Just when we thought the waters of this story calmed themselves, new information has surfaced in the untimely death of Robin Williams.
A source close to the family has revealed the comedian's suicide was reportedly triggered by a disease called Lewy Body Dementia — which is caused by irregular protein deposits in the brain that can hinder normal function.
The Dementia, which can closely resemble Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, may cause the affected to see hallucinations of people, animals or objects…
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So this report would make a lot of sense, especially since Robin's wife told police Mr. Williams was complaining about how his meds were making him feel right before his death.
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Michael J. Fox is the latest celebrity to mourn over Robin Williams' suicide.
Not only were Michael and Robin friends, but the pair shared a commonality that Michael didn't even know about until it was too late.
That bond, as we reported yesterday, was that both actors were suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
Michael, who has been dealing with PD since the early 1990s, took to Twitter to address finding out about Robin's previously-unpublicized diagnosis, saying:
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The love for Robin Williams just keeps pouring out.
Whether he was playing an animated character, doing stand up or just being himself there's no doubt that this beloved comedian touched the lives of everyone around him.
Josh Gad is just the latest person to write a tribute to the late actor.
In his USA Today memorandum, he recalls the moment he saw Robin as Genie in Aladdin and realized at that very moment, he knew he wanted to do with his life.
From one beloved Disney character to another, Josh writes:
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Someone is doing damage control!
Shepard Smith has issued an apology today for calling Robin Williams a coward yesterday after finding out the actor committed suicide.
The FOX News anchor was covering the story less than eight hours after reports of the death surfaced, when he started to talk about how Robin's children must be feeling.
Shepard originally reported:
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Everyone remembers Robin Williams as an exceptional comedian.
But he was also a critically acclaimed actor, having won an Oscar back in 1997 for his supporting role in Good Will Hunting.
Well, now Robin's fellow Oscar-winning co-stars are expressing their grief over his untimely death.
Forest Whitaker, who starred with Robin in 1987's Good Morning, Vietnam, took to Twitter to voice his sadness, saying:
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