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Rowan Atkinson Victim of Death Hoax

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By Daniel Gates

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Rowan Atkinson is the victim of a death hoax.

A rumor that the actor had died spread like wildfire on Twitter on Sunday.

“RIP Rowan Atkinson” became a worldwide trending topic, only further fueling speculation.

It is 100% false.

Atkinson is alive and well.

“Mr. Bean” is just the latest celebrity to be “killed” by a prank in which Twitter hoaxsters get “RIP [Celebrity Name]” to trend.

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