‘Subway Jared’ Dies? Nope, ‘RIP’ Jared Fogle Death Hoax Spreads Via Twitter; Fogle Responds

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
May 5, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Jared Fogle, also known as “Subway Jared,” has not died, but rumors on Twitter are saying otherwise.

“#RIPSubwayJared” was a Twitter trend on Monday .

It’s unclear how the rumor started.

“Every few months always odd to hear of my demise..However, I am indeed alive and well..thanks for all the concern. In NYC today,” he tweeted at around 1:45 p.m. ET on Monday.

Fogle has been the subject of numerous death hoaxes in the past.

“Sandwich artists nationwide frantically calling each other in disbelief…that foot long subs can be just $5. #RIPSubwayJared,” one person wrote on Twitter.

“Why the hell is #RIPSubwayJared trending? He’s not actually dead! #smh,” tweeted another.

Added another, “Don’t worry, Subway Jared’s death is as fictional as the idea that Subway is an anyway healthy. #RIPSubwayJared.”

Wrote another user, “How many times is social media going to kill the poor Subway man? #RIPSubwayJared.”

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.