Friday's forecast doomsday is one of many visions predicting the end of the world through history.
Some believe the world is coming to an end Friday -- on 12/21/12 -- which is when an important phase on the ancient calendar of the Mayan people terminates. Here's a look back at just some of the failed doomsday predictions through human history.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images
Internet pranks can be downright dangerous. Just ask our biggest celebrities, some of whom have "died" several times in fake online reports.