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Kathy Bates Wanted to Dedicate Her 2014 Emmy to Robin Williams: ‘He Was So Kind to Me’
Kathy Bates Wanted to Dedicate Her 2014 Emmy to Robin Williams: ‘He Was So Kind to Me’
The 2014 Emmys, which aired last night (Aug. 25), struck a somber note with Billy Crystal's touching speech that honored his good friend Robin Williams. As it turns out, Crystal wasn't the only star who wanted to pay tribute to Williams. Emmy-winner Kathy Bates admitted she wanted to dedicate her award to the late star.
2014 Emmys: Watch Billy Crystal’s Touching Tribute to the Late Robin Williams
2014 Emmys: Watch Billy Crystal’s Touching Tribute to the Late Robin Williams
Amid all the celebrations and laughter during Sunday night's 2014 Emmy Awards, there was one larger-than-life presence that was sorely missed: the late, great Robin Williams. And following the annual In Memoriam segment to honor the famous faces we've lost over the last year, Billy Crystal took the stage to honor his longtime friend and fellow comedian in a moving and heartfelt tribute.
2014 Emmy Awards: Robin Williams to Be Honored by Billy Crystal
2014 Emmy Awards: Robin Williams to Be Honored by Billy Crystal
Apart from all the good spirits of the evening, every Emmys inevitably becomes a somber occasion in honoring those we've lost over the course of the year. Now, with Robin Williams' tragic suicide still weighing on the world at large, the 2014 Emmy Awards have announced that Billy Crystal will step up to honor his fallen friend in the memoriam segment of the evening.
Remembering Robin Williams: The Actor We All Felt We Knew
Remembering Robin Williams: The Actor We All Felt We Knew
“Can you believe Popeye is played by the guy who plays Mork?” These words from my mother blew my seven-year-old mind. That's my intro to a piece I don’t know how to write and, honestly, probably shouldn’t be writing so soon after learning about Robin Williams’ death. I only had one encounter with Williams professionally – an interview promoting ‘Happy Feet 2,’ of all things – yet there are tears coming down my face as I type this for what is essentially a stranger. Even though he’s not a stranger. Everyone knew him. This is everyone’s loss.

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