Robin Williams’ wife reveals he had early Parkinson’s

Robin Williams was battling the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, according to his wife, Susan Schneider. “Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly,” said Schneider in a statement. “It is our hope in the way of Robin’s tragic passing, that others will find the strength to seek the care and support they need to treat whatever battles they are facing so they may feel less afraid.” Williams was found dead at age 63 on Monday from an apparent suicide.

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