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Lewis Black blasts Limbaugh: ‘F*CK YOU’ for making light of Robin Williams’ death

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Comedian Lewis Black condemned conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh’s remarks about the death of Robin Williams, Daily Kos reported.

“F*CK YOU Rush Limbaugh,” Black wrote on his Facebook page. “Your statements were beyond cruel and stupid. They were intolerable. Enough is enough from you. You are an idiot. Don’t you ever demean the death of another human being. He was my friend. You disgust me.”

The post, which has already been shared more than 32,000 times, came a day after Limbaugh tried to find a political angle on Williams’ apparent suicide at the age of 63.

“Robin Williams felt guilty that he was still alive while his three friends had died young, and much earlier than he had,” Limbaugh said on his show, referring to Williams’ colleagues John Belushi, Andy Kaufman, and Christopher Reeve. “He could never get over the guilt that they died and he didn’t. “Well, that is a constant measurement that is made by political leftists in judging the country.”

On Wednesday, Limbaugh attempted to walk back his commentary, saying the “leftist media” had taken him out of context for the purpose of criticizing him.

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Williams’ Wife, Susan Schneider, said in a statement on Thursday that the comedian was suffering from both depression and the early stages of Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death.

In a short op-ed for Time Magazine on Tuesday, Black paid tribute to not only Williams’ comedic gifts, but his generosity with his time during his USO performances for military personnel.

“It’s proof again that the good die young, and pr*cks live forever,” Black wrote. “He’s gonna be missed. There’s a hole, and it’s gonna take a long time to be filled.”

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