All of the entertainment industry was shocked this afternoon upon hearing the news that actor Robin Williams died by apparent suicide in his Marin County home, reports CBS San Francisco.
“This morning I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost of it’s most beloved artists and and human beings.” I am utterly heartbroken, said Susan Schneider in s written statement. “On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”
“He has been battling severe depression of late,” added Mara Buxbaum, Williams’ press representative said in statement. “This is a tragic and sudden loss.”