CNN's Morgan Freeman death blunder: Actor is very much alive

morgan-freeman-not-dead.jpg"@ CNN: Breaking News: actor Morgan Freeman has passed away in his Burbank home."

Twitter death hoaxes are about as common these days as Justin Bieber related hashtags, but they're rarely started by respected, trusted news sources... until today. CNN's official twitter posted the above update on Thursday, Dec. 16 -- prompting fans and admirers to begin to post a flurry of quotes from the actor and an onslaught of R.I.P. tweets.

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