Fabricated story about actor Alec Baldwin 'execution' spread in QAnon group

Published on 13/06/2022 at 02:58

An article claiming US actor Alec Baldwin was executed is circulating in social media groups, including a page with thousands of followers linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory. However, the claim originated on a website that regularly posts articles falsely announcing the execution and arrest of celebrities and politicians, disclosing on a separate page that its reports are intended as satire.