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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.

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