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Porn, Fake Deaths & More! Hollywood's Most Disturbing Urban Legends EXPOSED

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Nov. 22 2016, Published 9:28 a.m. ET

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Some Hollywood rumors just refuse to die! RadarOnline.com can now reveal whether or not these scandalous stories ever REALLY happened. Click through to find out!

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In the 1990s many believed that Fred Rogers – from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood – was actually a Vietnam sniper! But that's false: The famous TV host was never in the military. In fact, before making it big on television, Rogers went to school to become a minister!

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On Location For “Curb Your Enthusiasm” – July 27, 2010

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Curb Your Enthusiasm once saved a man from being executed? True! In 2003, cops said that a man named Juan Catalan killed Martha Puebla, 16, in the San Fernando Valley. But, the alleged killer insisted he was at a baseball game with his daughter at the time of the murder. Luckily, Catalan's defense discovered footage from the popular TV show showing that his alibi was true.

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Robert Plant At The Riot House

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Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven" is full of secret, satanic messages? Using a technique called backwards masking, many believe to have uncovered ungodly messages such as, "here's to my sweet Satan" and "I sing because I live with Satan," in the 1971 hit album. The band members have always denied it.

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Premiere Of Universal Pictures’ “Couples Retreat” – Arrivals

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Ralphie from A Christmas Story was in porn movies? False! An actor from the 1983 movie did eventually go into the adult film scene, but it wasn't Peter Billingsley – the actor who plays Ralphie. It was Scotty Schwartz, the kid who got his tongue stuck on a pole! Schwartz quit the industry in 2000, but he never actually played sexual roles in any of his adult films.

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After his death in 1966, many believed that Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen, only to be bought back at a later date! But unfortunately, back then, the technology needed to preserve the businessman did not exist.

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88th Annual Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon – Arrivals

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Sylvester Stallone once starred in a porno! Surprisingly, this one is true: Before his big break in the Rocky films, Stallone starred in a 1970 soft-core adult film, The Party at Kitty and Stud's. The name of the film was later changed to Italian Stallion,after the 70-year-old became famous.

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Rock and roll musician Elvis Presley

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Elvis is still alive! Despite his fans' hopes and reports of alleged Elvis sightings in the 80s, all signs suggest that the King of Rock and Roll did not fake his own death. But stay tuned!

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British Summer Time 2014 – July 4th

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Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat! During an Iowa concert in 1982, the famous rocker indeed decapitated a flying animal after a fan flung it on stage. In his defense, the 67-year-old said he'd thought the bat was fake, and even had to be tested for rabies after the incident.

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Cass Elliot Portrait

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Mama Cass Elliot died after choking on a ham sandwich? False! The Mamas & The Papas singer was actually eating the sandwich in question at the time of her death in 1974, but the coroner ruled that she actually died from a heart attack.

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116th Tournament Of Roses Parade

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Ernie and Bert are actually a gay couple? False! This rumor became so popular, the Children's Television Workshop had to issue a press release in 1993 saying, "Bert and Ernie, who've been on Sesame Street for 25 years, do not portray a gay couple, and there are no plans for them to do so in the future. They are puppets, not humans. Like all the Muppets created for Sesame Street, they were designed to help educate preschoolers. Bert and Ernie are characters who help demonstrate to children that despite their differences, they can be good friends."

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64th International Film Festival of San Sebastian : Photocall

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Richard Gere's "gerbilling" rumor is perhaps the greatest urban legend of all time. Legend has it that one day when the actor had an X-ray done, doctors were shocked to find a gerbil in his rectal canal, which was reportedly there for erotic reasons. But this one is false.

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Lobby Card For ‘The Wizard Of Oz’

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A munchkin committed suicide on the set of The Wizard of Oz? False! Although fans claimed they saw the disturbing image of a little person hanging in the background of the movie, it was actually a large bird who flapped its wings.

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Stella McCartney : Outside Arrivals – Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2016/2017

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Paul McCartney is actually dead?! One of the most outrageous conspiracies claims that the Beatles star died in a horrific 1966 car crash, and that the iconic band Ralphie from A Christmas Story was in porn movies? False! An actor from the 1983 movie did eventually go into the adult film scene, but it wasn't Peter Billingsley – the actor who plays Ralphie. It was Scotty Schwartz, the kid who got his tongue stuck on a pole! Schwartz quit the industry in 2000, but he never actually played sexual roles in any of his adult films., leaving subtle clues in their albums to let fans know! McCartney, assuming he's the original, is still alive today.

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Mikey from the Life cereal commercial died from eating pop rocks? False! The actor who starred in the popular 1970s ads, John Gilchrist, told Newsday that he was alive and well in 2012. "The folklore is that I ate Pop Rocks, the exploding candies, and I drank a soda and my stomach blew up," he said while debunking the myth.

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A topless woman appears in the background of kiddie cartoon The Rescuers? True! Disney admitted to the scandal, but no one really knows for sure how the woman ended up in the 1977 family film. The studio claimed that the film was tampered with in post-production.

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