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SINGLE: Jodie admitted having stash of dildos POP star Britney Spears was at the centre of a DEATH hoax – after Sony Music wrongly announced she had passed away.
The entertainment firm tweeted from its official account that the 35-year-old Toxic star had died – sending her fans into absolute meltdown.
Her manager, Adam Leber, was forced to deny Britney was dead and appeared on American News Channel CNN to confirm she was “fine and well”. tweets reading: “Rest in peace Britney Spears”.
Both tweets were sent out around the same time sending fans of the pop babe into a panic over their idol’s wellbeing.
Despite Sony Music quickly deleting the fake tweets, they were retweeted around 2,000 times.
Sony Music had to apologise and said its global account had been “compromised”, adding: “This has been rectified. Sony Music apologises to Britney Spears and her fans for any confusion.”
After the tweets were published, a group called OurMine appeared to have gained access to the Sony Music account and pointed out the security failure.