Robin Williams’ daughter begs fans to stop ‘spamming’ her with viral impersonation video of her late father

Zelda and Robin Williams
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Zelda Williams would like everyone to stop sending her the viral video of an actor impersonating her late father, Robin Williams.

Earlier this week, a clip of actor Jamie Costa’s spot-on impression of the “Good Will Hunting” star lit up the internet for the uncanny impersonation in a video entitled “ROBIN Test Footage Scene.”

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The 5-minute clip shows Costa decked out as Robin in a trailer during the filming of an episode of “Mork & Mindy” in 1982. As he perfectly captures the iconic comedian’s voice and mannerisms, his TV co-star Pam Dawber, played by Sarah Murphree, informs Robin of the death of his good friend John Belushi.

Zelda, 32, is now asking fans to please stop “spamming” her with the impression footage.

"Guys, I'm only saying this because I don't think it'll stop until I acknowledge it… please, stop sending me the 'test footage,'" Zelda tweeted. "I've seen it. Jamie is SUPER talented, this isn't against him, but y'all spamming me an impression of my late Dad on one of his saddest days is weird."

In real life, Robin was with Belushi hours before he died of an accidental overdose at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on March 5, 1982.

Zelda was 25 when her father died by suicide in 2014 at the age of 63. After his death, it was revealed that the Oscar-winning actor had been battling a degenerative condition, Lewy body dementia (LBD).

In January, Robin’s widow Susan Schneider Williams spoke about her husband's sudden death, saying there are many “misunderstandings” around his passing.

“My husband had unknowingly been battling a deadly disease,” Schneider Williams explained. “Nearly every region of his brain was under attack. He experienced himself disintegrating.”

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