SpongeBob: the death of the creator Stephen Hillenburg
Sad news, this time, come to Bikini Bottom: the marine biologist and cartoonist Stephen Hillenburg, known by all as the creator of SpongeBob, the friendly sea sponge, is in fact passed away at the age of 57 years. Spread the word is Nickelodeon, a company that, in addition to convey the animated series from the years, has contributed to the animation itself of the latter, together with the company of Hillenburg the same, the United Plankton Pictures, and the branch of the Korean Rough Draft Studios.
💛 We are sad to share the news of the passing of Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. Today, we are observing a moment of silence to honor his life and work. 💛
— Nickelodeon (@Nickelodeon) November 27, 2018
“We are sad to share the news of the death of Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. Today, we observe a moment of recollection and silence in honor of his life and his work”.
According to Variety, the cause of death would be from attribure to ALS, the disease that for years (diagnosed in march 2017) plagued Hillenburg.
“We are incredibly saddened by the news of the death of Stephen Hillenburg, following a tough battle with the SLA,” we read in the press Nickelodeon “Was a dear friend and a creative partner of long standing for all of us, our hearts are with his entire family. Steve has passed on to SpongeBob SquarePants a sense of humor, and innocence unique, capable of bringing joy to several generations of children and families around the world. His characters are absolutely original, and the world of Bikini Bottom will long remain to remind you of the value of optimism, of friendship and of the unlimited power of the imagination. ”
We can only give the last farewell to Hillenburg, aware that his memory will live through his amazing characters. Rest in peace, Stephen!
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