne Knight (@iWayneKnight) March 16, 2014
His messages come after a hoax on Facebook persuaded many to believe he had passed away in some sort of tractor trailer accident. And even though no major news outlets picked the story up, the pranksters wove the very intricate story using what appeared to be a story on TMZ.
We're just happy that Wayne is still with us and has a sense of humor about the whole thing. It isn't often when celebrities can see how ridiculous being famous can be.