Celebs react to Robin Williams' death

2014-08-12 11:37


The world is mourning the death of veteran actor Robin Williams, who was found dead at his San Francisco home. The 63-year-old actor reportedly committed suicide after battling depression.

Celebs across the world have paid tribute to the actor.

Ellen DeGeneres tweeted: "I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken." While Mara Wilson, who played his daughter in Mrs Doubtfire tweeted: "Very sad, very upset, very glad I did not have to hear about this though Twitter. Probably going to be taking some time off it for a while." 

In a tweet, actor and comedian Ben Stiller described Robin as a man with a big heart and said he had a big impact in the world. "A tweet cannot begin to describe the hugeness of Robin Williams heart and soul and talent. This is so sad. #RobinWilliams," he tweeted.

Steve Martin wrote: "I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul." Miley Cyrus seemed very distraught by the news. She tweeted: " I can't take the Robin Williams news. I've never cried over someone I've never met but I can't stop."

Even president Barack Obama paid tribute to the actor. On his official Twitter account, the president's message read: "Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny ... and everything in between. But he was one of a kind."

May his soul rest in peace.

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