Todd Bridges Apologizes For Calling Robin Williams' Suicide "Very Selfish"

Todd Bridges Apologizes For Calling Robin Williams’ Suicide “Very Selfish”

Win A $75 Giftcard To Footlocker

(AllHipHop News) Twitter pride strikes again. Minutes after news broke that Robin Williams had committed suicide, Todd Bridges described it as a “very selfish act.”

Monday (August 11th), Robin Williams was announced to have committed suicide  in his home in California. In a consecutive tweets on his personal Twitter account, the former Diff’rent Strokes actor remarked that the suicide was a very selfish act:



Bridges soon faced criticism over his comments and quickly apologized for the timing of his statements. In his explanation for his comments, Bridges revealed that a friend of his committed suicide seven months before Williams. In an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon, Bridges stated that

What I meant by saying it’s a selfish act was to say that he wasn’t thinking of us. I know that we all have demons and we have things that we chase and things that we have to deal with. But, we’re the ones really suffering around this now. I’m driving in my car sometimes and I just start crying.

Check out the full interview between Todd Bridges and Don Lemon here.