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Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson “death” a hoax

Rowan Atkinson, better known as Mr Bean, has recently fallen victim to Internet death hoax. News of the famous actor’s death spread rapidly on social media network resulting into concern among fans. However, it is now confirmed that it was just a hoax and the actor is doing just fine. Mr Bean is the latest celebrity to fall victim to death hoax. (ALSO READ: Johnny Lever death hoax: Daughter Jamie Lever rubbishes news of comedian’s death)

Rowan Atkinson: World Renowned Actor, not dead

Rowan Atkinson: World Renowned Actor, not dead

Buzz of Atkinson’s sudden and shocking demise got attention after a Facebook Page with the name ‘R.I.P. Rowan Atkinson’ received more than one million likes on Wednesday. The actor’s fans were shattered to know about his death and the ‘About’ page had a message that read, “At about 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday (August 12, 2015), our beloved actor Rowan Atkinson passed away. Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955 in Newcastle upon Tyne. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.” (ALSO READ: Dilip Kumar Death hoax: Amitabh Bachchan slams rumours trending on Twitter)

Condolence messages for the actor soon started propping up. Soon after, Twitter was swarmed with sad messages expressing their sadness over the talented actor’s death. On Thursday, Atkinson’s representatives rubbished all the rumours, and confirmed that he is all fine and alive. Well, we must welcome Mr Bean to the long list of actors who have been victim of death hoax. (ALSO READ: Top 10 celebrity death hoax)

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