Heartbreaking: Celebrities React to News of Robin Williams' Death

Rest in Peace, Robin Williams.

On August 11th, the world lost a true legend: a man who could make us laugh and cry and, occasionally, cry from laughing. From Mrs. Doubtfire to Dead Poets Society to Aladdin, the Oscar winner’s incredible body of work will long be remembered and cherished — watched and re-watched for years to come.

The boisterous comedian and talented actor gave us countless moments of joy and laughter, and he touched the lives of millions of people, including countless Latino actors, comedians, and stars.  See how our community paid tribute to the incredible Robin Williams: 

1. Selenis Leyva

"#RIP #RobinWilliams this is a terrible loss! Depression is very real and very painful. #heavyheart," Selenis Leyva wrote on Twitter

2. Zoe Saldana

"No words can express the sadness I feel for this tragic loss," Zoe Saldana wrote on Twitter. "My prayers are with the Williams family. RIP Robin Williams."

3. George Lopez

Fellow comedian George Lopez took to Twitter to say adios. "Robin Williams ~ Vaya Con Dios my friend, I love you," he wrote.

4. Diane Guerrero

Orange Is The New Black star Diane Guerrero posted a screenshot from one of Williams' most iconic films, Mrs. Doubtfire. "One of my favorite scenes!" she wrote. "Your films meant everything to me growing up. They will continue to mean a lot. #RIP Robin Williams."

5. Melissa Fumero

Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Melissa Fumero took to Twitter to honor the king of comedy. "Oh my god Robin Williams. Literally crying right now. The world just lost an icon. #RIPRobinWilliams," she wrote.

6. Dash Polanco

Orange Is The New Black's Dash Polanco posted a tribute to Robin Williams on her Instagram. "My deepest condolences to his family," she wrote.

7. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez took to Twitter to share her remorse over his passing. "Sad, sad, day… My condolences to Robin's family. He brought light to every room he entered & was a true comedic genius. #RIPRW," she wrote.

8. Gina Rodriguez

"Unbelievable," Jane The Virgin Gina Rodriguez actress posted on Twitter. "Gift of laughter was what he gave the most. You will be missed #RobinWilliamsRIP."

9. Mario Lopez

Extra host Mario Lopez posted a snapshot with the late actor. "Had the pleasure of interviewing Robin Williams recently and was absolutely the nicest & funniest guy. So cool & humble… Very saddened by the news.. God Bless his family #RIP," he wrote.

10. Sofia Vergara

Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara posted a simple tribute to the late actor. She retweeted a picture with the actor and the caption "#RIPRobinWilliams."

11. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato shared a heartfelt message with fans: "Looking back at how Robin Williams was a part of my childhood.. My heart is so sad.. My prayers are with his friends and family.."

12. Jackie Cruz

Orange Is The New Black actress Jackie Cruz posted this picture of Williams with a quote from the man himself: "'I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people [that] make you feel all alone,'" she wrote. 

13. Monica Raymund

Fellow Juilliard alum Monica Raymund shared her condolences: "A legend has passed," she wrote. "He is with angels. RIP Robin Williams We Love You #JuilliardFamily."

14. Ricky Martin

"#RIPRobinWilliams shocked and saddened #comedygenius," Ricky Martin wrote on Twitter.

15. John Leguizamo

Comedian and actor John Leguizamo wrote, "#robinWilliams the [king] of comedy R.I.P miss u!"

16. Adriana Lima

"Rest in peace my dear Robin Williams," Adriana Lima posted on Instagram, alongside a picture of her with the comedian. 

17. Louis C.K.

"Goodbye pal," fellow comedian Louis C.K. wrote on Twitter. "Thanks for everything." Robin Williams guest starred on a 2012 episode of Louie about — ironically — a funeral.