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Claim About the Execution of Alec Baldwin Is Satirical

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13th June 2022
Claim About the Execution of Alec Baldwin Is Satirical
The claim is satirical (Getty).

The Claim

The American actor Alec Baldwin has been executed. 

Emerging story

Several social media users have circulated news claiming that the actor Alec Baldwin has been executed.

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Misbar’s Analysis

Misbar has investigated the circulating claim and discovered the origins to be satirical, the actor has not been executed. 

The Truth Behind Alec Baldwin’s Execution 

Using advanced Google search, Misbar's team found no reliable news coverage of actor Alec Baldwin's execution. Furthermore, Baldwin has not been sentenced to death, which proves that the claim is unsubstantiated

Satire From “Real Raw News”

Misbar found that the origin of the circulating claim is a satirical article written by Michael Baxter and published by “Real Raw News,” which has a disclaimer stating: “Information on this website is for informational and educational and entertainment purposes. This website contains humor, parody, and satire. We have included this disclaimer for our protection, on the advice on legal counsel.”

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The writer has previously authored similarly themed articles with headlines such as “James Comey Loses His Head to Guillotine,” and "Hillary Clinton Hanged at Gitmo."

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Joel Souza, the director of the film, was also injured in the incident. 

Many fake and misleading claims were shared in light of the fatal incident. 

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