Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis is still alive, despite reports earlier today to the contrary, Entertainment Weekly reports. 

A representative for Lewis, who’s currently (still) 87, issued a statement today contradicting an earlier report from TMZ

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Lewis suffered a stroke back in 2019, but was apparently feeling optimistic enough about his recovery a year later that he announced a forthcoming album of gospel music.

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Earlier this year, he was honored with a spot in the Country Music Hall Of Fame, although he reportedly declined to attend the ceremony on the recommendation of his doctors

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He was also the subject of a documentary, Trouble In Mind, from director Ethan Coen, which came out earlier this year. 2022

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Quite a bit more Jerry Lee Lewis content than you’d think!

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His career was massively derailed in the latter part of the decade, though, when it was revealed that he had married his 13-year-old cousin once-removed, Myra Gale Brown

Lee’s publicist, Zach Farnum, said that TMZ had been misled today by “an anonymous tip,” confirming of Lee that “he’s alive” in Memphis in a statement.