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Sony Music has mentioned sorry to pop star Britney Spears, after an official Twitter account urged the pop star had died.

The leisure agency rapidly eliminated the hoax tweets, saying its world account had been “compromised” however that the state of affairs had “been rectified”.

Sony added it “apologises to Britney Spears and her followers for any confusion”.

The 35-year-old didn’t react on to the tweet however her supervisor confirmed the singer was “superb and properly”.

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The tweets had been rapidly dismissed as a hoax

Cyber hacking group OurMine claimed credit score for the hoax tweets.

Only a few days in the past it additionally appeared to have hacked into the Twitter accounts of Netflix US and Marvel Leisure.

It has additionally been linked to compromising the Twitter accounts of prime executives together with Fb’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google Chief Govt Sundar Pichai.