Jon Bon Jovi

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Jon Bon Jovi ain't gonna live forever. But please, just let him live while he's alive.

The rock star is the latest celeb to fall prey to the non-discriminatory celebrity death hoax, which has been picking on actors and musicians willy-nilly over the last couple of years.

So, what was it this time? A tragic cliff splat in New Zealand? A head-on snowboarding collision in Switzerland?

Actually, dailynewbloginternational, which first "reported" that Bon Jovi was deceased, really gave the New Jersey native short shrift in the excitement department, killing him off via cardiac arrest.

Seemingly thanks to this site, word started to get around that the "You Give Love a Bad Name" singer was found unconscious in a room at the Empress Hotel in Asbury Park, N.J., and was later pronounced dead at Jersey Shore Medical Center (which sounds fake, but does exist if you stick the word "University" between "Shore" and "Medical").

News of Bon Jovi's untimely demise made him a top trending topic on Twitter this afternoon, but the singer quickly took to Facebook to assure fans of his earthliness.

He posted a photo of himself holding a sign reading, "Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey," dated Dec. 19, 2011 at 6 p.m., along with the message, "Rest assured that Jon is alive and well! This photo was just taken."

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