Billy Crystal honored Robin Williams in a heartfelt speech at the 2014 Emmy Awards on Aug. 25. Now, fans around the world have taken to Twitter to share their reactions to the touching tribute.
This year, the Emmy Awards dedicated much of their “In Memoriam” segment to Robin Williams. Robin’s longtime friend Billy Crystal led the emotional tribute. During a touching speech, Billy called Robin “the brightest star in the comedy galaxy.” Fans are speaking out about the televised memorial to Robin.
As fans and loved ones continue to mourn Robin’s tragic suicide on Aug. 11, his close friend Billy has been tapped to honor him at the 2014 Emmy Awards on Aug. 25. Plus, HollywoodLife.com can EXCLUSIVELY tell you whether Robin’s family is planning to attend the show.
Robin Williams, 63, touched so many lives during his time here on Earth, and his friends, family, fans and co-stars have all paid tribute to him through statements, pictures, tweets and more in the days following his untimely passing. Now his longtime friend and Father’s Day co-star Billy Crystal, 66, will take the stage to remember the beloved star at the 2014 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Aug. 25. Will Robin’s family, including wife Susan Schneider, daughter Zelda Williams and sons Zak and Cody Williams, be on hand to witness the tribute? Here’s what we know.
Jay was sent off in style, thanks to a few jokes from Billy Crystal, a performance by Garth Brooks — and a surprise visit from Kim Kardashian!
Ladies and gentlemen, the chin has left the building. Late-night legend Jay Leno hosted his final episode of The Tonight Show on Feb. 6, vacating a position he’s held — on and off — since May 1992. It was a bittersweet hour, full of jokes and reflections, as Jay looked back on his incredible career.
Oscars host Billy made a hilarious Brangelina joke — Guess why he thinks the couple want to leave the show early!
During a skit at the Academy Awards, Billy Crystal revealed what the stars were really thinking during the ceremony. According to him, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had only one thing on their mind — leaving to see their six kids, Maddox, 10, Pax, 8, Zahara, 7, Shiloh, 5, and Knox and Vivienne, 3! “How long is this show going to take?” Billy asked as if he were Brad. “I’ve got six parent teacher conferences in the morning!”
Let’s be honest — Anne Hathaway and James Franco were an epic fail as hosts! Billy Crystal will rock as the 2012 host!
Just the way Billy Crystal announced that he had accepted the gig as Oscar host proves that he will bring glory back to the Oscar hosting gig.
The eight-time Academy Awards host has swooped in to save the day — are you as thrilled as we are?
Billy received a standing ovation at last year’s Oscars in the middle of Anne Hathaway and James Franco’s lackluster performance — Now he says he’s “itchy” to host again!
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