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Appearance Cancelled in Florida Because of Only 40 Tickets Sold -Fiction!
Summary of the eRumor: The message says that Jane
Fonda was supposed to appear at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
(Which is in Sarasota, Florida). The performance was cancelled and
the newspaper said it was for "family reasons." The
writer of the email says that a friend found out, however, that it was
really because only 40 of the 1800 seats in the hall had been sold.
The Truth: The folks at the Van Wezel
Performing Arts Hall tell TruthOrFiction.com that the April 3, 2006 appearance was
cancelled by Jane Fonda because of "family commitments," not
because of low ticket sales.
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
A good friend here in The Meadows just called; she had just
attending the Sarasota Ballet at our Van Wezel Performing Arts
were all talking at party last night about "Hanoi Jane"
Fonda's cancellation of
her appearance at the Hall--which seats 1,800 people--for a
"An Evening With Jane Fonda" set for tomorrow night. The
notice in our local left wing newspaper said it was for"family
friend spoke to the hall's Manager after the ballet and asked him
why? He replied with a twinkle in his eye; "Because we only
That call made my day; I hope it makes yours
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