All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Robin Williams’

Dementia Led to Robin Williams’ Suicide, Says His Widow, But What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Dementia may have been a contributing factor in beloved actor Robin Williams’ decision to take his own life last year. According to Williams’ widow, the actor was suffering from Lewy body dementia, which can lead to devastating symptoms that include vivid hallucinations and cognitive impairment. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Susan Williams said she decided to speak out …

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Susan Williams Says Depression Didn’t Kill Husband Robin Williams, Little-Known Form of Dementia Killed Him

Susan Williams, the widow of comedian and screen legend Robin Williams, wants people to know that depression isn’t what killed her husband. Robin Williams hanged himself in the bedroom of the home he shared with Susan Williams back in August of 2014. An autopsy was conducted following his death. Since then, Susan has worked closely with doctors to understand what …

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Robin Williams: Widow and Children Reach Settlement Over Disputed Estate

Robin Williams died a year ago August, and shortly thereafter his widow, Susan Schneider Williams, began a dispute with Robin Williams’ three children–Zachary, Zelda, and Cody Williams–over the actor and comedian’s estate. While his widow still contends some items were removed from the home she and her husband shared without her permission, she is happy with the settlement agreement. Under …

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Zelda Williams Honors Late Dad Robin Williams in Post About Sadness

Zelda Williams took to Instagram this weekend to share her thoughts on living with grief and sadness. In doing so, she honored her late father, Robin Williams, who took his own life just over a year ago. In her message, Zelda Williams wrote of how she has started to rebound from her sadness and how hard life has been since …

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Robin Williams’ Daughter Posts Beautiful Tribute, Speaks About Depression

Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda recently posted a beautiful image on Instagram with an even more beautiful caption, and now it’s going viral. Williams, who committed suicide last August, left behind millions of fans and heartbroken friends who couldn’t understand why a man with so much success and so much love would take his own life. However, it was revealed that …

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Anna Kendrick Sexy in Swimsuit, Calls Hawaiian Waters Her Office

Anna Kendrick of Pitch Perfect fame showed off a sexy look in a black studded bandeaux swimsuit as she enjoyed the warm ocean water in Hawaii. On location for her latest film, the actress took full advantage of all the locale has to offer. Sharing an Instagram photo with her followers–while wearing the sexy two-piece–Anna Kendrick joked about the scene …

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Robin Williams’ Last Live Action Film Gets Panned

Robin Williams did a lot of great work. But if you do enough stuff, you’ll eventually crank out a stinker. Usually you have a chance to bounce back from that. Sadly, it looks like critics are not liking the last live action film that Robin Williams did. The film is called Boulevard. In it, Robin Williams plays a 60-year-old bank …

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck To Bring FIFA Scandal to Big Screen

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are set to produce a film based on Houses of Deceit–an upcoming book highlighting the scandal within the international governing body of soccer. Warner Bros. just acquired rights to the film. The Los Angeles Times reports that Gavin O’Connor, who just wrapped filming The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck, is on board to direct the FIFA …

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Boulevard: Robin Williams’ Last Movie Gets an Official Trailer

Robin Williams provided a voice for the comedy Absolutely Anything, which is yet to be released. But in terms of on-screen roles, the late actor’s last movie is Boulevard, in which he plays a man coming the terms with his homosexuality. Today, the film’s official trailer hit the web. Here’s the film’s official synopsis: Nolan Mack (Robin Williams) has worked …

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Robin Williams Final Role Talks Shagging Simon Pegg’s Leg

Robin Williams was involved with four films at the time of his death. Those projects have winded their way to completion, leaving only his final role to be revealed to the public. Suitably, it was Robin Williams making people laugh. The film is called Absolutely Anything, and stars Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Eddie Izzard and the voices of the Monty …

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‘Good Times’ Actor Ben Powers Dead at 64

Good Times actor Ben Powers died earlier in April at the age of 64. Alton “Ben” Powers passed away on April 6th in New Bedford, Massachusetts, according to his obituary. Ben Powers played the role of Keith Anderson, a pro football player, who married Thelma Evans (played by Bern Nadette Stanis) early in the sixth and final season of Good …

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Robin Williams’ Wife, Children Embroiled in Fight Over Actor’s Estate

Robin Williams’ wife and children are fighting over the late comedian’s estate and it looks to get ugly. Attorneys for Susan Williams and Robin Williams’ kids — Zachary, Zelda and Cody — are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge on Monday. The parties are arguing over Williams’ clothes and other personal items that were kept at one …

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Matt Damon Shooting New Film in Massachusetts

Matt Damon is back in Massachusetts. This time’s the Bourne actor is producing a new film on the North Shore. Several areas in Beverly, Massachusetts served as the backdrop for filming Manchester-By-The-Sea, which stars Casey Affleck. The Salem News reports that some of the filming will actually take place in Manchester-By-The-Sea, as well as in Gloucester and Salem. Last week …

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Jillian Jacobson, California Teacher, Commits Suicide in Classroom

Jillian Jacobson, a well liked photography teacher in Southern California, committed suicide in her classroom last week. Her body was discovered by students. According to a report from KCRA.com, students arrived at the El Dorado High School classroom of Jillian Jacobson last Monday to find the door locked. Thinking their teacher was simply running a bit late, they got the …

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Zelda Williams Got A Tattoo In Honor Of Her Dad, Robin

Zelda Williams has been relatively quiet about the loss of her father, comedy icon Robin Williams, since she was the victim of some cruel words via social media last year. News of Robin’s suicide garnered shock and disbelief across the nation, and while his family is still struggling to come to terms with it, his daughter says she’s trying to …

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Robin Williams’ Wife, Children Argue Over His Estate

Robin Williams’ estate is being scuffled over by the late comedian’s wife of less than three years, Susan, and his children, Zachary, Zelda and Cody. Robin Williams‘ widow filed papers in a San Francisco court claiming that the children, from Robin’s two previous marriages, took items from her Tiburon home without her permission. She is still living in the home, …

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Robin Williams’ Family Is Now Fighting Over His Estate, Wife Accused Of Being “Greedy”

Robin Williams’ widow and his children from two prior marriages have gone to court over disputes regarding his estate. According to reports, the papers were filed back in December. Robin Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider Williams, alleged that his children have taken items from their Tiburon home without her permission. According to Susan, since the Tiburon home was left to her, …

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Jessica Chastain: From High School Dropout to Hollywood Royalty

Jessica Chastain may have dropped out of high school as a teen, but she is certainly showing where her talents lie with two Oscar nominations, a Golden Globe award and much critical acclaim. The 37-year-old actress told Entertainment Weekly Thursday that she didn’t graduate from high school. Chastain attended Sacramento’s El Camino Fundamental High School, but never received her diploma. …

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Jennifer Lawrence Beats Out Kim Kardashian in Google’s Most Searched People List for 2014

Jennifer Lawrence beat out Kim Kardashian on Google’s Top Trending People List for 2014, despite Kardashian’s quest to “break the internet.” Google released its annual Year in Search list, noting that there were trillions of searches around the world this year. It’s unclear if the leaked nude photo scandal had anything to do with the Hunger Games actress’ title of …

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Robin Williams Leads Google Searches For 2014

Google has released its annual lists of the top trending searches for the year. In the past, these have come under the “Zeitgeist” label, but this year, Google is just going with “Year in Search” without any explanation as to why that changed. Robin Williams took the top spot on Google’s global trends charts this year. According to the company, …

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Jessica Chastain Talks Robin Williams, Sister’s Suicide

Jessica Chastain attended the prestigious Juilliard School thanks to a scholarship provided by the late Robin Williams. She feels not only gratitude for the late comic’s generosity, but like she holds a kinship with him and his family as well. Chastain lost her younger sister to suicide. It’s a topic she doesn’t speak openly about, but alludes to when being …

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Robin Williams: Lewy Body Dementia Contributed to Suicide

Robin Williams was reportedly suffering from Lewy body dementia at the time of his death and it likely played a role in him taking his life. The Mayo Clinic says “Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. Patients with Lewy body dementia may have hallucinations—which may appear in the form of animals, objects …

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Robin Williams’ Autopsy: Does It Shed Light On Suicide?

Robin Williams shocked the world earlier this year when he committed suicide, and many were left with the questions that surround the sudden death of any famous person; in particular, “Why did he do it?” Although Williams had been known to suffer from depression, his fans and friends wondered if there might have been another factor at work, and now, …

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Robin Williams Toxicology Report: No Drugs or Alcohol

Robin Williams hanged himself with a belt in his own bedroom on August 11 of this year. The actor had been battling depression after learning that he was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. According to investigators, closed bottle of Seroquel, a drug to treat bipolar disorders and depression, was found in his room. Williams had been prescribed the …

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Matt Damon Finally Talks Robin Williams’ Death

The death of Robin Williams shocked the world and it seemed like everyone who knew him wanted to talk about him, share funny stories and special memories. Matt Damon had a close relationship with Robin Williams but remained fairly quiet after his death. He recently opened up about Williams and how he touched his life and started his career. “Ben …

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Matt Damon Says He and Ben Affleck ‘Owe Everything’ to Robin Williams

Matt Damon says he and his Good Will Hunting partner, Ben Affleck, owe “everything” to Robin Williams. The Saving Private Ryan star talked to Yahoo Global News anchor Katie Couric about the debt he and his childhood friend owe the late actor after he helped them get their first project off the ground. “Ben and I owe everything to him,” …

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Robin Williams Had Called His Friend To Say Goodbye

Shortly before taking his own life, Robin Williams called his longtime friend Billy Connolly to say goodbye. Like Connolly, Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, but only told his close friends and family members. Williams leaned on Connolly for advice after finding out his diagnosis, and Connolly tried to give him tips to live with the disease. “He was diagnosed …

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Billy Crystal: Robin Williams Memories on ‘The View’

Billy Crystal has long been close friends with Whoopi Goldberg, so when he visited the ladies of The View this past week to promote his new book, Still Foolin’ ‘em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys, it was only natural that talk would turn to their mutual dear friend Robin Williams. Whoopi Goldberg …

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Robin Williams’s Daughter Zelda Returns to Twitter After Harassment

Zelda Williams, the daughter of the late great Robin Williams, returned to Twitter after leaving in mid-August, shortly after her father’s death. At the time, she said she didn’t know how long she would be gone, but indicated that it could be forever and deactivated her account. Following her father’s death, some Twitter users trolled Zelda by posting very graphic …

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Robin Williams’ Daughter Returns To Social Media

After quitting the sites shortly after her father Robin Williams’ death, Zelda Williams has returned to social media. On Monday, September 1, Zelda simply tweeted “Thank You” with a link to a quote by Harvey Fierstein. “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself,” the quote …

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