Robin Williams Tributes: Barack Obama, Rihanna Remember Actor And Comedian
12 August 2014, 11:34 | Updated: 12 August 2014, 13:31
Celebrities remember the late star, who has died at the age of 63.
Robin Williams, the actor and comedian, has died at the age of 63. According to this publicist, Williams had been battling severe depression.
The much-loved Oscar-winning actor appeared in films including Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poets Society and Mrs Doubtfire.
He also played the voice of the genie in Aladdin.
Here are some of the tributes paid from celebrities and musicians around the world.
thank you for my childhood memories, you've helped me at my darkest times. Rest in Peace Robin Williams...— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) August 11, 2014
Chance The Rapper:
Robin Williams movie marathon at my crib tn— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) August 11, 2014
"Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny ... and everything in between. But he was one of a kind." —President Obama— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 12, 2014
Heartbreaking news about the late Robin Williams. May his soul now be at peace!— Rihanna (@rihanna) August 12, 2014
Omg, Robin Williams— Efuru Chilombo (@JheneAiko) August 11, 2014