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Country stars mourn the late comedian Robin Williams

Actor Robin Williams attends the Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Happy Feet Two' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 13, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Photo: Image by Getty Images

Country stars mourn the late comedian Robin Williams

By Phyllis Stark. CREATED Aug 12, 2014

Like the rest of America, country stars are mourning after Monday’s death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. Many, like the dozen artists below, took to social media to express their sadness.

Williams, 63, hung himself with a belt in his California home during a battle with what has been characterized as severe depression. Country star David Nail, who has been open in recent months about his own struggles with depression, said Williams’ death “brings back a lot of really bad memories.”
 
Read on to see what Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Reba McEntire, Sheryl Crow and more have to say about Williams.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Phyllis Stark

Phyllis Stark

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Phyllis Stark is the Digital Executive Producer - National Content for Journal Broadcast Group.