Comedy Central released the following statement:
“Robin Williams was a true force of nature whose remarkable body of work touched untold millions. He was sincere and generous and one of the most brilliant comedic minds ever to grace the planet. Very few achieve his exalted status. Our hearts go out to his family and friends, and to the entire comedy community for losing one of our own.”
ABC News will celebrate the life of Robin Williams with a special edition of “20/20” Tuesday August 12 at 10 PM ET on ABC. Other tributes to Robin Williams are sure to follow in the near future.