Celebrities tweet reactions to Robin Williams’ death

By Rachel Karach,

Celebrities have taken to Twitter to respond in the wake of comedian Robin Williams' passing at the age of 63.

As previously reported the legendary comedic actor passed away this morning, according to a statement released by his representative, Mara Buxbaum. "Robin Williams passed away this morning," the statement reads. "He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time."

Meanwhile, celebrities from around the world are reacting to the tragic news of his passing. Here are some of the latest celebrity tweets remembering Williams for his decades of work as one of Hollywood’s most revered comedic figures.

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Some of the tweets include touching references to Williams’ film career, including one written by fellow comedian Anna Kendrick.

The quote makes homage to the 1989 cult classic, Dead Poets Society.

Other celebrities voicing their devastation from Williams’ passing include Perez Hilton, The Weekend, Chris Rock, Khloe Kardashian, Rashida Jones, Jenny McCarthy and more. See what a few of Williams’ fans and fellow public figures had to say here:

Rest in peace, Robin Williams.

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