Celebrities React to Robin Williams' Death on Twitter
Actor Robin Williams died from an apparent suicide today and celebrities such as Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, Miley Cyrus, Cher and many others took to Twitter to share tributes, their shock and sadness following news of the actors death.
Here is a sampling from Twitter:
— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) August 12, 2014
I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul.
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams ~ Vaya Con Dios my friend , I love you — George Lopez (@georgelopez) August 11, 2014
I’m so sad and devastated to hear of the passing of Robin Williams. My thoughts are with his family. — Sharon Osbourne (@MrsSOsbourne) August 11, 2014
Rest in Peace to the main man Robin Williams, :( — ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) August 11, 2014
Oh Jesus I am crushed to hear about Robin Williams' passing. So fucking sad and surreal. Just awful. — Chris Hardwick (@nerdist) August 11, 2014
So sad Robin Williams died :( We did 2 films 2gether. He ws a very lovely man & kind caring person. My heart goes out 2 his loved ones. — Fran Drescher (@frandrescher) August 11, 2014
I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams. He gave so much to so many people. I’m heartbroken. — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 11, 2014
RIP to one of the greatest comedic and dramatic actors of our time. We will miss you. #NaNuNaNu — Jenny McCarthy (@JennyMcCarthy) August 11, 2014
I'm in utter disbelief that Robin Williams is dead. — Dane Cook (@DaneCook) August 11, 2014
This is a sad sad day #ripRobinWilliams you just never know... — Amber Patrice Riley (@MsAmberPRiley) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams, you will be so so missed. I am heartbroken. — Whitney Cummings (@WhitneyCummings) August 11, 2014
Oh My God RIP Robin Williams — billy eichner (@billyeichner) August 11, 2014
Holy Shit. That's so sad. R.I.P. Robin Williams — samantha ronson (@samantharonson) August 11, 2014
RIP to my dear brother and friend Robin Williams. The world will miss the decades of laughter that you gave all of us.
— Quincy Jones (@QuincyDJones) August 11, 2014
No no. Don't let this be. RIP my dear Robin.
— Kristin Chenoweth (@KChenoweth) August 11, 2014
I can't take the Robin Williams news. I've never cried over someone I've never met but I can't stop — Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) August 11, 2014
Oh Robin — Cher (@cher) August 11, 2014
Robin -- you will be missed. So sad. So very very sad. — Penn Jillette (@pennjillette) August 11, 2014
Can you think of anybody more full of life than Robin Williams!?!? So sad.
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) August 11, 2014
Please tell me this Robin Williams news is false!!!!!!
— Jamie Kennedy (@JamieKennedy) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams could not have been kinder or more generous when I worked with him in Flubber. My heart goes out to his family.
— Wil Wheaton (@wilw) August 11, 2014
Honored to have worked w such a bright light and brilliant man. Love and prayers to his family and friends. #RIPRobinWilliams
— Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore) August 11, 2014
Mr. Williams visited me the first day of filming The Parent Trap. I will never forget his kindness. What an enormous loss. My condolences.
— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) August 11, 2014
Deeply sad to hear Robin Williams has left us. Thank you for the inspiration, man- I wouldn't be doing what I do now if it weren't for you.
— Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) August 11, 2014
RIP Robin Williams. Your work has brought joy and laughter to millions of people. May you find your deserved solace in the next life.
— Jared Padalecki (@jarpad) August 11, 2014
RIP mr Williams - beyond great talent -such a kind and lovely person
— John Cusack (@johncusack) August 11, 2014
Heart broken!!! #RIP Robin Williams!! Praying for your family on such a sad day. You've given so much joy to so many. Devastating we lost u
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) August 11, 2014
RIP @robinwilliams You were one of the very best that ever was. You were one of my heroes. #RobinWilliams
— Joel McHale (@joelmchale) August 11, 2014
Robin was as sweet a man as he was funny. If you're sad, please tell someone.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) August 11, 2014
If you're feeling overwhelmed & seems like theres nowhere to turn, I urge you to call National Suicide Prevention line 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
— Avan Tudor Jogia (@ATJogia) August 11, 2014
Devastating finding out about @robinwilliams today. He was an amazing talent and incredibly sweet. So sad.
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) August 11, 2014
Oh Robin...Our hearts are broken. Rest in peace darling. We loved you.
— Goldie Hawn (@goldiehawn) August 11, 2014
My heart hurts for the Williams family. So so sad :( we love you robin! We love you mrs doubtfire!!
— Hilary Duff (@HilaryDuff) August 11, 2014
Nooooo, @robinwilliams One of the most talented and creative people that ever lived. RIP
— Matthew Morrison (@Matt_Morrison) August 11, 2014
I am devastated. RT @NBCNews DEVELOPING: Robin Williams found dead, sheriff says http://t.co/YqT5TRYh9U pic.twitter.com/WVm7c198mg
— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) August 11, 2014
Cannot believe the news about Robin Williams RIP
— JWOWW (@JENNIWOWW) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams. Stunned...just stunned. RIP you brilliant brilliant man.
— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) August 11, 2014
His heart was as big as his genius. So sad. Rest in Peace Robin Williams.
— bob saget (@bobsaget) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams has died and I am very sad. From every comedian here at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, we salute him & we say goodbye
— Eddie Izzard (@eddieizzard) August 11, 2014
RIP Robin Williams.. So fucking horrible. I will always cherish so many performances.. — Grant Gustin (@grantgust) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams! Your work! Your heart! Your brain! So much left for you to do. So much more to love you for! Heartbroken. Rest in peace. — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) August 11, 2014
The world is a lot less funny today. Prayers with Robins loved ones. RIP.
— Lucy Hale (@lucyhale) August 11, 2014
Thank you to the beautifully original + brave artist that is #RobinWilliams. You taught us how to stand on the edge, fearless, + shine.
— JARED LETO (@JaredLeto) August 11, 2014
It's the mark of a true artist. I never knew him but I'm heartbroken by his passing. RIP Robin Williams. — Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) August 11, 2014
On our wall. Very sad. #RIPRobinWilliams pic.twitter.com/hwVnQK1wVt — Chris Meloni (@Chris_Meloni) August 11, 2014
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.
— Mara Wilson (@MaraWritesStuff) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP.
— Steve Carell (@SteveCarell) August 11, 2014
I didn’t know I could be so sad, angry, stunned and grateful at the same time. RIP Robin Williams. If you are in pain please seek help.
— Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) August 11, 2014
We mourn the loss of our friend Robin Williams, who always made us laugh and smile. pic.twitter.com/UOY8LTjVRA
— Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) August 11, 2014
When I worked at the factory I dreamed I worked with Robin Williams and he was kind and hilarious but real life Robin was even better. #RIP
— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) August 11, 2014
Can't believe we lost a legend today. RIP Robin Williams- your legacy will live on forever.
— Diddy (@iamdiddy) August 11, 2014
Robin Williams was like no other ..To watch him create on the spot was a privilege to behold.. Robin you are an angel now !!! REST IN PEACE
— Henry Winkler (@hwinkler4real) August 11, 2014
A massive loss to all of us, the power of a true artist is being felt today, a fully deserved rest in peace to the great Robin Williams
— Taylor Momsen (@taylormomsen) August 11, 2014
our hearts are so heavy on the set of 2 Broke this afternoon. @OfficialKat and I only had the pleasure… http://t.co/us5GYGKUpT
— Beth Behrs (@BethBehrs) August 11, 2014
Genie. You're free. pic.twitter.com/FWQWPDPP42
— Evan Rachel Wood (@evanrachelwood) August 11, 2014
Famously kind, ferociously funny, a genius and a gentle soul. What a loss. #RobinWilliams
— Michael J. Fox (@realmikefox) August 12, 2014
Please share your thoughts about the passing of Robin, and his impact on the world of comedy, in the comments below.