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Celebrities React to Death of Robin Williams

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:05:05 +0000

Art Streiber/CBS© 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc.(LOS ANGELES) -- Celebrities are igniting social media with reactions to the death of beloved actor Robin Williams.

English actress Minnie Driver, who famously played alongside Williams in Good Will Hunting, tweeted, "My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone. So incredibly sorry for his family."

Steve Martin posted to Twitter, "I could not be more stunned by the loss of Robin Williams, mensch, great talent, acting partner, genuine soul."

Pam Dawber, Williams' co-star on Mork & Mindy, said in a statement, "I am completely and totally devastated.  What more can be said?!"

Here are more celebrity reactions to Williams' death:

  • Steve Carell: "Robin Williams made the world a little bit better. RIP."
  • Katie Couric: "The world has lost a comic genius & huge talent. Interviewing Robin Williams was like taking the wildest roller coaster ride of your life."
  • Larry King: "Sorry to learn of the tragic death of Robin Williams. Spent a lot of time with him. Even performed with him in San Francisco. So sad."
  • Henry Winkler: "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"
  • Brad Paisley: "Devastated right now. Loved you Robin"
  • Jared Leto: "Thank you to the beautifully original + brave artist that is #RobinWilliams. You taught us how to stand on the edge, fearless, + shine."
  • Carson Daly: "In shock about Robin Williams. Praying for his family and hoping his soul finds peace. It's just so sad and hard to fathom."
  • Sharon Osbourne: "The entire Osbourne Family is grieving the loss of a kind, funny, generous and talented man, Robin Williams."
  • Josh Groban: "Stunned. Devastated. I treasure my time with him. Robin was and will always be an original and a brilliant kind soul."
  • Kelly Clarkson: "Devastating finding out about @robinwilliams today. He was an amazing talent and incredibly sweet. So sad."
  • Pink: "My prayers + sad heart are with Robin Williams' family tonight. Only met him once, but it was one of the most enjoyable moments of my life RIP."
  • Billy Idol: "Stunned to hear about Robin Williams death... he made us laugh so much! :( #restinpeace"
  • Chris Daughtry: "A great talent lost. Very sad news. #robinwilliams was one of the most versatile comedians of our time."

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