Why #RIPEllen is trending on Twitter: Ellen DeGeneres demise hoax goes viral

Social media watchdogs thought Ellen DeGeneres had danced her final dance after logging onto Twitter Monday evening to find that the hashtag #RIPEllen was trending.

To not fear, E.D. isn’t lifeless — the tweets have been reportedly in reference to rumors final week that the “The Ellen DeGeneres Present” would possibly get axed, which spawned a viral demise hoax.

“Is Ellen lifeless or not?! Y’all complicated tf out of me #ripellen,” tweeted one distraught fan amid false studies the 62-year-old comedian and speak present host had jumped off the roof of a home. 

Different Twitterati mocked the “late” entertainer with faux obituaries that includes pics of DeGeneres’ numerous movie star doppelgängers.

“#ripellen fly excessive, angle,” Tweeted one Twitter wit on a pic of Jane Lynch’s character from “Glee.”

One other chucklehead captioned a pic of Justin Bieber with the identical tagline.

One social media comic posted a photograph of actress Kathy Bates with the caption, “the final image of her #ripellen.”

One other uploaded a pic of Katy Perry with the tag, “Im in shock, relaxation Ellen.”

For sure, the Emmy-winning entertainer has been feeling the warmth as of late with rumors swirling that her present was getting jettisoned amid falling scores.

And whereas producers confirmed to The Publish that wasn’t the case, DeGeneres doesn’t look like the speak present darling she as soon as was.

In March, comic Kevin T. Porter launched a viral Twitter thread, calling for anybody who encountered DeGeneres to reply with “insane” tales about “Ellen being imply.”

“A brand new workers member was informed, ‘Day by day she picks somebody completely different to essentially hate. ‘It’s not your fault, simply suck it up for the day and he or she’ll be imply to another person the following day.’ They didn’t consider it, nevertheless it ended up being completely true,” TV author Ben Simeon wrote in a single response.

Most not too long ago, crew members from the comic’s present accused her of being “impolite” to them throughout coronavirus lockdown.

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