Mark Hamill got the chance to write his own amusing obituary after fake news of his death spread online Friday.
The “Star Wars” actor mourned himself after a fake account falsely purporting to be from HuffPost claimed that he’d died:
“MUCH OF NATION MOURNS-RIP,” wrote Hamill in response to the lie.
He also dubbed himself a “wonderful-underrated” and “beloved icon” who was “truly a legend in his own mind.” He ended the post with the hashtags #SoGladIGotToMeetHim and #KindaSad.
Twitter has since suspended the fake @HuffPoGlobalPol account, but Hamill later shared this screenshot of the post to give context to his eulogy:
It’s not the first time this year that Hamill has been prematurely declared dead by people on the internet. He responded in similar hilarious style in February:
Hamill’s wry response to the latest bogus news of his demise appeared to delight many of his fans:
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Mark Hamill Expertly Mocks The Fake News Of His Own Death