On this day in 1985 The Golden Girls, starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, debuted on NBC.
A Studio City home once owned by "Golden Girl" Rue McClanahan has sold for $3.4 million.
Why does the death of Rue McClanahan keep going viral, despite her death five years ago in 2010? Apparently because Facebook users can’t read the date on her obituary. Every four months, someone on my Facebook feed thinks Rue McClanahan just died. Show More Summary
Golden Girls actress Rue McClanahan died five years ago, but apparently some people are just hearing the news -- again.
Rue McClanahan passed away five years ago, but for the second time since then news of her passing hit the internet in a strange reverse-death hoax. The resurgence of stories about the death of the Golden Girls star highlight what seems to be an odd trend of faked celebrity death stories hitting the internet. Show More Summary
Looking at Twitter yesterday, it looked like Rue McClanahan, erstwhile star of The Golden Girls, had just died. People were losing it over the death of saucy southern belle Blanche Devereaux. But McClanahan didn’t die yesterday. She left this earthly existence five years ago. More »
This is your regular friendly reminder to check the dates on stories before you click "share." On Friday, news of Rue McClanahan's death at age 76 started trending on Facebook and Twitter. And the former Golden Girls star did in fact die... Show More Summary
If you were on Twitter today, you might have seen people posting about how "Golden Girls" star Rue McClanahan died, which is technically true. A photo posted by Kam Chronicles (@kamchronicles) on Jun 12, 2015 at 11:08am PDT But the actress died five years ago. Show More Summary
Golden Girls star Rue McClanahan died five years ago, but it seems that her fans just don’t want to let go. For what is now the third time since her passing, the actress’ name is making headlines for her death. Some might say that the...Show More Summary
Plus 'Ant-Man' finally found its sense of humor, Miley Cyrus made a tacky edible tribute to Caitlyn Jenner, and Rue McClanahan's death has gone viral five years too late.
Looking at Twitter or Facebook yesterday, it would not be crazy to assume that Rue McClanahan, erstwhile star of The Golden Girls, had just died. People were losing their marbles over the death of Blanche Devereaux. But McClanahan didn’t die yesterday. She left this earthly existence five years ago. Read more...
Well, it’s time for another round of social-media mourning for Rue McClanahan, despite the fact that the Golden Girls cast member has been dead for five years. And no, you don’t have deja vu—this is, in fact, the second time that McClanahan has been reanimated and subsequently killed by Facebook and/or Twitter. Read more...
Social media users are sharing the 'breaking news' of McClanahan's death — which happened in 2010 — by the thousands. read more
Going viral from beyond the grave. Twice
The hit television show The Golden Girls has been off the air for a long time now, and out of the four main stars, only Betty White remains alive. Estelle Getty died in 2008. Bea Arthur died in 2009. Oddly enough, Rue McClanahan passed...Show More Summary
R.I.P'.s are circulating for the "Golden Girls" actress who died in 2010. The weirdest part? The same thing happened last year
Twitter and Facebook are suddenly abuzz with RIP messages for the actress, but McClanahan has been dead since 2010. What happened?
A couple of hours ago, my boyfriend walked in my office and said "I think one of the Golden Girls died." Read more...
Tuesday's headlines also include Rue McClanahan and 'Ghostbusters.'
Late Golden Girls stars Rue McClanahan and Bea Arthur are being honored... with ice cream! New York's famous Big Gay Ice Cream Shop is opening up a new location in the West Village, and adding another Golden Girls-inspired item to the menu. Show More Summary