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Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton not dead after ‘hack’

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    A video apparently posted by transgender Big Brother star Rebekah Shelton says she is not dead and was the victim of a social media hoax.

    Earlier a tweet from her verified account said she had died unexpectedly.

    The 32-year-old was on Big Brother in 2009 where – as Rodrigo Lopes – she finished fifth.

    View the original article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/42667304

    Newsbeat is trying to reach Rebekah or her representatives for comment on the story.

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