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Wednesday
May082013

Robin Williams vs. Kim Kardashian: Who Wore It Best

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Image(NEW YORK) -- Robin Williams is the latest to weigh in on Kim Kardashian‘s all-floral ensemble for Monday’s Met Ball — claiming he looked better as a cross-dressing nanny in Mrs. Doubtfire.

“I think I wore it better!” the comedian wrote on Twitter, posting a photo of himself wearing a similar look for the 1993 hit film alongside a picture of Kardashian in her all-floral Givenchy design.

His jab comes a couple days after Kardashian received mixed reviews for the floral gown slit high on the thigh, with matching gloves and heels.

The outfit’s designer, Riccardo Tisci, defended Kardashian’s look to WWD, saying, “I think she looked amazing. She was the most beautiful pregnant woman I dressed in my career.”

He said he chose the look for the reality star, who is expecting her first child with beau Kanye West — a friend of Tisci — because “when you celebrate something, you give people flowers.”

Taking full responsibility for the look, he said Kardashian told him, "'Ricky, I love what you’re doing so much, I am in your hands.'”

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Thursday
Mar222012

Robin Williams to Receive Comedy Icon Award

Dave Hogan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Emmy, Oscar and Grammy winner Robin Williams will soon have another trophy for his mantle.

He has been named the 2012 recipient of the The Comedy Awards' second Stand-Up Icon Award.  Tracy Morgan presented the inaugural award to Eddie Murphy last year.

The awards ceremony, to be taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, will air on Comedy Central on Sunday, May 6.

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Tuesday
Aug092011

Nicole Kidman, Robin Williams & More to Appear on 'Sesame Street'

STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Nicole Kidman, Seth Rogen, and Emma Stone are among the many celebrities who will drop by Sesame Street during the upcoming 42nd season of the PBS children's series.

TVGuide.com reports a total of nearly 40 stars have been lined up to make appearances on Sesame Street this year, including actors like Kidman, Rogen, Stone, Mila Kunis, Amy Adams, Robin Williams, late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel, Conan O'Brien, George Lopez and Craig Ferguson, musicians Elvis Costello, Bruno Mars and Jay Sean, and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

The new season of Sesame Street will also feature parodies of Glee and the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

PBS will begin airing the new episodes on Sept. 26.

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