Rik Mayall died this morning at the age of 56, a beloved comedian and actor known for, among other things, his penchant for profanity.
Aside from the obvious classic Young Ones quotes, this was famously exhibited in a letter he wrote to a fan back in 2008.
An autograph hunter named Dan emailed a representative of Mayall in the hope of adding a signature to his collection.
Over a month later, he received this handwritten response in the post:
Here you are you cheapskate money-grabbing Welsh c*nt — where's the f*cking envelope you deformity??
"Here you are Daniel, thank you so much for writing. I hope you like the picture.
"Best wishes my dear friend."
(Signed, 'Rik Mayall')
Mayall was left seriously ill after a quad bike accident in 1998 which left him in a coma for several days, but was working until recently. A spokeswoman confirmed that the actor died at his home in London.
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