No, Magic Johnson Didn’t Partake In A Charity Blood Drive

An old PBS screenshot turns into a Twitter hoax within minutes.

1. One bored Twitterer decided to spread some misinformation today regarding Magic Johnson. Here’s the original faux-tweet.

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2. That set off hundreds of concerned Twitter users, whose reactions ranged from befuddlement to shock.

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3. The source of the photo? A 2012 Frontline documentary entitled Endgame: AIDS in Black America.

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h/t Tim Burke

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