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    Robin Williams' Daughter Wants People To Stop Sending Her Clips Of That Celebrity Impressionist Reenacting One Of Her Dad's "Saddest Days"

    "I'm only saying this because I don't think it'll stop until I acknowledge it."

    Robin Williams' daughter, Zelda Williams, was one of millions who saw Jamie Costa's new video impersonating her late father, which went viral online this week.

    Zelda attends a red carpet event in a sequined sleeveless top

    Jamie, a South Carolina–based actor, filmmaker, and comedian, first rose to prominence on Vine several years ago. Viewers were particularly captivated by his celebrity impressions, especially those of Robin, which many people thought were spot-on.

    Jamie as Robin looking into his dressing room mirror

    Unlike internet users, who've now watched Jamie's video close to 3.4 million times on YouTube and re-shared it on other platforms, Zelda didn't seek out the impression, nor does she want to see it over and over again.

    Zelda sitting on a couch

    In a tweet posted on Tuesday, she asked followers to stop sending her clips of Jamie's "Test Footage," and she explained that receiving constant reminders of an impression that shows her father "on one of his saddest days is weird."

    Zelda and Robin arm-in-arm at a red carpet event

    "Guys, I'm only saying this because I don't think it'll stop until I acknowledge it… please, stop sending me the 'test footage,'" Zelda wrote, adding, "I've seen it."

    Guys, I’m only saying this because I don’t think it’ll stop until I acknowledge it… please, stop sending me the ‘test footage’. I’ve seen it. Jamie is SUPER talented, this isn’t against him, but y’all spamming me an impression of my late Dad on one of his saddest days is weird.

    @zeldawilliams / Via Twitter: @zeldawilliams

    "Jamie is SUPER talented, this isn't against him," she continued. "But y'all spamming me an impression of my late Dad on one of his saddest days is weird."

    Robin with his phone to his ear as he walks sown a sidewalk with Zelda

    Zelda has spoken about how public sentiments about Robin affect her.

    Zelda and Robin laughing at an event

    On the anniversary of his passing in 2020, Zelda announced that she would be taking a break from social media in a message explaining that seeing others mourn her father online "can feel a bit like being seen as a roadside memorial" and "leaves [her] emotionally buried under a pile of other's memories" rather than her own.

    @zeldawilliams / Via Twitter: @zeldawilliams

    The US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. The Trevor Project, which provides help and suicide-prevention resources for LGBTQ youth, is 1-866-488-7386. You can also text TALK to 741741 for free, anonymous 24/7 crisis support in the US from the Crisis Text Line. Find other international suicide helplines at Befrienders Worldwide (befrienders.org).