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News Claim: The death news or Death hoax of Rowan Atkinson, also known as Mr Bean has been viral on social media for quite some time. But did he really die on May 29 2021? We checked.

Viral on Social Media:  Rest in peace Rowan Sebastian “Mr. Bean” Atkinson. Born: 6 January 1955 — Died: 29 May 2021,” the text, which is written on a photo of Mr Bean

I'll always adore you Mr Bean RIP

 

News Verification: This is not new that the famous British actor has been trending on social media, especially for some bad reasons.  The Death hoax of the actor Rowan Atkinson has been viral since 2012 and has been resurfacing again and again on social media.

Rumours

 of Mr Beans death have been doing the rounds on social media for years, appearing in 2012, 2013, 2018 and 2021

Atkinson was born on 6 January 1955, in England, Rowan Atkinson acted in the famous series Bean and Mr Bean’s Holiday, it ran from 1900 to 1995, however it is still famous all over the world and people from all age groups watch the series of Rowan Atkinson. The claim was posted by a Facebook page purporting to belong to Mr Bean.

Further scrutiny shows that the page is not the comedian’s real account. The comedian’s official page is verified. No such death announcement is on the official Mr Bean Facebook account, which continues to post video clips of the actor even after his alleged death.

The official Facebook page for “Mr. Bean” has not made any announcements about Atkinson’s death. Below is the latest post from Mr Bean original account

Page transparency information shows the official Mr Bean page was created on April 13, 2008, with the username ‘Mr. Bean’. The dot after the title ‘Mr’ was removed on September 1, 2016.

 

News Verdict ayupp.com: False



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