R.I.P. Rowan Atkinson: Mr. Bean Becomes Twitter Death Hoax Victim, Wikipedia Befooled


R.I.P. Rowan Atkinson became a
trending topic on Twitter Sunday.
Atkinson’s death rumor came a day
after R.I.P. Facebook was trending
on Twitter, the rival-social
networking site.
The rumor started when a Twitter
user, Michael Robert Meras of the
Philippines, posted a tweet at
around 11 a.m. Sunday saying, RIP
Rowan Atkinson.
However he later posted another
tweet saying that it was a joke.
Shutting down now. Sorry guys, RIP
Rowan Atkinson was just a joke.
Sorry for that matter, I never
thought it would be that viral.
We Another Twitter user from the

Philippines posted a tweet saying,

My sister is a working student in

London and she also confirmed it

too. Last night he passed. But the

Twitter user later confirmed that

the actor is not dead.


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