Tony Lopez Is the Latest TikToker to Fall Victim to a Death Hoax

As a rumor has it, Tony Lopez's dead body was found in a Los Angeles alleyway. Allegedly, he got into a car crash before getting stabbed twice.

Leila Kozma - Author

Feb. 9 2021, Updated 11:47 a.m. ET

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The latest influencer to fall victim to a death hoax? It's Tony Lopez, the Hype House member who obtained 21.8 million TikTok and 7.2 million Instagram followers with his strong looks and fantastic dance moves. 

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As fake news websites like Channel22News and The Arts of Entertainment allege, the star-status content creator was found dead in a Los Angeles alleyway after he got into a car crash and got stabbed. Twice. So, how did Tony react to the news? 

Don't worry, TikTokers. Tony Lopez didn't die in a car crash.

The hoax started circulating sometime around July 30, with an increasing number of fans demanding a health update after learning about the supposed incident. 

"why’s everyone sayin @lopez__tony is dead?? he’s not," tweeted a person. 

Tony posted a tweet to make light of the ungrounded claims in response. 

"Lmao y’all got me “☠” literally," went his response. 

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Tony is about to confront issues far more pressing than a rumored car crash.

It's only been a few weeks since the TikToker came under fire for posting racist and misogynistic content on Twitter, some of which was shared a little over a year ago. 

"Black girls are my weakness," reads one part of a now-deleted thread from May 26, 2019, as cited by Insider

"Oh and Asian girls," reads Tony's follow-up.

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According to Insider, Tony was accused of fetishising minorities. In addition, some of his other tweets see him use the word, "gay," in a derogatory manner as well. 

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The TikToker is now facing allegations of another act of misconduct as well. As a Snapchat user claims, Tony has repeatedly pressed her to agree to meet up with him. She is 15 years old. 

As a previous Distractify article reveals, Tony was the first to initiate contact with the young woman identified as Cay. He asked for her Snapchat details via a direct message sent on Instagram. 

As the girl now alleges, Tony would send Snaps regularly, seemingly without concern for her age. 

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"I guess it never clicked in his head that I was not 20 years old," Cay explained in a post outlining what had happened to her. 

"But as you can see here he continued to say s--t knowing that I wasn't of age. But predators don't care!" she went on to say. 

"He would snap me everyday at random times just to say some s--t to me [about] wanting to f--k or [just] some weird s--t. I would go along [with] it just to build a 'case' against him [because] I knew he was sus," she concluded. 

So, is Tony Lopez about to go to jail?

In addition to the scandal involving a 15-year-old girl, Tony is also accused of attempting to convince a 17-year-old to go on a date with him. 

At present, it's unknown whether any of the young women Tony has talked to online intend to press charges. Likewise, it's uncertain whether the star-status content creator will have to face any legal complications, or a potential jail sentence, in the future. 

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