#RIP45 trends on Twitter — but President Donald Trump is not dead
Donald Trump, photo by Gage Skidmore

President Donald Trump is still alive.


On Friday, the hashtag #RIP45 trended nationwide on Twitter. Many users immediately assumed that 45th president had died and Mike Pence was the new commander-in-chief.

But the hashtag actually referred to Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, whose number is forty-five. Skaggs died of an accidental overdose.

Here's some of what people were saying after learning Trump was still alive: