An internet spam site sparked a false death claim rumor this week of one of the stars of the hit television series, American Chopper. The article and post made it appear that Paul Teutul, Sr. has died, sparking a firestorm of eulogies of the star. The star of the show, often embattled in fiery debates with his son, Paul Jr. has been the source of many memes on the internet, but no, Paul Teutul, Sr. did not die.
After a report of his death, Paul Sr. let his fans know he’s still alive and chilling out.
— Paul Teutul Sr (@paulteutulsr) February 22, 2021