ByJancy Richardson, writer at
To avoid fainting, keep repeating 'It's only a movie...It's only a movie...'
Jancy Richardson

Author has caused widespread heartbreak by leaking a vital event of her upcoming Bridget Jones novel: Mr Darcy is dead.

The new book Mad About The Boy begins with Bridget a 51-year old single mother to Mabel and Billy and having it off with a 20-something chap called Roxster that she met on Twitter. Hubby Mark Darcy is sadly deceased, although the circumstances surrounding his demise are unclear.

As the end of a romantic era looms, we celebrate five things that made Mark Darcy great.

1) His impact on pop culture: see the marvellous article at Jezebel).

2) His smouldering romanticism.

3) His ability to emotionally effect millions of fans.

4) His mastery of affectionate glances at a love interest.

5) His lovely Christmas jumpers.

Mr Darcy is dead, long live Mr Darcy. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go and break the news to my Mum.



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