Jimi Hendrix reinvented himself as actor Morgan Freeman in the 1970’s, shortly after “faking his own death,” a bizarre new conspiracy theory claims.
According to online conspiracy theorists, Morgan Freeman’s sudden rise to fame in the 1970’s occurred after Hendrix supposedly died on September 18, 1970.
However, the unlikely theory does have its holes. As one online user points out, Freeman started his acting career as an extra approximately five years before Jimi Hendrix made his first public appearance.
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Also, Freeman was in the U.S. filming ‘Caught in the Middle‘ while Hendrix was busy touring Europe shortly before his death. That would make Hendrix’ transition into Morgan nothing short of miraculous!
The bizarre theory is presented to you below:
James Marshall “Jimi” Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”.
Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the US Army; he was granted an honorable discharge the following year. Soon afterward, he moved to Clarksville, Tennessee, and began playing gigs on the chitlin’ circuit, earning a place in the Isley Brothers’ backing band and later with Little Richard, with whom he continued to work through mid-1965. He then played with Curtis Knight and the Squires before moving to England in late 1966 after being discovered by Linda Keith, who in turn interested bassist Chas Chandler of the Animals in becoming his first manager. Within months, Hendrix had earned three UK top ten hits with the Jimi Hendrix Experience: “Hey Joe”, “Purple Haze”, and “The Wind Cries Mary”. He achieved fame in the US after his performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, and in 1968 his third and final studio album, Electric Ladyland, reached number one in the US. The double LP was Hendrix’s most commercially successful release and his first and only number one album. The world’s highest-paid performer, he headlined the Woodstock Festival in 1969 and the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970 before his accidental death from barbiturate-related asphyxia on September 18, 1970, at the age of 27.
He was discovered while in the Army. He received recondition, while graduating from Jump school. Now I ask you this, how do you go from being recognized and awarded a metal to just shortly after that being discharged by your superiors who claimed you were not fit to serve in the Army? I call bullshit on that, and will speculate that he was recruited to be a spy.
Morgan Freeman (Born June 1, 1937) is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption and Invictus, and won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. He has also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Freeman has appeared in many other box office hits, including Unforgiven, Glory, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,Seven, Deep Impact, The Sum of All Fears, Bruce Almighty, Along Came a Spider, The Dark Knight Trilogy, March of the Penguins, The Lego Movie and Lucy. He is known for his distinctively smooth, deep voice. He got his first break as part of the cast of The Electric Company.
Freeman was injured in an automobile accident near Ruleville, Mississippi, on the night of August 3, 2008. The vehicle in which he was traveling, a 1997 Nissan Maxima, left the highway and flipped over several times. He and a female passenger, Demaris Meyer, were rescued from the vehicle using the “Jaws of Life”. Freeman was taken via medical helicopter to The Regional Medical Center (The Med) hospital in Memphis. Police ruled out alcohol as a factor in the crash. Freeman was coherent following the crash, as he joked with a photographer about taking his picture at the scene. His left shoulder, arm, and elbow were broken in the crash, and he had surgery on August 5, 2008. Doctors operated for four hours to repair nerve damage in his shoulder and arm. On CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight he stated that he is left handed, but cannot move the fingers of his left hand. He wears a compression glove to protect against blood pooling due to non-movement. His publicist announced he was expected to make a full recovery. Meyer, his passenger, sued him for negligence, claiming that he was drinking the night of the accident. Subsequently, the suit was settled.
Now if you believe that Bullshit then you are a clown.
So what does Morgan do today? He owns a bar in Memphis that plays live music. Go figure!
Update: We have updated the headline and opening of the article to make it clear that while the theory that Jimi Hendrix and Morgan Freeman are the same person is entertaining, it is extremely unlikely to be true.
Many things say yes but one big standout that says no way, is the lips. But I heard from a good source that he was drunk with Freeman several times and that Freeman broke out a guitar and played much better then one would expect.
well its possible But wasnt Jimmi siure he was going to be killed by ther government for some reason , i cant remember now , or was that just because he actuallty beleived in all the rubbishes they spin out into the public ,and of course they assisted with the whole death fake and cover up story ?
he does look similar even though the top lip is different and the eyes somewhat too but could be age related The main thing is though to me the involvement of secrecy in his life that makes the theory plausible He had too much government involvement especially then when Laurel Canyon was operational But he couldnt have faked his own death any other way than by government approval and cooperation .
He was an MK Ultra plant all along.
“Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army in 1961 and was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, where he was stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. He served until 1962, when he was discharged due to an injury.”
Or was he? I propose that in 1962 he was not discharged due to injury but to be part of the well known CIA project MK Ultra. He was used in order to test the cultural influence of rock and roll music. Hendrix had ability with the guitar, which is why he was chosen for this project, but his true passion was acting. He did several projects on the side using the pseudonym “Morgan Freeman”. It became too much to juggle so at the apex of his fame as a rock star, agent Hendrix was allowed to leave the roll he’d built especially since a tragic story is more likely to have a lasting influence anyway.
Hendrix suffered a broken nose which also damaged his upper lip and palette leaving him with the inability to taste fennel. New hair removal techniques helped thin out his iconic eyebrows giving him enough of a different look to really dig into his true passion of acting.
Morgan Freeman is not Jimi Hendrix. Morgan Freeman was on a tv show in the early 70’s called Electric Company. They are clearly two different people. WellAware1 is a disinfo shill.
Fun read, but b.s. as you said, and for the obvious reason you posted.
Freeman’s been in films since 1964. He’s on record enlisting in the Air Force in 1955. Did Jimi join when he was 12? Freeman’s bar’s in Mississippi, not Tennessee.
This might be more convincing if the author was a little more literate.
Freeman is 5 years older than Hendrix. Freeman served 4 years in the air force why Hendrix served 1 year in the army. Freeman began his acting career in the 60s on off Broadway shows before Hendrix died.
Chill, people. Chill, and dream.
SETTLE DOWN PEOPLE///this waswritten by sean tata bye bye…….. hes always writing bullshit stories on this site… hes on drugs….. prescription drugs…… but he refuses to take them…except when his mother prompts him….
You could get exactly the same point across by saying “all black people look the same to me”.
Did you read the fucking article, numbnuts?
No need.I have eyes.Good enough for me.
Can you come across any more racist?
Well this is just dumb and no scientific evidence was presented. Do they kind of look a like from certain angles? Yes. Do the veins on their hands kind of match? Sure, they match mine too and I assure you I am NOT Jimi nor Morgan. But other then this you got nothing, and I suggest you cut back on the drugs.
Did you read the fucking article, numbnuts?????
Why would Hendrix need to fake his own death to go into acting? Why not just go into acting? Why is the voice different? Why is the eye color different? Researchers claim but you’re the only researcher and you didn’t even do any research. Your entire argument is “heres a picture that looks kind of similar”. However I will admit the one thing this article did get me to consider is, are you actually this retarded?
Fyi mr scientist, he was a awarded a medal* not metal
Tee hee. I just replied with the same “metal – medal” correction. And you are exactly right, why not just go into acting instead of faking a death to do so. Besides Jimi LIVED for the guitar. No way he would ever give it up for anything, under any circumstance.
There were no “researchers”. The author is lying about that. He just wanted attention and he got it. End of story.
Did you read the fucking article, numbnuts????
Oh. My. Gosh. No. Just stop it. There’s literally no evidence to prove your silly assumption.
Holy jackass, batman. Please tell me you are trolling people. Seriously, NOBODY can be this stupid!
So,your saying…??What?More details ,if you dont mind…
This the dumbest piece of horseshit I’ve ever read. Even those flat-earth nuts make their case better than this, which isn’t saying much. Fun to read though! And, as another commentator pointed out, why not just go into acting instead of faking your death to do so?
Besides Jimi LIVED for the guitar. No way he would ever give it up for anything, under any circumstance. Not even a little.
Note to the author – when you get the straitjacket off – it’s spelled “medal” not “metal” in your paragraph about Jimi in the army.
Did you read the fucking article, numbnuts???
Never mind the fact that Freeman started his acting career as an extra in a couple of movies about 5 years before Jimi even had his first public appearance.
And that Freeman was in the states filming Caught in the Middle while Jimi was touring Europe shortly before his death.
Did you read the fucking article, numbnuts??
Where is all the “scientific evidence” that you promised?
You offered no evidence at all.
But you were a dick. Congratulations on that.
Last time I ever come to this garbage website.
It’s not the same person, idiot. I’m a portrait artist. Freeman’s eyes are closer together. Hendrix has a wide bridge of his nose and smaller nostrils. He has a bump on the left side of the bridge of his nose like it had been broken. He also has larger top eyelids that slope downward. Freeman’s are straight. Hendrix has higher cheekbones and a different curve on the inner section of the ear. Freeman’s top lip is thinner and the dip in the top lip isn’t even and Hendrix’s is symmetrical. You didn’t submit scientific evidence and this stupid article is bullshit. I can’t believe you’re editor-in-chief of anything. No standards, clearly.
This is hilarious! you should all be ashamed for your sheer (hilarious) stupidity.
Since none of you paid attention, there’s a picture at the end with a statement above it… Here’s the statement children:
“Now if you believe that Bullshit then you are a clown.”
So many clowns!! So, will you all fit in the same car wearing your Helmet, crayons, big floppy shoes and bag of dumb tricks?
Paying attention SHOULD be common sense, but this planet seems to be seriously lacking in supply and use of the stuff.
Everyone calling him stupid is just priceless
The stupidity you clearly outlined. But ensure that the article author does not lose theirs. “Now I ask you this, how do you go from being recognized and awarded a metal to just shortly after that being discharged by your superiors…” spelled correctly medal when a military acknowledgement or award is assigned.
Are these the same people that say they have recently seen Elvis, that slavery and the holocaust didn’t occur, and the sky is dyed blue just like bananas are dyed yellow??
These fake historians think they can change history!!
No. Sorry. Real history is history because there is historical records (no matter how old) that something occured. And, it should be remembered!! Not erased like it didn’t occur!
Yes,lady Elvis is alive even today,in Dec.2020.Same as Jimi.What do you got next for me?Oh good.Alleged “holocaust”!Thats the fun one!Did you know,WHY all those Jews(look closely,I pressed a big letter J,for Jews!Would I do that if I hate them?!),WERE in those camps?To know the Truth,you cant just read 1 book from 1 side(from winners,that are usually extremely accurate!Right?) .Isent that so?Im really asking you this and I expect an answer from you.No matter if you commented ,year ago.You mentioned “holocaust” and now you have to answer for your claims…OK,lets continue,Jews are mortal enemies of whom?Well,I know you have no fu.kin clue about the Truth,cause you read just 1 book!Hm,now when I think about your extensive “knowledge” on this subject(your an expert!Right?)that means,you do NOT deserve an answer!At least not from me…
I almost told you,but now…I choose,NOT to!
Easy Reader says no.
Fuck the readers! Are you blind,4 eyes?! Well,Im sorry if you actually are.If your blind or have serious vision problems.Im sorry that I talked
shit about you and threw some fresh shit,you know the worst possible shit.Human shit right in your face,so you can go blind for real.Well,Im sorry for that ,4 eyes.I really am.Your saying??Readers…What….? Another piece of shit,again.This time, behind you.Shit,you missed it.Oh,sorry for that.I dident know your blind,4 eyes.Im really sorry shit head,I mean ,4 eyes…
Dude, Morgan Freeman played Easy Reader on PBS’s The Electric Company. Put down the meth already.
Interesting idea, two very intelligent people, no doubt, but very different energies…highly doubtful.
Pix are obviously fraud!No doubt about that!Your right and all the rest are wrong!And your “energy” is the one that matters and knows “those” things?Right?
Well, it is well known that people, especially celebrities, have NEVER had cosmetic surgery. (sic) And eyelids are known to get heavier and slump with age. Look at the open mouth smile, the size and arrangement of the crooked teeth. Factor in slight additional crowding with age and the are the same, … Not saying I believe the people are the same, but it adds credence to the theory. Kudos to Morgan for still having is own teeth at his age!!
Bullshit. I knew Hendrix from all the way from back in the 1960s and attended his funeral ceremonies. Morgan is NOT Hendrix. They are of different heights, age, different nose (as can be seen from the profile) and I was in England with Sly Stone when they removed him from Danneman’s apartment and took him to the hospital. I was there when he was viewed while deceased prior to the press being notified. Hendrix is gone and this rumor is false.
But was Hendrix a pedophile? That’s what I’m being told by an old man that worked closely with him….Only boys….he had no use at all for women, that was all made up to make him look like the black man with the white women, etc…..
Here you go again.”Little boys” and all that…Next time,dont have one of those “little boys” as your pic!
Sure,sure and those 2 pix are obviously fraud ,right?So you know better cause your black?Right?
Sounds like the Paul McCartney conspiracy….
I’m waiting for another truth because I met an old man who came to me from Sony Studios job he used to have…He said..about Hendrix…”he could never drag himself away from the little boys in his dressing room, the whole studio knew it…they had a HORRIBLE AWFUL time getting him away from the little boys to put him on stage every single performance”……The secret to walking so tall like Hendrix did and the giggles is clearly pedophilia like Michael Jackson too……Sorry but that’s theft and rape of a person’s soul…..so dark forces want to destruct because it’s the way of nature they explain, it’s their job, so they are raising up more pedo’s and liars….and create more corruption than otherwise would have happened…..and the failure to change the earth happened along with the attempt so if the ends justified the means, it’s not appearing true in Hendrix’s case.
You know who speaks and thinks about “those” things,right?You just outed yourself.Idiot.
Best movie i have ever seen !
Look at the DETAILS,then,you will SEE.