No, David Bowie’s Ashes Were Not Scattered At Burning Man

Bowie’s son denied the rumors on Twitter.

September 12, 2016
No, David Bowie’s Ashes Were Not Scattered At Burning Man Alex Livesay / Getty Images

For years, the strangest music-related Burning Man rumor was that the Nevada festival was bankrolled by Dr. Dre. But yesterday, E! gave that legend some competition by reporting that a portion of David Bowie's ashes were scattered at Burning Man by his godson. However, Bowie's son, director Duncan Jones pointedly refuted E!'s report on Twitter.

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As FACT has shared, Burning Man discourages attendees from leaving so much as cigarette ash behind, so dumping human remains would likely go against this tenet.

No, David Bowie’s Ashes Were Not Scattered At Burning Man