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Issue 134 - July 2012 (1st Edition) - Page 9

Mr Bean's Daughter Hoax

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Outline
Message that includes a series of images depicting an attractive young woman claims that the woman is the daughter of actor Rowan Atkinson, famous for his portrayal of the character "Mr Bean".



Brief Analysis
Although both share the same surname, the woman in the photographs is not the daughter of Rowan Atkinson. The woman in the photographs is English actress Gemma Atkinson.


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Last updated: 26 June, 2012
First published: 26 June, 2012
Article written by Brett M. Christensen
About Brett Christensen and Hoax-Slayer


Example

Subject: Guess who her farther is??

Guess who her father is .......

This could almost destroy your belief in hereditary theory?
Guess who her father is .......

Gemma Atkinson

Gemma Atkinson

Gemma Atkinson

Gemma Atkinson


Gemma Atkinson 8

Personally I would be seeking a DNA test!!




Detailed Analysis
According to this message, an attractive young woman featured in an attached series of photographs is none other than the daughter of Rowan Atkinson, the British actor famous for his creation of the lovable character, Mr Bean. The woman in the photograph is UK based actress and model Gemma Atkinson.

However, although they share the same surname, the two are not father and daughter. Rowan Atkinson has two children, Lily and Benjamin with his wife Sunetra Sastry. Sadly, Gemma Atkinson's father David died of a heart attack when Gemma was just 17.

Thus it seems that someone has connected the two as father and daughter based solely on their shared last name.

Gemma first became famous for her role as Lisa Hunter in the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks. More recently, she played "Belinda" in This Is How It Goes at the Kings Head Theatre in Islington. Further information about the actress is available on her official website.


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References
iMDB - Rowan Atkinson
Ex-Hollyoaks actress Gemma Atkinson on father's death
This Is How It Goes
Gemma Atkinson Official Website

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