Red Lobster will continue to sea food differently.

Speculation was running rampant the chain is closing all of its stores, but parent company Darden Restaurants says that's a false rumor.

'Red Lobster closing' was the top trending search on Yahoo! on Friday and stories of the restaurant's demise sprouted all over the Internet.

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Darden did announce last week it will either sell or move Red Lobster into a different company.

Chatter about the eatery's muddled future began in the wake of a story in LA Weekly, which reported Darden's intentions to sell or spin off Red Lobster.