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Zach Braff Announces He's Still Alive on YouTube

 - Oct 14, 2009
References: chrisbox & mashable
Don’t worry 'Garden State' and 'Scrubs' fans, Zach Braff is not dead. Twitter went crazy with tweets saying that the television and film star had died after a fake Web site built by prankster Chris Laganella went viral.

Laganella had left the page up a while ago thinking that no one but a few friends would see it. However, the rumor became so prevalent that Zach Braff posted a YouTube video declaring that in fact he’s still alive.

The video was a humorous way to combat the rumor and, after Miley Cyrus’ recent attempt at YouTube declarations, the ‘Zach Braff is not dead’ video came as some welcome comic relief.