Robin Williams’ daughter asks fans to stop sending her an impression of her late dad

Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda asked fans to ‘please stop’ forwarding links to actor Jamie Costa’s new viral video of him impersonating her late father. 

While the 32-year-old called the South Carolina–based comedian ‘super talented’ in a new tweet, she pleaded with followers to stop ‘spamming’ her with the impression of her dad ‘on one of his saddest days.’ 

‘Guys, I’m only saying this because I don’t think it’ll stop until I acknowledge it… please, stop sending me the ‘test footage,’ she requested on Tuesday.

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Painful: Robin Williams’ daughter Zelda asked fans to  stop sending links to actor Jamie Costa’s new viral video of him impersonating her late father; seen in 2019

Zelda made sure to clarify that she has nothing against Costa, but found it ‘weird’ that people keep tagging her to watch footage she finds painful.  

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The actress’ tweet received more than 18,200 likes and supportive comments, which praised her for handling the situation with grace. 

August 11 marked the seventh anniversary of Robin’s shocking death by suicide, at the age of 63, after suffering from Lewy Body Dementia.  

Tragic: August 11 marked the seventh anniversary of Robin’s shocking death by suicide, at the age of 63, after suffering from Lewy Body Dementia (pictured in 2006)

While the 32-year-old called the South Carolina–based comedian ‘super talented’ in a new tweet, she pleaded with followers to stop ‘spamming’ her with the the impression of her dad ‘on one of his saddest days’ 

In Costa’s five-minute video, he portrays the Mrs. Doubtfire star on the set of Mork and Mindy learning that his friend John Belushi overdosed hours after partying together in 1982. 

Zelda has been open up about struggling to grieve her dad alongside the world. 

Last year, she wrote: ‘It’s hard for me on regular, good days to remain the person expected to graciously accept the world’s need to share their memories of him and express their condolences for his loss.’ 

Grieving: Last year, she wrote: ‘It’s hard for me on regular, good day to remain the person expected to graciously accept the world’s need to share their memories of him and express their condolences for his loss’ (pictured in 2005)

‘As I’ve said in the past, while I am constantly touched by all your boundless continued love for him, some days it can feel a bit like being seen as a roadside memorial — a place, not a person — where people drive past and leave their sentiments to then go about their days comforted their love for him was witnessed,’ she continued. 

‘But sometimes,’ Zelda added, ‘that leaves me emotionally buried under a pile of others’ memories instead of my own. After all, even roses by the truckload still weigh a ton.’ 

Speaking of the anniversary of her dad’s dead, she concluded: ‘Tomorrow, it is simply too much.’ 

Too much: She previously wrote that all the messages and posts were overwhelming and left her ’emotionally buried under a pile of other’s [sic] memories instead of my own’

Sweet: In 2020, she shared a sweet throwback of her and Robin going paintballing. ‘Miss you daily poppo. Especially this goofy smile and the big ole laugh that went with it’