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- D’Souza has appeared on multiple shows since November 2019 and is still active on Twitter. He’s very much alive.
A blog post from Nov. 11, 2019, claimed that Dinesh D’Souza, a conservative writer and filmmaker, was found dead in his home two days prior. The post included a vulgar description of how his body was found and an inaccurate representation of his relationship with media mogul Rupert Murdock.
D'Souza, however, is very much still alive.
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The day after this blog post was published on a website that appears to be called both "AMERICA NEWS TODAY" and "environmentdepth.org," D'Souza appeared as a guest on President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign show, "Real News Insights," to discuss the news coverage of the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
More recently, D’Souza was on Fox’s "The Ingraham Angle" covering a rally for Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg and discussing the controversy surrounding stop-and-frisk policies on Feb. 14, 2020.
D’Souza is a popular pundit with a dedicated following whose death would certainly merit some legitimate news coverage, of which there has been none. News of his death has been greatly exaggerated; we rate this claim Pants on Fire!
America News Today, Conservative Historian Dinesh D’souza Dies At 58, Nov. 11, 2019
Youtube video, Real News Insights with Dinesh D'Souza, Nov. 12, 2019
Fox News, 'The Ingraham Angle' sends Dinesh D'Souza to a Bloomberg campaign event, Feb. 14, 2020
Twitter account, visited on Feb. 18, 2020
Twitter post, Feb. 12, 2020
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