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Posted at 9:21 AM ET, 02/16/2011

♪♫ Mick Jagger is the latest victim of the Twitter death hoax

By Melissa Bell
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Mick Jagger at the Grammys. ( Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Mick Jagger has been declared momentarily dead by the Twitter masses. "RIP Mick Jagger" became a worldwide trending topic on Wednesday, despite all signs pointing to a very much alive man. It seems the trend started after Jagger's appearance at the Grammys. Peter Rosenberg, a radio disc jokey, wrote:

wait i thought this was for actual dead people...not the living dead RIP Mick Jagger ...less than a minute ago via web

As news is wont to do in the giant game of Telephone played on Twitter, the joke quickly became a possible news item. However, just yesterday Mick Jagger's new Web site launched and his Facebook and his Twitter feed sent out some Grammy clips.

Mick Jagger joins an illustrious group of celebrities killed by Twitter, including Justin Bieber, Aretha Franklin and Charlie Sheen.

Here's the man very much alive at the Grammys on Sunday:

By Melissa Bell  | February 16, 2011; 9:21 AM ET
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Button your lip, baby.

Button your coat.

Posted by: bs2004 | February 16, 2011 10:40 AM | Report abuse

I need you, you, you...

Posted by: bartholomewbogy | February 16, 2011 12:27 PM | Report abuse

The guy is born in 1943 and dancing and singing like that. Pushing 70. Half the 30 year olds I know would have been out of breath halfway through if they tried it.

Posted by: kls1 | February 16, 2011 1:44 PM | Report abuse

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