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Robin Williams’ widow shares details of his battle with dementia: ‘It was not depression that killed Robin’

Robin Williams’ widow Susan recently gave an in-depth, painfully honest interview about her late husband, one in which she addressed the ongoing “Robin Williams dementia” rumors. According to Susan, Williams was suffering from a myriad of ailments, many of them mental, and that neither dementia nor depression were the sole reasons that her husband took his own life.

Actor Nicholas Brendon’s dramatic Dr. Phil appearance

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44-year-old actor Nicholas Brendon, best known for his role as Xander Harris on the hit late nineties/early 2000s show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has been struggling in recent years with depression and alcoholism. His troubles have led to multiple arrests, and a “dual diagnosis,” which is when mental illness and addiction issues are present in an individual at the same time. He decided to open up about his journey with Dr. Phil, but ended up storming off within minutes of coming on stage.