John McAfee's Death Disappoints John McAfee

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John McAfee's Death Disappoints John McAfee

Anti-virus software pioneer and former fugitive John McAfee is saddened by reports of his death and says he felt fine when he went to bed last night.

Indymedia Ireland reported early this morning that John McAfee, the groundbreaking software engineer who in more recent years has become infamous for his hard-living ways and possible connection to a murder in Belize, has passed away.

McAfee was pronounced dead at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, where he was discovered by security personnel in a semi-conscious state following what authorities believe was a "cocaine and alcohol-fueled binge," according to the report. He slipped into unconsciousness shortly after and could not be revived.

The news of John McAfee's death came as both a surprise and a disappointment to John McAfee, who took to Twitter to express his sorrow and regret. "I felt fine when I went to bed last night. I had such great plans," he wrote. "RIP John McAfee."

It's not known what prompted the original story of McAfee's demise, but it's definitely a sad end to the sad end of a man who deserves a better ending - although he'll probably end up ending up very much like the story describes, even if he's not quite there yet.

Source: IndyMedia.ie

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I wonder if he'll be attending the funeral. I mean if I was informed of my own passing, paying my respects to myself would be the very least I could do.

Mortis Nuncius:
I wonder if he'll be attending the funeral. I mean if I was informed of my own passing, paying my respects to myself would be the very least I could do.

Would probably show up waisted. When somebody calls him out on it, he'd be all "Hey man, this is what I'd have wanted!"

So, is he actually dead, or what? I cant understand this article, its like a riddle.

its only a matter of time now until we see a movie based on real facts called " the clones of mcafee".
and yes, it has kung fu action scenes.

Deshara:

Would probably show up waisted.

yeah. if i was him i'd show them whos wearing the pants in this game of cat and mouse.

Wait, I'm confused. What just happened? Why is the article so cryptic with what it's reporting?

So... did he die or didn't he?

This is a perfect missed opportunity for him to resurrect "Winning!"

Magmabear:
Wait, I'm confused. What just happened? Why is the article so cryptic with what it's reporting?

So... did he die or didn't he?

I feel the same way. I think he didn't, but then again I also think that Andy wrote the article so cryptic so he has deniability in case McAfee is indeed dead.

Deshara:

Mortis Nuncius:
I wonder if he'll be attending the funeral. I mean if I was informed of my own passing, paying my respects to myself would be the very least I could do.

Would probably show up waisted. When somebody calls him out on it, he'd be all "Hey man, this is what I'd have wanted!"

He should sing his own Dust In The Wind eulogy. "You're my boy John! You're my boy!"

Magmabear:
Wait, I'm confused. What just happened? Why is the article so cryptic with what it's reporting?

So... did he die or didn't he?

Please see Samuel Clemens for clarification re: The report of my death was an exaggeration.

Matthi205:

Magmabear:
Wait, I'm confused. What just happened? Why is the article so cryptic with what it's reporting?

So... did he die or didn't he?

I feel the same way. I think he didn't, but then again I also think that Andy wrote the article so cryptic so he has deniability in case McAfee is indeed dead.

Or, the article is a joke. Either someone was pretending to be McAffee or some reporter failed horribly in their research (possibly both), and McAffee responded sarcastically upon hearing that he was apparently dead. Andy likes sarcasm, so he wrote the article about the mixup in a deadpan manner.

This after that video about how to uninstall McAfee has me John McAfee one of my favourite people :D

It sound like an April Fool prank came way too early or does he really want to died?

Seems it's the media that killed him, and his post was probably sarcastic. Just check his newer tweets.

Possibly a different John McAfee died and the press got the wrong one... man, that's gonna suck for the real John's family... (I have no evidence anything like this happened, just thinking out loud...)

I feel like this entire news story and subsequent confusion in the comments is just...

........ So the man that is perpetually hiding from authorities.... had a news source declare him dead.... and he CORRECTED them........ so now the authorities definitively know he is still alive........ Dude... I just.. I do not even......

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So someone thought he was dead...

After a booze and cocaine binge in Las Vegas...

While he is wanted for questioning for a murder in Belize...

And he corrected them...

I... I... I...

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How could anyone believe a story where McAfee Security finds something that is actually wrong?

I feel like McAfee has reached the Mike Tyson Zone, in which anything we hear about a celebrity's crazy antics is completely plausible, no matter how insane the rumor is. I believe it is perfectly possible for him to have died of a massive drug overdose, only to get up and walk away like nothing ever happened the next morning. Why? Because he's John McAfee.

He's such a smart ass. I love this man.

I would love a celebrity, after their reported death, would just tweet "BRAAAAAAINS".

Ukomba:
I would love a celebrity, after their reported death, would just tweet "BRAAAAAAINS".

i'll remember that. if i ever become famous and find myself in such a situation. this will be my response. thanks.

I'm going to go the classy route here and do the Mark Twain thing in this situation.
News of his death has been greatly exaggerated

Hilarious. Next time he will be kidnapped, and probably end up paying his own ransom.

Saidan:
Hilarious. Next time he will be kidnapped, and probably end up paying his own ransom.

what are you talking about, he will end up kidnapping himself for enough of a ransom to pay for more hookers and blow, which he as the kidnapee would willingly pay double.

I decided to follow him on Twitter because of this article. Imagine my surprise 5 minutes later when he followed me back. It's kind of weird, and slightly awesome.

Its so hard to uninstall McAfee isn't it?

Maybe he just made a back up of himself.
The other one had been infected and needed to be quarantined :P

Seriously though, wth happened?

Matthi205:

Magmabear:
Wait, I'm confused. What just happened? Why is the article so cryptic with what it's reporting?

So... did he die or didn't he?

I feel the same way. I think he didn't, but then again I also think that Andy wrote the article so cryptic so he has deniability in case McAfee is indeed dead.

You'd think John McAfee's tweet would be a solid hint that this was playing along with the false report.

OT: I love me a good Mark Twain reference.

DVS BSTrD:
How could anyone believe a story where McAfee Security finds something that is actually wrong?

I just feel sorry for the undertakers. now that he's been installed in that Casino they're never going to get him permanently out of it.

Towels:

Deshara:

Mortis Nuncius:
I wonder if he'll be attending the funeral. I mean if I was informed of my own passing, paying my respects to myself would be the very least I could do.

Would probably show up waisted. When somebody calls him out on it, he'd be all "Hey man, this is what I'd have wanted!"

He should sing his own Dust In The Wind eulogy. "You're my boy John! You're my boy!"

Oh, a million times this. Throw himself a funeral just for the hell of it, come back to America to gatecrash it and then evade the inevitable police ambush in a Blues Brothers style chase all the way back to Equador.

By now his life has enough material for a Hollywood trilogy, never mind just a movie.

Or perhaps he is now a zombie and wants to pretend otherwise. Having retained enough intelligence to realize that by downplaying his death he could more easily lure in victims. Then, all the sweet sweet brains will be his to feast on. It's the perfect plan!

Or there was some sort of mix-up in identifying some guy which resulted in a rather famous person being declared dead by the media. I prefer my theory, though.

This is amazing this guy is just the coolest nut in the mad house and hell yea gate crashing your own funeral while being hunted by the authorities. This guy can't make pc software anymore but hell he can make headlines.

After reading this thread, I am yet again reminded that people can be pretty dense.

RIP John McAfee. I hope you'll be able to attend your own funeral. *salutes*

...seriously, who managed to impersonate him and die / who failed to identify someone as properly dead?

You folks are probably aware that its entirely possible that there is another person with same name right? I mean heck i know ap erson with exactly same name and lastname that my mother has living in same city. shes even a (locally) famous runner.

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