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Mr. Bean Rowan Atkinson Died at 58 after Committing Suicide Hoax

Date: November 17, 2013 11:53 PM - Views: 246,916 - Comments: 24
Mr. Bean Rowan Atkinson Died at 58 after Committing Suicide Hoax

Rowan Atkinson, English actor and comedian known as Mr. Bean is not dead. Cybercriminals have created another celebrity death hoax, with the intention of tricking gullible social networking users into installing a malicious Facebook application. This application can be used to spread spam and other malicious posts to all of your Facebook friends.

The Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) Facebook Death Hoax

CNN News update
English Actor Comedian Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) died at 58 after committing suicide. The comedian committed suicide right after the producer remove him on Johnny English 3. Rowan Atkinson(Mr Bean) recorded a suicide video with a message to his producer and fans around the world. (watch more) >>
 
The Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) Facebook Death Hoax

This malicious Facebook post tricks gullible Facebook users into installing a malicious Facebook application, by claiming that they can watch Mr.Bean's suicide video. This application will ask you to give it access to your Facebook account, which it will use to send the same hoax to all of your Facebook friends.

This celebrity death hoax is similar to the Celine Dion, Will Smith,Shaggy, Rapper Eminem, Jackie Chan, Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus and Angelina Jolie hoaxes.

If you install the malicious Facebook application (DO NOT) by giving it permission to your Facebook account, you will be asked to download a "Facebook Media Plug-in", which the hoax claims you will need in order to view the suicide video.

But, there is no video and Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) did not commit suicide. If you install the so-called "Facebook Media Plug-in" by clicking on the link, you will install a malicious computer program that will infect your computer with a virus or Trojan horse.

If you have already installed this malicious Facebook application, please click here for instructions on how to remove it.

Do not use Facebook as your legitimate news source. If something is posted on Facebook, please verify it by visiting one of the reputable news websites. And, if you asked to install an application to view a video or any form of information, please do not.

Your web browser is capable of viewing most videos without the need to install any additional plug-ins.

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  • Anonymous: 5 days, 18 hours ago

    OMG I was shocked to hear about his death today thats why I came across to google about Mr bean and I'm happy :) to hear he is alive. But, I have a question. How can I believe this information? ~


  • Anonymous: 1 week, 6 days ago

    Thank god Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson) is not dead I was a little bit sad cause I heard a rumor that said he was dead.

    I checked online committing suicide but really because they kicked him out of Johnny English I mean he is Johnny English how can they kick him out. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 week, 6 days ago

    Is true that mr Bean is still alive? ~


    • info: 1 week, 6 days ago

      Yes, he is still alive. ~


      • Anonymous: 1 week, 6 days ago

        no he isn't. ~


        • Anonymous: 1 week, 5 days ago

          People say he did suicide then died, but u really don't know. ~


          • info: 1 week, 5 days ago

            He is alive. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    At last it was just a hoax. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Is mr beans really dead? ~


    • info: 1 month, 2 weeks ago

      No. ~


  • Anonymous: 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    I'm very happy that he's not dead. ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 1 week ago

    Don't worry! He's not dead. He posted info about new season of animated series. It will be released in 2015. I'm going to watch it :-) ~


  • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    thank god buddy you are alive... ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago

    I don't believe anything the internet says these days. ~


  • Anonymous: 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Thank god mr bean is alive, but its worrying why he is not acting. ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 1 week ago

    Love you Mr. Bean thank god you are alive may God give you a very long life ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 1 week ago

    Thank God Mr.Bean is ALIVE.Cheers to all the fans including me. ~


  • Anonymous: 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    My favourite comedy character is Mr. Bean. I feel extreme happiness of getting informed that he is alive and the news of his death was fake.! - Rakesh ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 1 week ago

    But why did they want us to believe that Rowan Atkinson was dead? I thought he was really dead in real life it's pretty not a funny joke to tell the whole world that their favourate actor is dead mean while he is still alive,it's very mean and shame on those people who made us believe this BIG LIE ~


  • Anonymous: 7 months, 1 week ago

    Who does this kind of bad joke? He is such a person that everybody can boast of and he is the ultimate source of sparkling wit and humour that is interspersed with rib tickling comedy. ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 4 weeks ago

    I love mr bean. He is with us. Good. ~


    • Anonymous: 2 months, 2 weeks ago

      Thank you god,mr.bean is alive ~


  • Anonymous: 8 months, 4 weeks ago

    Shouldn't the incredibly Poor grammar give it away? "...right after the producer remove him on Johnny English 3." ~


    • Anonymous: 3 months, 1 week ago

      I don't believe anything the internet says but I'm glad Mr.beans is not dead ~


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