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Benedict Cumberbatch posed as wet Mr Darcy and the internet is in meltdown

Is everybody OK?

THIS PICTURE APPEARED on the internet today:

Source: Dundas Communications

It is, as you can tell, a photo of Benedict Cumberbatch recreating Mr Darcy’s damp emergence from a lake in Pride and Prejudice.

Be still, my beating internet.

The photo by Jason Bell is part of the Give Up Clothes For Good campaign, where consumers are encouraged to donate old clothes at branches of TK Maxx. The clothes are then sold on to benefit Enable Ireland (or Cancer Research UK across the water).

But then, to some people, that doesn’t really matter.

The best reaction to the photo? Right here.

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