Rumors about famous people started going around long before the Internet was invented, and once it came into existence, the Web was flooded with endless juicy celebrity gossip. Some of it has become so hip that people actually started to believe it.
Bright Side found 10 ridiculous stories and concluded that there can, in fact, be smoke without fire, and you certainly should not believe everything you hear.
10. Lorde is 45 years old.
The unusual appearance of the New Zealand singer Lorde (real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor) has become the subject of many rumors about her “real” age.
Some say the young star is over 40, although she was only 17 when her debut album came out. This is also confirmed by her birth certificate, stating that she was born on November 7, 1996. Sadly, even this evidence is still not convincing enough for some people.
9. Avril Lavigne was replaced by an imposter.
This myth was born in 2015 when a Brazilian Web page dedicated to the pop punk singer claimed that Lavigne died in 2003 and was replaced by a doppelganger named Melissa Vandella.