A lot of high profile folks got fooled! But again, Margaret Thatcher has not died.

Here is the tweet that started it all! Keep in mind this is a fake “@SkyNews” account, with zero followers…


Pennington @OfficialSkyNews
BREAKING NEWS Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 86 after prolonged illness. More details as we get them

But a lot fell for it!

Katy @KatyinIndy
RIP #MargaretThatcher One of the world’s great conservative leaders! socyberty.com/government/for… #tcot #gop #teaparty #sgp #tlot

Damon Lord @DamonLord
Truly saddened to hear of Margaret Thatcher’s death. RIP, our dear Iron Lady. #fb

GrantMerrill @GrantMerrill
RIP Margaret Thatcher. A towering figure in our history.

Guy Benson @guypbenson
Oh dear. #RIP Margaret Thatcher. The Iron Lady. A warrior for liberty. A patriot.

Sally Thomsett @sallythomsett
R.I.P. Margaret Thatcher, the first person I voted for X

☀CJ☀ @csimm16
“Margaret Thatcher,RIP. The Iron Lady has passed away at age 86…” A Great Lady of my Home Country

Resist Tyranny @ResistTyranny
RIP Lady Margaret Thatcher. #IronLady

Laura Louise @LauraLouMakeup
Margaret Thatcher RIP A woman with balls.

Kate Kennedy @kate_editor
Helen Gurley Brown yesterday, Margaret Thatcher today. #RIP

Marc Mantone @mantone1
RIP RT @OfficialSkyNews: BREAKING NEWS Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 86

Simon Davies @s1mon_d
RIP Margaret Thatcher

Larry Footer @larryfooter
#RIP Margaret Thatcher … the strongest woman of our lifetimes

madam-editor @TheMadamEditor
Margaret Thatcher. The Iron Lady and former Prime Minister passes away aged 86. #RIP. she was a pioneer. The lady never turned.

Russell Norton @russyork
RIP Margaret Thatcher
The last Thatcher death hoax was just a few months ago. How many more times will Thatcher “die”?

Percy The Sheep @DanWrexham
Margaret Thatcher has died every week for the past few years according to Twitter.

News Manc @NewsManc
If I had a pound for every time Margaret Thatcher has died on Twitter I’d have enough to buy my council house.

Peter Searles @Shenfieldpete
Sad news that Margaret Thatcher has died for the 17th time this year #twitterrumours #beoriginal

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