Singer Jon Bon Jovi is the latest celebrity victim of a Twitter death hoax.
The musician confirmed his continued existence on Monday evening with a message and a picture from his PR team through his official Twitter account.
The picture shows the singer in front of a Christmas tree holding a sign that reads, “Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey, Dec. 19th 2011, 6:00.”
A fake story circulating on Twitter reported that Bon Jovi had suffered a fatal heart attack, spurring some fans to post tributes — and other, savvier fans to make a ton of “Wanted Dead or Alive” puns.
The Twitter death hoax is a phenomenon that’s particularly common after a notable death in the news — such as that of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Il.
Other celebrities who’ve been hit with death hoaxes include Justin Bieber, Jackie Chan, Will Smith, Lady Gaga and Mick Jagger.