In what may yet be one of the most self-evident sentences written in magazine history, Variety magazine wrote in the hours following Robin Williams' death that his apparent suicide "casts an obvious shadow of doubt on the potential 'Mrs. Doubtfire' sequel."
Williams, 63, was found dead at his home in California. A statement released by the Marin County Sheriff's Office said the Coroner Division "suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made."
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LA Entertainment magazine Variety greeted the news with the story: ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel In Doubt After Robin Williams’ Death".
"Sources say that though no decision has been made on the future of the project, written by David Berenbaum," the report read.
Several people on Twitter took the magazine to task for the story in the hours following the actor and comedian's death.
@Variety Couldn't even wait 24 hrs? Get a grip.
— Molly Franken (@MTF) August 12, 2014
@Variety wtf is wrong with you.
— Jaη ·•● (@Janologies) August 12, 2014
@Variety The man just died...
— Chuck (@HipsterChuck) August 12, 2014
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