Hacker behind reports of Jack Black death

Jack Black is alive and well despite reports the much-loved actor died following a fall in New Zealand.

The claim was made on the official Tenacious D Twitter account on Sunday with a tweet that read: “I’m sad to officially announce the death of Jack Black at the age of 46, rest in peace brother.”

While hundreds of fans flocked to social media to send their condolences, many were skeptical of the announcement.


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However it turns out the tweet was nothing more than a “sick prank”.

“WE had our Twitter account hacked. We can assure you that Jack is ALIVE and WELL and that this was a sick “prank”, a tweet posted by the actors reps on the official Tenacious D Twitter account read.