Robin Williams, Zelda Williams

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After more than a two-week hiatus, Zelda Williams returned to Twitter in the early hours of Tuesday morning to thank fans for their continued support following the tragic death of her father Robin Williams.  

The Oscar winner passed away last month, taking his own life following a life long struggle with severe depression in addition to battling the early stages of Parkinson's disease.

Although Robin's only daughter was quick to speak out on social media in the days following her father's death, she soon found herself taking a timeout from both Twitter and Instagram due to the online harassment and incessant taunting from Internet trolls (a number of accounts were suspended after users reported the abuse)

But now it seems she has found the strength to share her thoughts with her fans and well-wishers, revealing just how much the outpour of heartfelt messages has helped her heal. 

Robin Williams, Zelda Williams, Twitter


The 25-year-old actress concluded her message by retweeting an amazing photo of her father singing alongside Sesame Street's two-headed monster to remind folks what Williams loved most: to make people laugh. 

"Bearded sing off," she captioned the shot which showcases her father's infectious laugh and instantly puts a smile on our faces.  

Earlier this month, Williams made a tentative return to social media to share a powerful message about bullying. 

"Thank you," she wrote with a link to her Tumblr page that featured a quote from actor Harvey Fierstein

"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." 

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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