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The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths  

Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Can be a cause of death or a state at the time of death.

As we all know, most celebrity deaths tend come in threes. When a celebrity dies, people start to check their Twitter feeds and discuss who might be next. No one’s ever excited about the prospect of a beloved star passing away, but it’s inevitable. Some celebrities, like Paul Walker and Amy Winehouse, died too young and from incredibly odd circumstances; Walker from a car accident, and Winehouse from an alcohol related illness. It’s terrible what happened to them, but you have to admit, it’s really strange, and a bit ironic. And no, we’re not talking Alanis Morrissette unfortunate ironic, their deaths straight up had to do with their life’s work. This list speculates as to the ironic ways that some the celebrities that are still with us might go out, and while they're good for a little chuckle, hopefully none of these ever come true.

Just in case there are any celebs reading their own ironic hypothetical deaths on this list, please note these were all written in good fun and that there's no voodoo doll of their likeness sitting on anyone's nightstand.

Enjoy this list of hypothetical ironic deaths for celebrities and vote up the ironic celebrity deaths that are the most fitting.
list ordered by
1
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 62
Dies after being marooned on an island.
2
Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 63
The founder of Microsoft falls out a window.
3
Jeff Bridges is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 69
The Dude trips over rug, dies.
4
Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 63
He's been dead the whole time!
5
Scarlett Johansson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 34
Bitten by a black widow.
6
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 35
While walking through a construction site, a hammer falls on his head.
7
Anthony Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 81
The aging Hannibal is eaten alive by cannibals.
8
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 71
Turns out... it was a tumor.
9
Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 53
Dies of an iron deficiency.
10
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 46
Is crushed by a boulder.
11
Morgan Freeman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
12
Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 56
Mysteriously, he's shot through the heart.
13
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 26
Crushed by a wrecking ball.
14
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 55
Drowns in a river of chocolate.
15
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 50
The Aussie heartthrob is mauled by a pack of wolverines.
16
Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 44
During a trip to Wall Street, he's eaten alive by a wolf.
17
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 49
During a space tourism trip to outer space, he actually falls into a black hole.
18
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 29
Sadly, during a routine procedure she receives a bad blood infusion.
19
Bear Grylls is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 44
Obviously, he will be tragically mauled by a grizzly bear.
20
Macaulay Culkin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 38
Dies in a house invasion, if only he wouldn't have been home alone.
21
Michael Phelps is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 33
Drowns while swimming with all his gold medals on.
22
John Travolta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 65
In a terrible accident, he's struck by greased lightning.
23
Nicolas Cage is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 55
Someone takes his face... off.
24
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 49
Sadly, he's eaten alive by ants.
25
Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Ironic (Hypothetical) Celebrity Deaths
age 55
Contracts Benjamin Button disease.