Robin Williams Dies: Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato Among Stars To Pay Tribute

12 August 2014, 09:56

Robin Williams

Stars including Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna have all issued emotional tributes to the Jumanji star.

Tributes have been pouring in from across the entertainment world for actor Robin Williams, who died yesterday (11th August) at the age of 63.

The world was left in shock this week after it was announced that the Hollywood star, best known for roles in films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Good Morning Vietnam, had passed away.

"I can't take the Robin Williams news. I've never cried over someone I've never met but I can't stop," Miley Cyrus posted on Twitter after being devastated by the news.

"Really sad about the passing of Robin Williams. A comedy LEGEND who filled SO many hearts with warmth and laughter," singer Demi Lovato tweeted. "Looking back at how much Robin Williams was a part of my childhood.. My heart is so sad.. my prayers are with his family and friends."

One Direction star Harry Styles was similarly saddened by the news, posting:  "One of my all time favourites. Movies I grew up watching over and over again. A genius that will be so missed. R.I.P. Robin Williams."

"Heartbreaking news about the late Robin Williams. May his soul now be at peace!" Rihanna's condolence tweet reads.

Robin Williams is survived by his wife Susan Schneider and his children Zachary, Selda and Cody.

Among his film credits are favourites like Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Hook, Aladdin,  Mrs. Doubtfire, Jumanji and Good Will Hunting.

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