Robin Williams Quit Drugs After John Belushi’s Death: ‘Cocaine For Me Was A Place To Hide’


By Dave Quinn

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Before his death by suicide in 2014, Robin Williams had a well-documented history of alcohol and cocaine dependence — a habit he kicked in 1982 after friend John Belushi’s overdose.

That’s just one of the revelations to come out of the new documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, which airs on HBO on Tuesday night.

Directed by Marina Zenovich, the 2-hour, emotional film offers an intimate look at the the highs and lows of the star’s legendary career using never-before-seen footage of the comedian in addition to intimate conservations with his closest friends and family like Billy Crystal, Eric Idle, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, and Williams’ son, Zakclick here to continue reading