Most people ,incl. me, got this mail saying that popular bollywood actress Ms. Aishwarya Rai has died in a car crash in England. Below is an excerpt of the mail:
The Highest Paid Bollywood Actress Ashwariya Rai, has been killed in a head-on car crash.Ms. Rai, 32, from India, was killed in the crash in the, near Firle, East Sussex.
She had been at a special screening of her forth coming bollywood movie at Cannes Film Festival at nearby Drusillas Park before the fatal smash involving her blue Renault Megane and a city School Bus ocuured.
A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said she was lifted from the scene by the Sussex Police and taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital, where she died from her injuries. Whereas her driver on the other hand died on the spot.
She was the sole occupant along with her driver in her car, the spokeswoman said.“It was a sheer case of reckless driving”, spokeswoman further added The City School Bus involved in the incident had three victims with severe head injuries including a monitor (58 yrs old) and two kids (7yrs old). The rest 32 escaped unharmed.
Read the Full Mail here
Now, whoever has started the hoax, didn't create it all from scratch! They took an Old BBC article and manipulated it so as to mirror the death of Aishwarya. The 'source' article is about the death of Desmond Llewelyn, the actor who played Q in Many James Bond movies before retiring. Here's an excerpt of the real news article . Notice the similarities in bold!
Bond actor killed in crash
Actor Desmond Llewelyn, famous for his role as Q in the Bond films, has been killed in a head-on car crash. Mr Llewelyn, 85, from Bexhill, East Sussex, was killed in the crash on the A27, near Firle, East Sussex.He had been at a book signing event at nearby Drusillas Park before the fatal smash involving his blue Renault Megane and another car.
A spokeswoman for Sussex Police said he was airlifted from the scene by the Sussex Police helicopter and taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital, where he died from his injuries on Sunday evening.
The Original news article can be found here
Its truly pathetic as to how people can stoop to such a low level in order to gain notoriety or to malign a successful and popular person! Fie on such individuals!:evil: