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RIP

You have to see Rik Mayall's first and only tweet

Comic genius.

RIK MAYALL CREATED his own rules when it came to comedy, so it’s no surprise to see that he approached Twitter with a similarly unique attitude.

The English comedian – star of Bottom and The Young Ones – sadly died today at the age of just 56.

His first and only tweet was a great one (and naturally has some adult language in it):

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