Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams was found dead in his home Monday morning in a tragedy that shocked his family, friends and Hollywood. Celebrities took to Twitter after the comedian’s death to mourn the star and share their grief.
Sarah Michelle Gellar, his "The Crazy Ones" costar, shared pictures of herself with the actor:
— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) August 12, 2014
Minnie Driver, who worked with star on "Good Will Hunting," said her heart felt broken:
My Heart's broken. Robin was a beautiful, kind soul. Can't bear that he's gone. So incredibly sorry for his family.
— Minnie Driver (@driverminnie) August 11, 2014
Comedian Steve Martin tweeted about the loss:
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
Sesame Street remembered Williams:
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
Kathy Griffin shared a photo with the actor:
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) August 11, 2014
Ellen DeGeneres was in disbelief:
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
Michael Ian Black sent his condolences to the family:
The Robin Williams news is devastating. I feel sick.
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) August 11, 2014
Joel McHale called Williams his hero:
— Joel McHale (@joelmchale) August 11, 2014
Singer Kelly Clarkson was devastated:
Devastating finding out about @robinwilliams today. He was an amazing talent and incredibly sweet. So sad.
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) August 11, 2014