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Russell Brand Jokes About His Own Death Hoax Rumor on Twitter

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Aug. 27 2012, Published 12:09 p.m. ET

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Well, it's good to see Russell Brand has a sense of humor — especially when it comes to his own death!

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Katy Perry's ex-husband was the lastest celeb victim targeted in a death hoax. According to a prankster, the British comic "passed away" after he tragically hit a tree while snowboarding in Switzerland — at least, in a report circulated by the Global Associated News. Yes, this is a completely false rumor but the Arthur star took it all in good stride.

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Not only did he Tweet to his 5 million followers to indicate he's alive and well, he poked fun at hearing the fake story. "Bloody hell," he wrote, "I better cancel the milk." And then he linked to the faux report.

We're glad to hear he's alive and kickin'!

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