The Internet is really upset today over a celebrity death that happened five years ago.

The Internet is really upset today over a celebrity death that happened five years ago.
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If you were on Twitter today, you might have seen people posting about how "Golden Girls" star Rue McClanahan died, which is technically true.


But the actress died five years ago. And now, thanks to social media, her obituary is getting passed around again, making many people think it's current news. It's like, you work hard over a long career to build a name for yourself, and then somehow your legacy ends up being a viral obituary.



She passed away in 2010 #ruemcclanahan
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According to Jezebel, this is actually the second time that McClanahan's obituary has weirdly gone viral. Hopefully her ghost is haunting Twitter or something.

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