Not everyone seems to be proud of comic Jamie Costa’s impersonation of the late nice Robin Williams — particularly not his daughter Zelda Williams.
Costa posted a skit on Tuesday, titled “ROBIN Take a look at Footage Scene,” the place he impersonated Williams throughout his 1982 “Mork & Mindy” days.
Zelda, 32, expressed her irritation with the five-minute clip, saying she’s sick of individuals sending her movies of individuals performing like her father.
“Guys, I’m solely saying this as a result of I don’t assume it’ll cease till I acknowledge it… please, cease sending me the ‘check footage’. I’ve seen it,” she tweeted on Tuesday. “Jamie is SUPER proficient, this isn’t in opposition to him, however y’all spamming me an impression of my late Dad on one among his saddest days is bizarre.”
Williams died by suicide in August 2014 on the age of 63 after battling Lewy physique dementia.
One of many “saddest days” of the Oscar-winning actor in query was seen in Costa’s skit. The video confirmed Williams on the set of “Mork and Mindy” in 1982 whereas his sitcom costar Pam Dawber (performed by Sarah Murphree), tells him his good friend John Belushi died.
Belushi handed away in March of that yr from a drug overdose on the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles. The “Saturday Evening Stay” comic was 33 on the time of his demise.
Zelda swore off social media final yr for the sixth anniversary of her father’s demise. “As all the time, I can’t be right here,” she tweeted on the time. “It’s onerous for me on common, good days to stay the particular person anticipated to graciously settle for the world’s must share their reminiscences of him and categorical their condolences for his loss.
“As I’ve stated up to now, whereas I’m always touched by your whole boundless continued love for him,” she continued, “some days it could actually really feel a bit like being seen as a roadside memorial—a spot, not an individual—the place folks drive previous and go away their sentiments to then go about their days comforted their love for him was witnessed.”
The actions go away Zelda feeling “emotionally buried beneath a pile of different’s reminiscences as a substitute of my very own.”
She added, “In spite of everything, even roses by the truckload weigh a ton.”