Do not imagine all the things you examine Queen Elizabeth II.
On Feb. 22, Hollywood Unlocked impressed various rounds of “God Save the Queen” once they claimed the long-reigning monarch had died on the age of 95.
“Sources near the Royal Palace notified us solely that #QueenElizabeth has handed away,” the weblog’s Instagram put up acknowledged. “She was scheduled to attend the marriage of British Vogue editor Edward Enninful, however was discovered lifeless. Story creating.”
A couple of hours later, the web site shared one other put up standing by its story. This time, nevertheless, it was flagged by Instagram as “false info.”
Hours earlier than the report surfaced, nevertheless, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson confirmed the Queen was recovering from COVID-19. “As Her Majesty remains to be experiencing delicate chilly like signs she has determined, to not undertake her deliberate digital engagements right now,” the assertion learn, “however will proceed with mild duties.”
So whereas many royal watchers have been satisfied that Hollywood Unlocked obtained it fallacious, the web site’s founder and CEO stood by the story.