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    Jon Bon Jovi assures fans he’s alive after rumors swirl on Twitter

    Jon Bon Jovi wants his fans to know he’s alive and well.

    Rumors of the musician’s death spread online after a fake news release surfaced on social media sites Monday. However, Bon Jovi was performing at a charity concert at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank.

    Bon Jovi is shown in a picture on his Facebook page holding a sign that reads: “Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey.”


    His publicist said Bon Jovi was alive and well and playing the show in Red Bank.

    Here’s the fake press release and the announcement from the star’s Facebook page that he is in fact, alive.

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