Mr. Bean victimized by a serious death hoax

Is Rowan Atkinson Dead? An Old Mr. Bean Death Hoax Finds New Life Online

Is Rowan Atkinson Dead? An Old Mr. Bean Death Hoax Finds New Life Online

He's most known for Mr Bean but Blackadder will always be my favorite.

Fans of the Mr. Bean actor were shocked on the weekend to hear reports that Atkinson had been killed in a vehicle crash.

The character, conceived as "the world's most annoying man", works well in context, as most of Atkinson's work is mimed.

It was shared and liked more than 300,000 times.

Atkinson's part is so seemingly on the down-low that it isn't listed on his IMDB page.

A website Hoax Alert was quickly launched to counter the claims.

It added: "The first one is the video player embedded on the site". A fake Twitter account, set up to look like Fox News' handle, claimed that Mr Atkinson had died in a vehicle crash, reported The Sun.

ROWAN Atkinson has proved to fans he's alive and well hours after being the victim of a sick death hoax.

One wrote: "Rowan Atkinson has died".

The tweet, which quoted the wrong age for Atkinson read: "FOX BREAKING NEWS: Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) died at 58 after auto accident".

The British star has also been busy reprising his Love Actually role as an exacting jewellery salesman for the Comic Relief special. We wonder what does the amusing man has to say to become a death hoax victim for the successive year.

However the actor (Atkinson) shammed the news fabricators by appearing recently as Mr. Bean in China for the premiere of his latest film "Top Funny Comedian - The Movie". Though the movie market was considerably smaller back then, it still grossed over £2.4 million in China alone, and saw him return in 2014 to film a Snickers advert in character.

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