Singer Lena Horne, still resting in peace, trends

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So this is a new one.Twitter has resurrected Lena Horne to summarily kill her again.Interesting.

— Dwayne Rodgers (@DiggsWayne) May 10, 2013

It’s not your typical Twitter celebrity death hoax; in fact, we don’t know what to call it. Singer and actress Lena Horne passed away May 9, 2010, but don’t let that stop you from wishing her a peaceful rest. News reports of Horne’s death have gone viral on Twitter today, sending Horne’s name trending, in turn inspiring others to post their condolences. Those who forgot she died years ago had the chance to mourn all over again.

RIP Lena Horne. Such a remarkably beautiful woman who refused 2settle 4less than she was worth..wind beneath my…

— Dr. Rachael Ross (@drrachael) May 10, 2013

R.I.P. – Legendary singer and actress Lena Horne dies at 92…

— Tom Wellborn (@TLW3) May 10, 2013

R.I.P. Lena Horne. You were a classy lady.You paved the way for so many and shall forever live in the hearts of those who loved you.

— Prestige Magazine (@prestigemagz) May 10, 2013

Rest in Peace Lena Horne. A true Diva, Legend and Inspiration to women of color.

— Dr.SyleeciaThompson (@syleecia) May 10, 2013

Aw, man. Lena Horne passed on.…

— John Scalzi (@scalzi) May 10, 2013

RIP, Lena Horne. Your talent, beauty, brains and candor made life a little more enjoyable for many millions of people

— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) May 10, 2013

Erm, Lena Horne died a few years ago. Halle berry did an Oscar tribute and everything. #lenahorne

— Ashley Hanson (@ashley13hanson) May 10, 2013

Lena Horne’s been dead for three years guys.

— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) May 10, 2013

How did a 3 year old article about Lena Horne passing away go somewhat viral today? I love Lena 2. Promise! Just confused how this started.

— ♡♡Ingrid Henny♡♡ (@MagpieLibrarian) May 10, 2013

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