Erroneous reports that Nora Ephron has died are posting on the Internet now so Deadline has just been asked to set the record straight. Yes, the famed 71-year-old writer-director-author is very ill but she wanted this to remain a private matter. And Deadline agreed to keep this confidential since we don’t report on showbiz personal lives. We continue to try to respect her wishes.
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