Robin Williams' Wife Reveals the Real Root of What Led to His Suicide

The tragic death of Robin Williams haunted us all. Suicide is one of the most unsettling situations when it comes to someone passing away, and so many questions are left up in the air. But in the past year, the actor's family have remained relatively silent on the matter. This could be due to the fact that there was a dispute between his children and his widow over his estate. That has since been settled, however, and now more news is pouring out. On Tuesday, an interview between Susan Williams, the actor's widow, and "Good Morning America" aired, revealing details regarding Robin's death. For starters, Susan revealed that, while her husband was indeed dealing with depression, his suicide was the result of major health concerns. Four months prior to his death, he was diagnosed with the early stages of Parkinson's disease. But he was also suffering from something else, and Susan says it was causing them to live a nightmare. “Did it ever cross your mind that he could be suicidal?” Susan Williams was asked by Robach. “No,” she answered. “It was what was going on inside of his brain, the chemical warfare that no one knew about.” robin williams “Most people think your husband killed himself because he was depressed,” said Robach. “No, Lewy body dementia killed Robin,” Susan retorted. “It’s what took his life. And that’s what I’ve spent the last year trying to get to the bottom of: what took my husband’s life.” The pain the 63-year-old actor was suffering was unmanageable. “He was keeping it together as best as he could, but the last month, he could not,” Susan said. “It was like the dam broke.” Susan said she and her husband were sleeping in separate bedrooms in order to alleviate his insomnia. Before she went to bed one night, she walked into Robin's room to say goodnight. He came back into her room later, iPad in hand, saying goodnight to her one more time. Things seemed fine. [bctt tweet="Robin Williams' Wife Reveals the Real Root of What Led to His Suicide"] But they obviously weren't, since the next morning, on August 11, Susan asked her husband's assistant, Rebecca, to notify her when Robin woke up, but when Rebecca informed her much later that he still wasn't up, Susan requested that she wake him. That is when Rebecca found Robin hanging with a belt around him in his bedroom. “That 20-minute car ride [home], I just screamed the whole way,” Susan said. “Did you get to see him?” Robach asked her. “Yes,” she replied. “I got to tell him: ‘I forgive you with all my heart. You’re the bravest man I’ve ever known.'” What are your thoughts on Susan opening up in an interview, recounting everything that happened for the world to know? Source: Washington Post Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_116130" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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