YouTubers React To Robbie Rotten Actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson's Death

22 August 2018, 11:38 | Updated: 22 August 2018, 12:15

Stefan Karl, Director Matt August and James Royce Edwards attend the after-party for Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical at HWood on November 14, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Graves/Getty Images for Pantages Theatre)
Photo by Amy Graves/Getty Images. Picture: Amy Graves/Getty Images
Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

The world has been mourning the passing of the beloved entertainer

The world has been dealing with the news that actor Stefán Karl Stefánsson has sadly passed away, at the age of 43, after an extended battle with cancer.

Tributes have poured in from across the internet, where Stefán unexpectedly found himself a brand new fanbase after being turned into one of the most beloved memes of all time - something he wholeheartedly embraced.

Here's just a sample of the messages of support that have been posted: