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‘Just making stuff up’: Zendaya Trashes Social Media For Starting Absurd Pregnancy Rumors With Tom Holland

Social media hasn’t been kind to celebrities and politicians. And the most recent victim of brutal rumors has been the Spider-Man: No Way Home star, Zendaya. Everyone is caught up in the false news of Zendaya’s pregnancy with co-star and partner, Tom Holland. The actress has spoken up about the implications social media has in the spreading of these rumors.

Euphoria star, Zendaya

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Social Media Frenzy About Zendaya’s Fake Pregnancy

A TikTok video recently went viral after establishing the rumor that Zendaya was pregnant. Although it was a prank and was made specifically clear to be so by the creator, confused fans had made a mountain out of a molehill by taking to Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms to speculate and investigate the matter.

Zendaya Pregnancy Prank
Zendaya reacts to the viral TikTok pregnancy prank

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The prank although harmless at first went viral globally. The impact that these baseless rumors have on the lives of a person is harmful, to say the least. It is not surprising that the news which is currently spreading like wildfire has reached the ears of the subject of the prank as well. Zendaya has publicly reacted to it recently via an Instagram story. She was quick to dismantle the rumors before they reached the status of a global internet frenzy and interviewers started asking questions about the matter on camera.

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Zendaya Reacts to Pregnancy Rumors

In an Instagram story, the Dune actress has said, “See now, this is why I stay off Twitter. Just making stuff up for no reason…weekly.” The gravity of the situation warranted the 25-year-old to come forward and publicly speak out about it.


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This is not the first instance of a joke gone too far. Fans and paparazzi are known to be invasive and insensitive when it comes to the private lives of famous people. But pranks and jokes, which are created and enacted intentionally, knowing the cost and hurt they can cause the subject of the same are unforgivably callous.

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Written by Diya Majumdar

At 25, Diya Majumdar is inching closer to getting to the bottom of every film and television's history in existence. Having graduated with honors in literature from Miranda House, DU, her passion and profession both include dissecting the world of cinema, with almost 500 published articles on Fandomwire. She is a liberally opinionated person with an overbearing love for Monet, Edvard Munch, and Van Gogh and boasts of being an avid painter of all their troubled works. If she’s not writing or painting, Diya can often be found in tattoo parlors across Delhi or on rooftops at 3 am listening to music.