Twitter is infamous for wild hoaxes. The latest one is about Star Wars star Daisy Ridley, who is alleged to have committed vehicular manslaughter at the age of 16. This rumor is spreading like wildfire but we’ll tell you why you shouldn’t believe it!
Today (October 13), Twitter was flooded with posts and memes about Daisy being involved in an alleged car accident when she was a teenager. The wild hoax also claims that she allegedly killed someone in what was a hit and run.
Before you jump to conclusions, let us clarify that these wild claims are nothing but a baseless hoax. The actress was never involved in such a gory act.
Daisy Ridley did not commit vehicular manslaughter
The rumors suggesting Daisy’s involvement in alleged vehicular manslaughter started with a tweet shared by the Twitter user @baklavalamp as a joke.
The Twitter account is locked at the moment and you can’t see the tweets, but some social media users were quick to get a screengrab of wild rumors started on the account.
The original tweet which was shared as a joke read, “daily ridley committing vehicular manslaughter is so funny to me like. Where was she going.”
When the Twitter user started receiving backlash for making these baseless claims about the actress, they shared another tweet saying, “SO MANY ILLITERATE PPL. I didn’t say SHE DID IT I said the idea of her doing it is funny.”
We must say, we don’t find it funny at all!
Alleged car accident rumors slammed by fans
Daisy’s fans are irked for obvious reasons as they took to Twitter to slam those involved in spreading these baseless rumors.
One tweeted, “who hates daisy ridley that much to make a rumour like that, and then who is crazy enough to believe it???”
Another added, “idk what does it say abt daisy ridley that ppl think she WOULD commit vehicular manslaughter”
“Yeah someone just started that rumour then it just snowballed, there’s no way she injured/k*lled someone at 16,” wrote another user.
Daisy Ridley car meme sweeps Twitter
While fans of Daisy are busy defending the actress against the hoax, some Internet users are circulating memes after learning that she was trending on Twitter due to a fake rumor.
Like this user
Daisy leaving the Star Wars set...
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