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    Mariah Carey Dies? No, Singer Killed Off by Twitter Hoax

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    Don't you worry, Lambs: Mariah Carey is alive and well.

    On Tuesday, the 42-year-old singer was the victim of a death hoax thanks to a slew of prank Twitter messages.

    In tweets attributed to @BET, @TMZ, @CNN_TV and other outlets, Carey was incorrectly said to have been "found dead." (According to Gossip Cop, the users who began falsely quoting these outlets have been deactivated.)

    READ: Mariah Carey's Terrier Gets Star Treatment

    Fortunately, the wife and mama is A-OK. She plugged her upcoming new music on Twitter Tuesday night and even tweeted back to a few fans.

    We're definitely glad this diva is perfectly fine. As for the trolls who keep creating death hoaxes? Guys, come on: Time for a new hobby.

    PICS: Alive & Kicking: Celebrity Death Hoaxes

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