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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Robin Williams

Photo: ABC News

Photo: ABC News

1. Robin Williams attended The Juilliard School like other famous alumni such as, Kevin Spacey, Kelly McGillis, Kelsey Grammer, and Val Kilmer.

2. Robin Williams won his audition for Mork and Mindy by standing on his head when asked to sit down.

3. Williams stepped out of character in a tense, low-key thriller movie called One Hour Photo. It was creepy. Check it out.

4. Williams, along with Billy Crystal, appeared in a cameo together at the beginning of an episode of the third season of Friends.

5. While studying at Juilliard, Williams befriended Christopher Reeve. They had several classes together in which they were the only students, and they remained good friends for the rest of Reeve’s life. Williams visited Reeve after the horse riding accident that rendered him a quadriplegic, and cheered him up by pretending to be an eccentric Russian doctor (similar to his role in Nine Months). Williams claimed that he was there to perform a colonoscopy. Reeve stated that he laughed for the first time since the accident and knew that life was going to be okay.

6. Williams was a member of the Episcopal Church. He described his denomination in a comedy routine as “Catholic Lite—same rituals, half the guilt.”

7. Williams was an avid enthusiast of video games, even naming two of his children after game characters.

8. The majority of the dialogue in the Disney film “Aladdin” was ad-libbed by Robin Williams.

9. “Doctor Who” and “Star Trek” are listed as two of Robin Williams’ favorite television shows.

10. Denzel Washington was preferred over Robin Williams in the lead role of Joe Miller in “Philadelphia”.

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BREAKING NEWS: Robin Williams Commits Suicide

Robin Williams Commits Suicide

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The comedian killed himself in Tiburon, in Northern California.   His people tell us he’s been recently battling severe depression.  Authorities found William’s body inside his home.  They say he was found unresponsive, and the coroner suspects suicide due to asphyxia. 

This past June, Robin Williams was spotted at a local Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minnesota. The actor was visiting the nearby Hazelden treatment center in Center City, Minn., according to his publicist, to “fine-tune and focus on his continued commitment” to sobriety.

We lost a great entertainer today. 

The Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minn., posted a Facebook photo Sunday, June 29, 2014, of actor Robin Williams posing with an employee. Williams was visiting the nearby Hazelden treatment center in Center City, Minn., according to his publicist.

The Dairy Queen in Lindstrom, Minn., posted a Facebook photo Sunday, June 29, 2014, of actor Robin Williams posing with an employee. Williams was visiting the nearby Hazelden treatment center in Center City, Minn., according to his publicist.

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Miley Cyrus on ‘Being a Nigga’

In case you were wondering…

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Why was Johnny Manziel rolling a dollar bill in a Vegas bathroom?

The Browns have no comment. Manziel’s agent has not yet responded to a request for a response from NBC.

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MÖTLEY CRÜE GETS COUNTRY TREATMENT

 

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Justin Moore and Vince Neil perform at the ACM Party for a Cause. PHOTO: Rick Diamond/Getty Images

The country tribute album “Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute To Mötley Crüe” will be released on August 19 via Big Machine Records, Mötley Records and Eleven Seven Music. The project will feature fresh takes on 15 of MÖTLEY CRÜE‘s biggest hits covered by some of country music’s biggest names, including FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, Justin Moore, BIG & RICH, LeAnn Rimes, Gretchen Wilson, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts and more.

“Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute To Mötley Crüe” track listing:

01. RASCAL FLATTS – “Kickstart My Heart”
02. FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE – “If I Die Tomorrow”
03. LEANN RIMES – “Smokin’ In The Boys Room”
04. JUSTIN MOORE – “Home Sweet Home”
05. CASSADDE POPE WITH ROBIN ZANDER – “The Animal In Me”
06. AARON LEWIS – “Afraid”
07. BIG & RICH – “SOS”
08. SAM PALLADIO AND CLARE BOWEN – “Without You”
09. ELI YOUNG BAND – “Don’t Go Away Mad”
10. LAUREN JENKINS – “Looks That Kill”
11. THE CADILLAC THREE – “Live Wire”
12. THE MAVERICKS – “Dr. Feelgood”
13. BRANTLEY GILBERT – “Girls, Girls, Girls”
14. GRETCHEN WILSON – “Wild Side”
15. DARIUS RUCKER – “Time For Change”

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You’ll never believe what Brad Paisley did with a fan’s GoPro camera

During a recent concert with Charlie Worsham, and Randy Houser, musician Brad Paisley takes the GoPro camera from a member of the audience in the front row uses it to play a slide guitar solo with it while recording.

Prince at the French Open

Dude watched Rafael Nadal at the French Open while holding a scepter. A scepter. Fuck it. Still cool. via

PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIKPATRICK

PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIKPATRICK

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50 Cent’s awkward first pitch

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Congratulations to Carly Rae Jepsen, the Cincinnati mayor and countless others, as there might just be a new contender for the worst opening pitch.

Rapper 50 Cent threw out the first pitch on Tuesday before the New York Mets took on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field, but it wasn’t pretty.

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Maya Angelou Dies

Maya Angelou dies

TMZ is reporting that Maya Angelou — one of America’s most famous poets — died last night in a Winston-Salem, North Carolina hospital while recovering from a mystery sickness.

The 86 year-old Angelou was recovering from an “unexpected ailment” that sent her to the hospital. She died with family by her side.

According to her agent, Helen Brann, she’d been very frail and had heart problems.

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