Pink Said Robin Williams Improvised 15-Minute Stand-Up Routine to Distract Her from Losing Award

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Robin Williams will forever be known as one of the funniest and kindest actors of all time.

Since his death by suicide in 2014, tributes from all over the world have continuously flooded in for the late actor and more and more people have spoken out about his kind and good-natured personality.

American singer Pink has recently spoken out about the time, back in 2003, when she lost a Grammy Award and Robin Williams kindly stepped in to cheer her up in his own amazing and unique way.

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Born in Chicago in 1951, Williams began performing stand-up comedy in the mid-1970s.

He rose to fame after he played the alien Mork in Mork & Mindy, and it was from this role that Williams established a career in both stand-up comedy and acting.

He also created a wide variety of character voices throughout his career, which eventually hailed him as one of the funniest actors of all time.

These include Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), Dead Poets Society (1989), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Jumanji (1995), and Good Will Hunting (1997).

But he also had his own demons that he battled with throughout his life.

He checked into rehab before the birth of his first child, Zak, but sadly relapsed in 2003.

A mere few months before his death, Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder that impairs motor functioning. Doctors assured him that they had drugs that could control the tremors and that he likely would have another “10 good years.”

Williams went on a downward spiral of depression and anxiety and his dwindling career as an actor alongside his divorce was also affecting his overall wellbeing.

Williams was found hanged in the spare bedroom of his California home by his assistant and was pronounced dead at the scene.

But there was one question that many were asking… he didn’t seem depressed?

It goes to show how a smile can hide an awful lot.

Williams proved that fame, money, success, and family are not things that can buy true happiness, and it shows the mysterious and cruel ways in which mental health works.

He never allowed his demons to stop him from being a kind and generous person.

Pink, whose real name is Alecia Beth Moore, is an American singer known best for hits such as “So What” and “Get the Party Started.”

The forty-year-old made her debut back in 2000 when she released her R&B influenced studio album Can’t Take Me Home. She has been to her fair share of award ceremonies.

She was up for the Best Pop Vocal Album Award for Missundaztood and the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Award for “Get the Party Started”, but sadly, she didn’t win any of the awards that year.

Speaking to Billboard, she said: “I was with Carey [her husband], and I was holding on to his arm so f****** tight because I wanted it so bad.” She admitted to “breaking down” when the winners were announced.

“He made fun of everybody that walked by,” Pink reminisced from that evening.

“He was so compassionate and lovely to me that it ended up being one of my favorite moments of my career,” she went on to say about the actor.

“I was so glad I f****** lost. My Grammy would be sitting down at my guesthouse collecting dust, but I have the memory of Robin Williams being an amazing person.”

The tragic loss of this beautiful person is a reminder of the severity of mental health and how, no matter how happy a person may seem, they may not be okay at all.