Robin Williams Daughter Zelda Asks Fans To Stop Sending Viral Impression Of Dad

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Robin Williams' kids Zelda Williams and Zak Williams were among the notable names in attendance Thursday at Revels & Revelations, a fundraiser for teen mental health for the nonprofit Bring Change to Mind, at the City Winery in New York City.

At the event, Zelda, 32, donned a black dress with sheer shoulder area and a grid with floral designs set in each square.

The dress had a black tulle bottom and Zelda accessorized with black pantyhose and chunky black heels.

The latest: Robin Williams' kids Zelda Williams, 32, and Zak Williams, 38, were among the notable names in attendance Thursday at Revels & Revelations, a fundraiser for teen mental health for the nonprofit Bring Change to Mind, at the City Winery in New York City

The latest: Robin Williams' kids Zelda Williams, 32, and Zak Williams, 38, were among the notable names in attendance Thursday at Revels & Revelations, a fundraiser for teen mental health for the nonprofit Bring Change to Mind, at the City Winery in New York City

The daughter of the beloved Mrs. Doubtfire actor wore her black locks styled to the side at the luxe event in the Big Apple.

Zak Williams, 38, wore a blush red suit with a magenta tie to the fundraiser.

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Zelda made headlines this past October in addressing a viral clip of an impersonator of her father, who took his own life at 63 in August 2014 amid a battle with Lewy body disease.

Comedian Jamie Costa posted a clip titled ROBIN Test Footage Scene, in which he did an impression of Williams filming Mork & Mindy in 1982, when he learned that his friend John Belushi had died of a fatal drug overdose.

The siblings posed alongside one another at the luxe event in the Big Apple

The siblings posed alongside one another at the luxe event in the Big Apple 

At the event, Zelda donned a black dress with sheer shoulder area and a grid with floral designs set in each square

At the event, Zelda donned a black dress with sheer shoulder area and a grid with floral designs set in each square

The dress had a black tulle bottom and Zelda accessorized with black pantyhose and chunky black heels

The dress had a black tulle bottom and Zelda accessorized with black pantyhose and chunky black heels

They were seen speaking together at the fundraiser for the mental health nonprofit

They were seen speaking together at the fundraiser for the mental health nonprofit 

Zelda kindly asked her followers to cease sending to her the clip, saying, 'Guys, I’m only saying this because I don’t think it’ll stop until I acknowledge it … please, stop sending me the "test footage." 

'I’ve seen it. Jamie is SUPER talented, this isn’t against him, but y’all spamming me an impression of my late Dad on one of his saddest days is weird.'

Last year, Zelda opened up about why she was not always on social media amid a flood of messages about her late father.

'As always, I will not be here,' she said. 'It’s hard for me on regular, good days to remain the person expected to graciously accept the world’s need to share their memories of him and express their condolences for his loss.'

She continued: 'As I’ve said in the past, while I am constantly touched by all of your boundless continued love for him, some days it can feel a bit like being seen as a roadside memorial - a place, not a person - where people drive past and leave their sentiments to then go about their days comforted their love for him was witnessed.'

Zelda sat alongside Dan Levy, who was set to receive an award named after her father

Zelda sat alongside Dan Levy, who was set to receive an award named after her father 

Dan Levy donned a grey coat over a white button-up top with black pants and sneakers

Dan Levy donned a grey coat over a white button-up top with black pants and sneakers 

Glenn Close wore a green gown with a tie and black pointy-toe boots to the event

Glenn Close wore a green gown with a tie and black pointy-toe boots to the event 

Actor Chase Stokes donned a grey checkered suit to the proceedings

Actor Chase Stokes donned a grey checkered suit to the proceedings 

Zelda said that at times she felt 'emotionally buried under a pile of other’s memories instead of my own,' adding, 'After all, even roses by the truckload weigh a ton.'

Last summer, Zak penned a memorial for his late father on social media on the seventh anniversary of his death.

'Dad, seven years ago today you passed on,' Zak said. 'The joy and inspiration you brought to the world carries on in your legacy and in your family, friends, and fans you so loved. You lived to bring laughter and to help others. I will be celebrating your memory today. Love you forever.'

Dan Levy and father Eugene Levy were set to receive the fifth annual Robin Williams Legacy of Laughter Award at the event, hosted by Robin Roberts.

Also seen at the event included Glenn Close, Lena Hall, Chase Stokes, Tunde Oyeneyin, Kendall Toole and Diane Warren.

Bring Change to Mind's mission statement is 'to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.'

Songwriter Diane Warren wore a navy blue coat with embroidery over a black top

Songwriter Diane Warren wore a navy blue coat with embroidery over a black top

Peloton instructor Tunde Oyeneyin looked amazing in a long-sleeved black top and leather skirt with heels

Peloton instructor Tunde Oyeneyin looked amazing in a long-sleeved black top and leather skirt with heels 

Peloton instructor Kendall Toole wore a black leather suit with a green top

Peloton instructor Kendall Toole wore a black leather suit with a green top

Actress-singer Lena Hall wore a cheetah skin dress with brown boots to the event

Actress-singer Lena Hall wore a cheetah skin dress with brown boots to the event 

Marc Albu and Annie Starke were also on hand for the 9th annual charity event

Marc Albu and Annie Starke were also on hand for the 9th annual charity event

Close also shared a heartwarming moment with Ally Brooke Hernandez, otherwise known Ally Brooke

Close also shared a heartwarming moment with Ally Brooke Hernandez, otherwise known Ally Brooke

Brooke is a former member of the all-female group Fifth Harmony

Brooke is a former member of the all-female group Fifth Harmony

The singer performed in a one-shoulder gown that hugged her womanly curves

The singer performed in a one-shoulder gown that hugged her womanly curves

The Texas native, 28, struck an emotional chord during her time on stage

The Texas native, 28, struck an emotional chord during her time on stage

The design of the sheer and sparkling number also allowed her to flash her gams

The design of the sheer and sparkling number also allowed her to flash her gams

The singer is also known for appearing on season 28 of Dancing WithThe Stars

The singer is also known for appearing on season 28 of Dancing WithThe Stars

Brooke released her first solo single, Low Key, in January 2019

Brooke released her first solo single, Low Key, in January 2019

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