Holes in Black Hole theories?

The man who worked so diligently to prove up the existence of black holes, Stephen Hawking, now says he does not believe they exist!

Check out this report from January 2014.

http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/stephen-hawking-boldly-claims-there-are-no-black-holes/story-fnjwlcze-1226810339993

“Stephen Hawking boldly claims there are no black holes” the headline screamed!

I confess that I was puzzled. Thankfully, this news article cleared it up for me.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/hawking-meant-black-holes/

“What Hawking meant when he said ‘there are no black holes’”, as this headline screamed!

Then again, after reading this second article, maybe not !