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Hollywood pays tribute to Robin Williams

Hollywood pays tribute to Robin Williams

Aug 12 2014, 1:18am CDT | by

Hollywood stars including Kevin Spacey, Cher, Miley Cyrus, Evan Rachel Wood, Minnie Driver, Sharon Osbourne and Ellen DeGeneres have paid tribute to the late Robin Williams.

Kevin Spacey, Cher, Sharon Osbourne and Miley Cyrus are among the stars to pay tribute to Robin Williams. The 'Mrs. Doubtfire' actor was found dead in his home in Tiburon, California, yesterday...

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Hollywood pays tribute to Robin Williams

Aug 12 2014, 1:18am CDT | by

Hollywood stars including Kevin Spacey, Cher, Miley Cyrus, Evan Rachel Wood, Minnie Driver, Sharon Osbourne and Ellen DeGeneres have paid tribute to the late Robin Williams.

Kevin Spacey, Cher, Sharon Osbourne and Miley Cyrus are among the stars to pay tribute to Robin Williams.
The 'Mrs. Doubtfire' actor was found dead in his home in Tiburon, California, yesterday morning (08.11.14) in what is believed to be suicide via asphyxiation and Hollywood has taken to social media to remember the 62-year-old star.
His 'Shrink' co-star Kevin wrote: ''Robin Williams made the world laugh & think. I will remember & honor that. A great man, artist and friend. I will miss him beyond measure.''
Singer Cher reacted the news with a simple sad-faced emoticon, before recalling their long friendship and most recent meeting.
She wrote: ''He was Sweet LOVELY,Man.
He ran high voltage,Mind Always Going,
It was who he was.I Know Well..Many X's from High There is Only Low.So Sad
''I was with him a little while ago we pretended to see Sharknados !
Have known him Long X. Saw him open 4 Martin Mull once,Pre Mork & Mindy (sic)''
Sharon sent her condolences to the star's family, wife Susan Schneider and his children Zak, 31 Zelda, 25, and Cody, 23, on behalf of her own loved ones.
She wrote: ''I'm so sad and devastated to hear of the passing of Robin Williams. My thoughts are with his family.
''The entire Osbourne Family is grieving the loss of a kind, funny, generous and talented man, Robin Williams.''
'Wrecking Ball' singer Miley was left in tears by the news.
She wrote: ''I can't take the Robin Williams news. I've never cried over someone I've never met but I can't stop.''
Former child star Lindsay Lohan also paid tribute to the ''kind'' actor.
She wrote: ''Mr. Williams visited me the first day of filming The Parent Trap. I will never forget his kindness. What an enormous loss. My condolences.(sic)''
Steve Carrell simply wrote: ''Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP.''
Robin's 'Good Will Hunting' actress Minnie Driver said she was heartbroken by the tragic news.
She said: ''My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone. So incredibly sorry for his family. (sic)''
His 'Waiting For Godot' co-star Steve Martin was ''stunned''.
He tweeted: ''I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.''
Evan Rachel Wood simply posted a picture of the Genie from Aladdin - a character voiced by Robin - and wrote: ''Genie. You're Free''.
Ellen DeGeneres was another actress to put up a picture in honor of the 'Insomnia' actor, writing alongside the image of him being interviewed on her show: ''I can't believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I'm heartbroken.''
Zac Efron remembered his ''hero''.
He wrote: ''@robinwilliams will always be my hero. We lost a beautiful soul today. RIP (sic)''
The stars of 'Girls' had a minute's silence on set to honor the star.
Lena Dunham tweeted: ''Just shared a moment of silence on the set for Robin Williams, a man who brought so much laughter, joy and healing to so many.''
Robin was last seen alive on Sunday night (08.10.14) before his body was discovered shortly before a call to the emergency services was made at 11.55am on Monday.
An investigation into the exact cause of death is currently underway and a forensic examination is scheduled to take place today (08.12.14) with subsequent toxicology testing to be conducted.


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Zelda Williams Returns to Twitter to Thank Fans for Continued Support, Retweets Must-See Photo of Robin Williams

Sep 23 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: E Online

After more than a two week hiatus, Zelda Williams returned to Twitter in the early hours of Tuesday morning to thank fans for their continued support following the tragic death ...
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Zelda Williams Returns to Twitter to Thank Fans for Letters, Retweets Awesome Robin Williams Photo

Sep 23 2014 4:28am CDT | Source: US Magazine

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Billy Crystal Remembers Robin Williams With Jimmy Fallon & We're Missing His Smile All Over Again!

Sep 20 2014 4:01pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Everyone is still in shock at the sudden and tragic loss of Robin Williams, and Billy Crystal is no different. The comedian went on The Tonight Show where he and host Jimmy Fallon swapped stories about the late star, recounting all of the times that he made them laugh the hardest. Since Billy was Robin's good friend, he has a ton of them! Ch-ch-check it ...
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Sep 18 2014 6:17am CDT | Source: Radar Online

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Joan Rivers' & Robin Williams' People Covers Outsell Angelina Jolie By A Landslide!

Sep 17 2014 8:17am CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Print media may be on its way out, but People magazine had three very special issues in the last few weeks that brought readers back. On an average week, People sells about 822,000 issues. The exclusive wedding photos of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (for which the mag reportedly paid a cool $2 mil) kicked that average up to about one million issues. The tribute issue to Robin Williams did even better, selling about 1.2 million copies. But Joan Rivers outs ...
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A Minute With: Ethan Hawke on lessons from Robin Williams

Sep 17 2014 7:09am CDT | Source: Reuters

TORONTO (Reuters) - It has been more than 25 years since a young Ethan Hawke stepped on his desk to salute his teacher, portrayed by Robin Williams, in "Dead Poets Society. ...
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Sep 16 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

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John Travolta Remembers Crashing a Wedding With Robin Williams

Sep 13 2014 8:10pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

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1 week ago

Ellen DeGeneres Finally Gets A Chance To Pay Tribute To The Late Robin Williams & It's As Touching (And Hilarious) As You'd Expect

Sep 12 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Aw, what a sweet and absolutely touching tribute. Now that Ellen DeGeneres' talk show is back from summer break, she was finally able to pay tribute to the late Robin Williams. Over the course of years, Robin visited Ellen's show MANY times and he always was a hit to say the least. In the tribute, Robin's best moments from the show are remembered and set to some moving Coldplay songs. Watch Ellen's special in memoriam (below)!  Wo ...
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