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19th September 2014

"We talked about doing an album, like, in June: 'Let's take these phone calls (and make a comedy album)'. We were like two jazz musicians late at night, I'd get these phone calls and we'd...

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Whoopi Goldberg Fights Back Tears Remembering Robin Williams With Billy Crystal

19th September 2014

Billy Crystal reduced Whoopi Goldberg to tears on U.S. Tv on Friday (19Sep14) as they reminisced about their late friend Robin Williams.The When Harry Met Sally actor was a guest on Goldberg's daytime talk show...

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Robin Williams Signed Skate Deck Part To Be Auctioned For Charity

18th September 2014

Officials at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation are hoping Robin Williams' death will bring in big bucks for one of the final items he signed before his passing in August (14).The movie star signed an...

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Billy Crystal Admits Emmy Tribute To Robin Williams Was "The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Do"

By Nick Hill | 17th September 2014

During the 66th Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014, Billy Crystal had the difficult honour of leading a tribute to the late comedian and his close friend Robin Williams. Unsurprisingly this was very tough for...

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Billy Crystal: 'Honouring Robin Williams At Emmys Was Hardest Thing Ever'

16th September 2014

Actor Billy Crystal struggled through his Emmy Awards tribute to his late friend Robin Williams at last month's (Aug14) ceremony, branding the stage salute "the hardest thing" he has ever done.The When Harry Met Sally...

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Billy Connolly: 'I Should Have Helped Robin Williams'

15th September 2014

Scottish actor/comedian Billy Connolly is convinced he should have done more to help troubled comic Robin Williams.The Mrs. Brown star had been friends with Williams for more than a decade and was devastated when he...

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Billy Connolly Wishes He'd Done More For Robin Williams

15th September 2014

Billy Connolly wishes he ''could have done more'' to help Robin Williams.The comedian - who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease last year - has compared himself to the late comedian and admitted he wished he'd...

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Ethan Hawke Calls The Death Of Robin Williams An "Immediate Sadness"

By Nick Hill | 15th September 2014

Ethan Hawke was no different to the many celebrities and stars who knew Robin Williams, he was extremely upset to hear the news of the legendary comedian's suicide last month, which was obvious when he...

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John Travolta Crashed A Wedding With Robin Williams

14th September 2014

John Travolta crashed a wedding with Robin Williams.The 60-year-old 'Grease' star said the pair found the stunt incredibly funny and laughed about it for years afterwards.When asked about his best memory of Robin - who...

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Ethan Hawke: 'I Knew Of Robin Williams' Problems 25 Years Ago'

14th September 2014

Ethan Hawke is convinced he saw signs of Robin Williams' personal problems 25 years ago when they appeared in Dead Poets Society together as "it was obvious he was in a tremendous amount of pain".The...

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Ethan Hawke Knew Robin Williams Was In Pain

12th September 2014

Ethan Hawke knew Robin Williams was in pain.The 43-year-old actor revealed his co-star in 'Dead Poets Society' - who committed suicide last month after a battle with depression - had been in pain since he...

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Jessica Chastain Keen To Keep Robin Williams Scholarship Running

10th September 2014

Actress Jessica Chastain is offering up her services to Robin Williams' family in a bid to help keep his Julliard School scholarship running following the comedian's tragic death.The Zero Dark Thirty star has long credited...

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Broadway To Dim Lights For Joan Rivers

9th September 2014

Broadway will pay respect to the late Joan Rivers tonight (09.09.14).The marquee lights of all 40 theatres in New York City will be dimmed for one minute in honour of the Tony Award nominee -...

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Robin Williams And Ben Stiller Re-unite For More Magical Mayhem In 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Ed Biggs | 9th September 2014

Another treat is in store for movie fans this Christmas as the family favourite Night At The Museum returns for a third and final instalment. Entitled Secret of the Tomb, it follows on from 2009's...

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Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Williams Returns To Twitter After Being Cyberbullied

By Nick Hill | 2nd September 2014

Zelda Williams, the daughter of the late comedian Robin Williams, has decided to return to Twitter nearly three weeks after she previously left due to receiving a large amount of abusive messages about her father...

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Zelda Williams Returns To Twitter With Anti-bullying Message

2nd September 2014

Robin Williams' daughter Zelda has returned from a self-imposed break from Twitter.com after she was bombarded with hurtful messages about the death of her father.Shortly after the Oscar winner's death last month (Aug14), a photo...

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Robin Williams' Daughter Returns To Twitter

1st September 2014

Robin Williams' daughter has returned to Twitter. Zelda Williams posted her first tweet on the social networking site tonight (01.09.14) almost three weeks after she abandoned her account when she received abusive messages following her...

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Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Reject $1m Vegas Offer

1st September 2014

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert rejected a $1 million deal to perform three shows in Las Vegas. The country couple turned down the offer and tried to negotiate a $1.25 million deal, meaning they would...

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Jeff Bridges Dedicates Long Island Show To Robin Williams

1st September 2014

Movie star Jeff Bridges dedicated his concert at the Paramount in Huntington, Long Island on Saturday (30Aug14) to late pal Robin Williams.The Big Lebowski star told fans he and the funnyman/actor filmed The Fisher King...

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28th August 2014

New York Times writer Dave Itzkoff has been commissioned to write a new biography about tragic funnyman Robin Williams' life. Itzkoff says, "Robin Williams was a cultural hero of mine. In the encounters and interactions...

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Tom Hanks Pays Tribute To Robin Williams In Rolling Stone Essay

28th August 2014

Tom Hanks has joined the legions of celebrities paying tribute to Robin Williams by writing an essay for the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine.As part of a 10-page special, the Forrest Gump star recalls...

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Robin Williams Turned Down Las Vegas Gigs

27th August 2014

Late actor Robin Williams turned down a lucrative offer to headline two massive stand-up shows in Las Vegas.The Good Will Hunting actor, who died earlier this month (Aug14), was approached by bosses at AEG Live...

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Robin Williams Rejected $600k Vegas Offer

27th August 2014

Robin Williams rejected a $600,000 offer to headline two Las Vegas shows two years before his death. The 'Mrs Doubtfire' actor, was found hanged at his home on August 11, turned down the chance to...

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Nerves Nixed Kathy Bates' Plan To Dedicate Emmys Win To Robin Williams

26th August 2014

Veteran actress Kathy Bates had second thoughts about dedicating her Primetime Emmy Awards win on Monday (25Aug14) to late comedian Robin Williams after suffering an attack of the nerves.The Misery star wasn't close to Williams,...

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At Emmys, Billy Crystal Pays Tribute To "Beautiful Light" Robin Williams

By Michael West | 26th August 2014

Billy Crystal delivered a clever, witty and typically funny tribute to his late friend Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards on Monday (August 25, 2014). Crystal teamed up with Whoopi Goldberg to recall a...

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Billy Crystal Pays Tribute To Robin Williams At Emmy Awards

26th August 2014

Billy Crystal delivered a glowing tribute to his friend Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards last night (25.08.14).The comedian explained that, irrespective of the occasion, Williams - who died on August 11 - always managed...

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Billy Crystal Pays Emotional Tribute To Late Comedian Robin Williams At Emmy Awards 2014

By Elinor Cosgrave | 26th August 2014

Robin Williams was honoured at the Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 on Monday (25th August) by his close friend Billy Crystal. Crystal's speech was sombre and poignant, in contrast to the vibrant man he described and...

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Billy Crystal Salutes Robin Williams At Primetime Emmys

26th August 2014

Veteran actor Billy Crystal saluted his late friend and fellow funnyman Robin Williams as a comedic "genius" in a touching tribute at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Monday (25Aug14).The Oscar-winning Good...

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Bike Owned By Robin Williams Fetches Thousands At Auction

25th August 2014

A custom bike owned by late actor Robin Williams has been auctioned off to benefit college scholarships for underprivileged students.The Good Will Hunting star, a keen cyclist, donated the red Pegoretti bike and an autographed...

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Henry Rollins Apologises For Suicide Article

24th August 2014

Rocker Henry Rollins has issued a public apology for publishing a controversial article about suicide following the death of funnyman Robin Williams.The former Black Flag frontman sparked outrage by writing a divisive column titled 'F**k...

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