Watch: Robin Williams' daughter opens up about her father for the first time

2015-02-28 10:00

Los Angeles - Robin Williams' daughter thinks there is "no point" questioning the actor's suicide.

Zelda Williams, 25, insists she doesn't want to know why her famous father took his own life last August and isn't looking for anyone to blame.

She said: "I don't think there's a point. It's not important to ask, because it's done.

"A lot of people who have been through it and lost someone found that...there's no point questioning it, and there's no point blaming anyone else for it, and there's no point blaming yourself, or the world...

"Because it happened, so you have to continue to move, and you have to continue to live, and manage."

Zelda is still mourning the Night at the Museum actor and knows it will take a lot of time to get back to the person she was before her father died.

She told Today: "I think a lot of people feel his absence. For me, especially, it is going to take a lot of work to allow myself to have the sort of fun happy life that I had."

Zelda is thankful for the kind messages she and her brothers Zack, 31, and Cody, 23, have received from fans following Robin's death but she insists the idea people had of him from his public persona was very different to how he was at home.

She said: "It's not to say people didn't know dad. They knew a dad that he was proud of them knowing, because he was an incredibly kind and incredibly caring man.

"He was also very private and very calm and very subdued. And so the side that people know and love and is attached to their childhood is the characters he had so much fun being...that's not going anywhere.

"Of course, it's lovely when people say my condolence. But for the most part it's nice to have our private life be our private life." publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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