Bon Jovi jokes about death rumors

Dec. 20, 2011 at 4:55 PM

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Rock star Jon Bon Jovi posted a picture to Facebook holding a sign reading "Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey" to dispel Twitter rumors of his death.

Bon Jovi posted the photo Monday after a fake news release circulated on Twitter claimed the 49-year-old singer had died during a tour stop in New Jersey, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger reported Tuesday.

"Rest assured that Jon is fine! This photo was just taken," the text accompanying the photo reads.

People magazine reported there were also false rumors on Twitter Monday claiming rapper Li'l Kim had died.

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