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Robin Williams Was in the Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease

By Dustin Rowles | Trade News | August 14, 2014 | Comments ()

By Dustin Rowles | Trade News | August 14, 2014 |


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Does it explain it? Does it make his decision make more sense? Or was it just another in a series of problems that led Williams to take his own life.

I don’t know. But according to a statement from Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider, Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease.

Here’s her statement, in full:

“Robin spent so much of his life helping others. Whether he was entertaining millions on stage, film or television, our troops on the frontlines, or comforting a sick child — Robin wanted us to laugh and to feel less afraid. Since his passing, all of us who loved Robin have found some solace in the tremendous outpouring of affection and admiration for him from the millions of people whose lives he touched. His greatest legacy, besides his three children, is the joy and happiness he offered to others, particularly to those fighting personal battles. Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly. It is our hope in the wake of Robin’s tragic passing, that others will find the strength to seek the care and support they need to treat whatever battles they are facing so they may feel less afraid.”

That’s just sad news on top of sad news.


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