The world has lost countless stars before their time, and sometimes we have a hard time letting go.
From Michael Jackson to Elvis Presley, many die-hard fans cling onto the hope that their idol is somehow still out there living a ‘normal’ life.
Take a look at the biggest conspiracy theories surrounding celebrity deaths below:
The rapper was gunned-down at a set of traffic lights in Vegas, and died six days later in hospital. While his death shocked the world, many have since claimed not is all that it seems.
Some eagle-eyed fans claim to have studied the leaked autopsy photo of Tupac and discovered that it is not in fact a photo of their beloved idol.
They claim the legendary star is living in Cuba and trying to keep his new life a secret from the world.
The singer died back in 1977, leaving his dedicated fan base devastated.
However, many have clung onto the hope that the star simply grew tired of fame. There were reports at the time that a black helicopter landed at Graceland just before his body was discovered.
Some have claimed Elvis was picked up, and flew to Bermuda to fake his own death.
The Fast and Furious star died in a horrific car accident at the age of 40, but fans have claimed to have seen the star hanging around Hollywood recently.
It’s claimed that producers faked the actor’s death in a desperate bid to revive the once-ailing franchise and inject new life into it.
The world came to a stop in 1997 when news broke that Princess Dianna had died following a car accident.
Many were too devastated to believe the news, and some suggested that the Princess faked her own death in a bid to escape the constant scrutiny from the media.
Some theorists have suggested that it was a set-up between the press and Diana, who in exchange for her normal life back, would give them biggest story in the world.
The singer committed suicide when he shot himself at the age of 27 back in 1994. However, fans have speculated that it was all a ruse to help him escape his lover Courtney Love.
Some have alleged that photos of his death were staged because none included pictures of his face. Although this could be explained by the fact he shot himself in the head…
The King of Pop tragically died back in 2009 in the middle of preparing for his comeback World Tour.
Rumours his death was faked were fuelled when TMZ published a video that they suggested was Jackson walking out of the coroner’s van after his time of death.
Some have claimed he was desperately trying to escape the media attention surrounding his alleged involvement in child abuse. Rumours resurfaced this weekafter Michael’s daughter Paris shared a selfie that appeared to show her late father in the background.
The selfie comes after a video emerged earlier this year purporting to show new images of MJ taken in a crowd during 2016.
The legendary film icon died in a car accident – but some have claimed he escaped with his life but was left severely disabled.
According to theorists, studio executives believed an injured James Dean would be “box office poison,” while a dead James Dean would turn him into a legend.
While two witnesses saw the crash, one claimed the star was in the passenger seat and NOT the destroyed driver’s seat, and another failed to testify and mysteriously became wealthy a short while later.