Robin Williams Used to Help Homeless People Get Jobs
Here’s another of the many, many, MANY reasons it stinks that Robin Williams is dead: Whenever he got a job, he made whoever hired him also give jobs to homeless people.
One guy who tried to book Robin for a speaking gig a while back says, quote, “He actually had a requirement that for every single event or film he did, the company hiring him also had to hire a certain number of homeless people and put them to work.
“There was no publicity surrounding it, and it wasn’t widely known. Who knows how many lives he changed by doing that. He was really trying to help people out that were down on their luck.”
His concern for the homeless is probably directly connected to his role in “The Fisher King”. Here’s the most powerful scene in the movie…