As of Monday, October 2nd at 10:40pm (CST): No, Tom Petty has passed away.
(According to our sources and reliable media outlets)
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The Instagram account @dadlivesmatteronelove, which has been attributed to Annakim Violette, Tom Petty's daughter, posted this around 5pm (CST) bashing Rolling Stone for the false news. A100 Radio can not confirm the legitimacy of the post belonging to Annakim, but we have included it anyway in this article.
TMZ posted later Monday night:
Tom Petty has died ... his longtime manager Tony Dimitriades confirms.
Tom Petty passed away at 10:40pm (CST) surrounded by family, friends, and bandmates.
Our condolences to Petty's family with the difficult time of his passing.
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