Fans of the late Robin Willliams have been entranced by a current viral video exhibiting a heartbreaking second within the comedian’s life. Now the Patch Adams star’s daughter, Zelda Williams, has pleaded along with his followers to cease sending her the video depicting him on considered one of his “saddest days.” Right here’s what she needed to say about actor Jamie Costas, who performed her well-known father.
A viral “Test Footage” video has been making the rounds on social media after it was posted by actor Jamie Costas to his YouTube channel. Within the video, Costas performs Robin Williams again when the comic starred on Mork & Mindy. The emotional scene depicts the second Robin was knowledgeable of his pal John Belushi’s loss of life by his co-star Pam Dawber, performed by Sarah Murphee.
Apparently lots of people had the identical concept and commenced sending the video to Robin’s daughter, Zelda Williams. Ultimately, it grew to become an excessive amount of for the 32-year-old actress and she or he issued a press release on Twitter.
Zelda tweeted, “Guys, I’m only saying this because I don’t think it’ll stop until I acknowledge it … please, stop sending me the ‘test footage’. I’ve seen it.” She shortly added, “Jamie is SUPER talented, this isn’t against him, but y’all spamming me an impression of my late Dad on one of his saddest days is weird.”
This isn’t the primary time that Zelda has needed to challenge a press release on the social media web site relating to the Good Will Looking star’s followers’ interactions along with her. On the sixth anniversary of Robin’s passing, she tweeted an extended message saying she could be taking a break from social media for a time period.
“As always, I will not be here,” she tweeted on the time. “It’s hard for me on regular, good days to remain the person expected to graciously accept the world’s need to share their memories of him and express their condolences for his loss.”
Whereas she insisted she was “constantly touched by all of your boundless continued love for him,” she’d typically really feel like she was seen “as a roadside memorial — a place, not a person — where people drive past and leave their sentiments to then go about their days comforted their love for him was witnessed.”
Zelda added, starkly and superbly, “After all, even roses by the truckload weigh a ton.” The video that includes Costas and his emotional and virtually eerily correct impersonation of the late comic can be found here or watched under.