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Misreported Lindsay Lohan news mutates into celebrity death watch

2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

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Lindsay Lohan at the 2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

For reasons each more disturbing than the next, the state of actress Lindsay Lohan's health continues to be a source of perpetual scandal, even if it's not entirely true.

Friday morning, ABC and other news outlets partially misreported that the 25-year-old was found unconscious in the penthouse of the Marina del Rey Ritz-Carlton Hotel, and that paramedics transported the actress to a hospital.

News of the news prompted what is perhaps society's least sensitive display of concern, a Twitter death watch, and its many variations:

 

Chiming in from Minneapolis with something resembling a conscience, one user took a more collective approach to the former child star's well being:

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