Watch Billy Crystal’s Emmy Tribute to Robin Williams, ‘The Greatest Friend You Could Ever Imagine’
Monday, August 25, was the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards and this year, a great film and comedy personality was missing: Robin Williams. During the award show, Billy Crystal gave a wonderful and heartfelt speech about his dear friend. Crystal’s tribute recognized Williams’ talents, saluted his comedic genius, and celebrated his life and friendship:
The brilliance was astounding, the relentless energy was kind of thrilling… Well, as genius as he was on stage, he was the greatest friend you could ever imagine. Supportive, protective, loving… It’s very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives.