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Fans of Newly Engaged Benedict Cumberbatch Experience the Five Stages of Grief on Twitter

Nov 05, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is officially off the market now that he has announced his engagement to actor and director Sophie Hunter. Understandably, all the sad Cumberbabes out there, convinced they had a shot with him, are incredibly grief-stricken. In fact, many of them are now experiencing the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and, yes, even acceptance.

Naturally, it's all playing out on Twitter.

Denial:

https://twitter.com/music_trends001/status/530006276479021057

Anger:

https://twitter.com/von161/status/530012374422413312

Bargaining:

Depression:

https://twitter.com/eleanorssophia/status/529981675653300227

https://twitter.com/Katgsoares/status/530000691423891456

Acceptance:

And then there's this person, who basically experienced all the stages in one tweet, culminating with acceptance in the form of a begrudging congratulations:

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