Everyone Turned Their Back On Robin Williams Mid-Show Once, And He Handled It Beautifully

August 12, 2014 6:19 PM

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Amid the many heavy hearts honoring and remembering the life of Robin Williams today are an estimated 90,000 soldiers who saw and interacted with the late comedian during one of his many trips abroad for the United Service Organization (USO).

During one such trip to Kuwait, in December 2007, Williams was interrupted by a U.S. Army ceremony in the middle of his set. Instead of watching Williams' show, soldiers in attendance wordlessly stood and turned their backs to the comedian, facing a loudspeaker playing bugle calls. While lesser come...

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