#Robin Williams

The Lazy Genius of Late Night Subversive Craig Ferguson

Robert Simpson | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Robert Simpson

Even though the comedic element of the show was ingenious, a lot of the simple joy of watching Craig was down to his rakish Scottish charm and the school boy enthusiasm he displayed whenever a gorgeous actress found themselves sitting two feet away.

Caroline Frost

The Big Yin Had A Big Secret Of His Own

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

The first time Billy Connolly revealed his cancer to anyone outside his own family was to a young actress with the moment caught on camera. The co...

Stephen Reveals Cocaine Battle Details

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Fry has spoken out about his battle with cocaine addiction during an interview on BBC Breakfast, during which he also took the chance to remem...

What Robin Williams Taught Me

Adrian Millar | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adrian Millar

It's a month on since Robin Williams died, on August 11th, and I've been doing some thinking. I've been thinking about why we were so attracted to Robin Williams and why his passing had such a powerful affect on us.

Louise Ridley

One Death Every 40 Seconds From Suicide

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK

One person kills themselves every 40 seconds, according to the first global report on suicide prevention. Suicide kills more people than conflicts ...

Keeley Hawes Latest Star To Reveal Long Battle With Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Keeley Hawes is the latest star to reveal her long battle with depression. The actress, previously a model, says that she has been suffering with ...

Robin Williams's Daughter Is Back On Twitter With This Quote About Bullying

Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Robin Williams's daughter has returned to Twitter, three weeks after quitting the site after users sent her fake photos of her father's dead body. ...

Why Suicide Is a Men's Issue

Jimmy Ocean | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jimmy Ocean

Global rates of suicide are up 60% since World War II. By 2030, depression will outpace cancer, stroke, war and accidents as the world's leading cause of disability and death. Although twice as many women suffer from depression and many more attempt suicide, nearly four times as many men die from suicide every year. Why?

Fifi Geldof Reveals Depression Battle, And Why She's Never Told Dad Bob

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Fifi Geldof has given her first ever interview, revealing that she has battled depression since she was 11 years old, but has never told her father Bo...

A Year On: Reflections on 12 Months of Grieving for My Father

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anders Lorenzen

It's hard to imagine that a year has passed since my father passed away to cancer. It still feels like yesterday. I can still hear his voice and I can feel his warmth. But the reality is that it is now a whole full year since that fateful day.

The Sad Truth Behind Robin William's Suicide

Matt Clifton | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Clifton

It still saddens me to hear about the sad, sad loss of a much loved actor, Robin Williams. Robin contributed much effort and passion towards acting, M...

Depression Is an Illness, Not a Decision

Kadie Regan | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kadie Regan

Knowing how my own mother felt, one of the worst products of suffering from depression or addiction is dealing with the social stigma attached to it. Embarrassment, shame and humiliation are some of the shattering emotions our society has smeared on a very real problem. Who deemed it so, that a person suffering from depression should be less deserving of recognition and compassion?

Robin's Ashes Scattered In San Francisco Bay

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Robin Williams’ ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay the day after he was found dead, RadarOnline have revealed. The ‘Mrs Doubtfire’ st...

On Robin Williams

Ruby Wax | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

Why is it such an 'out of the blue' experience for everyone that Robin Williams killed himself? Is it because we think if someone's funny they must spend their lives, head thrown back, wheezing away? I know very few comedians who in their real lives have their heads thrown back, it's not funny being funny; it's a killer.

Why Do People Get Depression?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since Robin Williams' death, many people have highlighted the need for more open discussion and understanding around the subject of depression. Acc...

'Mrs Doubtfire' Star Pens Touching Tribute To Robin Williams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Mara Wilson, who played Robin Williams' youngest daughter in ‘Mrs Doubtfire’, has paid tribute to the star, who was found dead in his California h...

Postnatal Depression in Men? Trust Me It Happened to Me

Mark Williams | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Williams

When it comes to postnatal depression people automatically think its a women and that's the hardest part for men to really come forward for help. Its an illness that happens in the first 12 months after the birth, so maybe it should be called depression instead for men.

The Most Shocking Thing About Robin Williams' Death Is What It Exposed About Our Own Human Nature

Lliana Bird | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lliana Bird

His daughter had to leave social media after abuse from trolls, who may have even possibly sent her images of her father's autopsy (and then threatened to print it out to use as toilet paper). His wife has been subjected to whispers and speculation as to why she may not have spent the night in the same room as her husband...

Spark of Madness

Fiona Kennedy | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fiona Kennedy

Robin Williams' death is everywhere this week. It's been on my mind as to whether or not I would post something about it, as I have really mixed feelings about the general furore that follows the death of a celebrity, whether accidental or in this case, probably not so much.

Kiss Bassist Gene Simmons Tells Depression Sufferers 'F**k You, Then Kill Yourself'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has been criticised for insensitive comments he made about depression and suicidal thoughts. During an interview with So...

Depression-The Invisible Illness

Sharon Bull | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sharon Bull

It's difficult to explain an illness that can't be physically seen and one that initially swooped down on me and then held me prisoner without any notice period or early warning call.

Fifi Geldof Opens Up About Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Fifi Geldof has bravely opened up about her battle with depression, claiming that in the months since the death of her sister Peaches, the condition h...

Robin Williams Was Suffering From Parkinson's Disease

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

The late comedian Robin Williams was suffering from Parkinson's Disease when he took his own life on Monday. His wife, Susan Schneider, made the revel...

Press Coverage of Robin Williams' Suicide Shows Editors Won't Learn

Professor Brian Cathcart | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK
Professor Brian Cathcart

The coverage of Robin Williams's death in UK national newspapers reveals not only that some editors treat their own industry Code of Practice with contempt - there is nothing new about that - but also that they seem unable to learn responsible practice no matter how often they are told and no matter what is at stake. No British editor can claim to be unaware that human lives are at risk here. Again and again in the past decade they have been told by leading charities and campaigns in this field, including the Samaritans and MIND, that suicides can prompt copycat events and that the suicide of a celebrity is especially likely to do this.

Psychologists Find Your Sense of Humour Predicts Depression

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Dr Raj Persaud

Victoria Ando, from St Hugh's College, University of Oxford has recently published a study entitled 'Psychotic traits in comedians', which uncovers a ...