TMZ threw its supposed standards out the window and mistakenly "confirmed" the death of mixed martial arts fighter Kim "Kimo" Leopoldo — based on web chatter. He's alive and well.A couple other outlets posted the bad information, but TMZ seems to have simply covered over the mistake by redirecting the link that went to the false story.
Jul 22, 2009
TMZ's not so awesome scoop
TMZ got a lot of attention for being the first to report Michael Jackson had died, but I still waited for the Los Angeles Times to post something before I was completely sure of the story. Why? From yesterday's LA Observed: