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    A Lot Of People On Twitter Are Mistakenly Grieving A DJ Named David Zowie

    *Facepalm.*

    This is the late, great David Bowie.

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    You may know him as a musician who made dozens of albums, an actor who starred in iconic films like Labyrinth and The Man Who Fell to Earth, or for his extensive humanitarian efforts.

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    And this is David Zowie. He is holding a very large bottle.

    @DavidZowie / Via Twitter: @DavidZowie

    Zowie has a song called "House Every Weekend," the video for which has racked up nearly 30 million views on YouTube.

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    So naturally, as the news of Bowie's death spread yesterday, some of Zowie's fans got very confused.

    @KyleGale29 / Via Twitter: @KyleGale29

    Zowie was hailed a "legend."

    @AdamCareyy / Via Twitter: @AdamCareyy

    Some were more measured in their praise.

    @DroverJames / Via Twitter: @DroverJames

    And some people insisted their initial tweets were jokes.

    @Conan_1992 / Via Twitter: @Conan_1992

    But it's like...

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    If that was the case, you could have added parenthetical tweet before you got called out.

    Thankfully, Zowie (who shared his own tribute to Bowie) assured fans that he was still alive.

    @DavidZowie / Via Twitter: @DavidZowie
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