Monty Brinton/CBSThe tragic death of comedy icon Robin Williams hit the Hollywood community hard, but top musicians also took to Twitter to mourn the funnyman, who was found dead of an apparent suicide in his home Monday afternoon. Two of those who shared their grief had just worked with Williams recently: Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson.
Both singers guest-starred on Williams’ CBS sitcom The Crazy Ones, which was recently canceled after one season. Kelly appeared as herself in the show’s pilot, while Josh appeared on the show twice, both times playing Danny Chase, a commercial jingle writer. “Stunned. Devastated,” tweeted Josh. “I treasure my time with him. Robin was and will always be an original and a brilliant kind soul.”
Kelly, meanwhile, tweeted, “Devastating finding out about @robinwilliams today. He was an amazing talent and incredibly sweet. So sad.”
Another American Idol alum, Chris Daughtry, tweeted, “A great talent lost. Very sad news. #robinwilliams was one of the most versatile comedians of our time.”
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