"I must've died and went to heaven...Alive and cold kickin ass!!" Usher, 33, tweeted after the rumors surfaced, posting a pic of himself shirtless and sweaty. He later added: "Livin' Legend!" The false report of the singer's death was originated by Global Associated News, which posted a detailed accident report describing the crash said to have involved Usher.
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