The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star paid tribute to Robin Williams, who was found dead at his home on Aug. 11, on Instagram. From ‘Jumanji’ to ‘Aladdin,’ and ‘Hook’ to ‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’ the late actor was a staple of many people’s childhoods — Khloe’s tribute is a reflection of that.
Following Robin Williams‘ tragic death on Aug. 11, Khloe Kardashian, 30, posted a photo of the genie from Disney’s Aladdin, the character to which Robin lent his voice in 1992, on Instagram. The comedic legend, who died from an apparent suicide at age 63, certainly left a lasting impression on many people, including the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star.
Robin Williams Dies: Khloe Kardashian Pays Tribute
The picture (seen above), which was posted by Khloe on Aug. 11, was captioned “Genie, you’re free!”
Khloe’s older sister, Kim Kardashian, also re-posted the tribute and added her own personal thoughts. She said, “I laughed my whole childhood because of you… Thank you RIP” (We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.)
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Many more Twitter and Instagram tributes have poured in for the actor since the news of his death was announced. Robin’s former Crazy Ones co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar even released a statement, in which she called her TV dad the “father” she never had, but always wanted.
Furthermore, the late actor will be celebrated during the Primetime Emmys on Aug. 25. During the live telecast, there will be a special tribute, a source close to the situation has revealed to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
“Robin Williams will be honored on the show and we will all hear from people for the first time about his death during the telecast,” our HollywoodLife.com source reveals. “It is going to be a very big tribute.”
Robin Williams Died: Report Suggests Suicide
Robin’s body was found in his Northern California home on August 11 — he reportedly died from from an apparent suicide.
Robin’s only daughter, Zelda Williams, 25, is totally devastated and inconsolable, according to a HollywoodLife.com source. After hearing the tragic news, Zelda tweeted a message of love to her late father.
Our thoughts go out to Robin’s family and friends during this difficult time.
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing suicidal ideation, please call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255; operators are available 24/7.
— Chris Rogers