Why it seems like every celebrity death is now a conspiracy theory

Published December 4, 2022


A story on Insider quotes Yotam Ophir about why it seems as though every celebrity death is now a conspiracy theory. The impulse to use celebrity deaths as fodder for bigger conspiracy theories has gone into hyperdrive, accelerated by the pandemic and social media, Ophir said. “If you believe that there's a cabal of nefarious people who are responsible for all that is wrong and bad in the world,” why not believe that they are behind the deaths of your favorite celebrity.” 

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