Robin Williams Fans Want 'Legends of Zelda' Tribute for Actor
Aug 16, 2014, 9:35 AM ET
By ABC NEWS
Robin William Fans Want Video Game Tribute for Actor
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This week, fans of Robin Williams decided to honor the comedian with an unusual tribute. They’ve signed a change.org petition asking the creators of a new "Legends of Zelda" game to name a character “Robin” in honor of the actor.
Williams reportedly loved the Legends of Zelda video game so much he named his only daughter after the title character and the duo starred in a recent ad for Nintendo where they played games side by side.
Australian Nick Schaedel posted the petition soon after Williams’ death was announced and it has already garnered nearly 100,000 signatures.
“He won't get to play it, but he'll live on forever in a universe he always loved,” wrote Schaedel.
James Franco Goes Blonde
James Franco posted a photo to his Instagram account on Wednesday showing off his new blonde locks with the caption “That Late 90s bleached look.” Just a few hours later, Franco posted photos of popular 90s boy bands with the caption, “I’m in ALL the BOYBANDS! Meeeeeyooowwwwww!” so it seems he is truly embracing his new look.
Toronto Raptors Fined $25,000 Because of Drake
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The Toronto Raptors are being fined $25,000 by the NBA for a comment that rapper Drake made about Kevin Durant at a recent concert, ESPN reports. The NBA reportedly deemed Drake’s comment a public recruiting pitch, which ESPN said is a violation of the NBA’s anti-tampering rules.
“Before we leave, I just want to show one of my brothers something,” ESPN reported Drake told the crowd. “You know, my brother Kevin Durant was kind enough to come to the show tonight and watch us. I just want him to see what would happen if he came to play in Toronto. Let him know what could happen.” The crowd reportedly then broke into wild applause and a “KD” chant.
Celine Dion Puts Music Career on Hold to Care For Husband
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Celine Dion has postponed all of her shows, including an upcoming tour of Asia, to care for her husband Rene while he battles cancer.
"I want to devote every ounce of my strength and energy to my husband's healing, and to do so, it's important for me to dedicate this time to him and to our children," Dion announced in a statement on her website. "I also want to apologize to all my fans everywhere, for inconveniencing them, and I thank them so much for their love and support."
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