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A viral video of Jerry Springer discussing his last will and testament has caused a stir after he seemingly revealed he fathered two African-American children out of wedlock.

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However, the video is not real and was actually taken from a virtual play that Springer participated in during the early days of the pandemic.

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Jerry Springer, 79, who died from Pancreatic cancer, bequeathed his entire estate to his verified daughter, with no proof of undisclosed offspring.

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Social media posts falsely claimed that Springer left his fortune to two biracial children whose existence had been kept secret.

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One TikTok video, posted on May 14, 2023, claimed to show Springer's alleged revelation and his decision to leave his estate to the two secret children.

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The TikTok video gained significant attention with 2.4 million views at the time of publication.

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Posts related to the claim were found on platforms like Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, and Reddit.

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Some Twitter users discussed the video, considering it as an entertaining twist to Springer's legacy.

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Various articles about the claim were circulating on multiple websites, often linked in the social media posts.

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The video was debunked as footage from a play called "Blood Money" that featured a cameo by Jerry Springer.

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The play was part of a 2020 festival called "REFRAMED 2020: A Festival of New Plays on Social Justice" at Tulane University, Springer's alma mater.

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Springer had one confirmed child, and there is no credible evidence to support the existence of any additional children.

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The original poster of the TikTok video admitted that it was a clip from the play and intended to share the moment with friends.

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Other social media users also acknowledged that the video was not real and encouraged people to enjoy it as a skit.

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Reputable news and entertainment publications did not report on Springer leaving his estate to secret children, further discrediting the claim.

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The false claim generated significant buzz and discussion on various online platforms.

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It serves as a reminder to verify information before accepting it as true, even in the age of viral social media content.