Chuck Brown: Still alive. (Jeffrey MacMillan for the Washington Post)

“I just wish people would put themselves in our shoes. . . With social media, stuff spreads so fast and it’s not right.”

Chuck Brown’s daughter Cherita Whiting decrying a spate of Twitter rumors that the Washington go-go legend has died. (Seriously, what is wrong with people?) Hospitalized last week, Brown is still recovering, she told our colleague Nikita Stewart: “It’s nothing life-threatening. He’s just getting some much-needed rest.”

Read more: Chuck Brown death rumors swirl on Twitter, 5/2/12