Robin Williams ‘Goodbye Video’ With Cell Phone and CCTV Facebook Posts Are Both Scams; Billy Crystal to Pay Tribute Next Week

There’s been a spate of scams surrounding the death of Robin Williams–namely one being spread through Facebook claiming he said “goodbye” and recorded it before killing himself nearly two weeks ago. It’s not real and it’s intended to spread bogus surveys.

Comedian Billy Crystal will honor Williams, who he considered a longtime friend, at the Emmy Awards on Monday.

Williams will be honored in the “in memoriam” segment to note actors and insiders who died in the past year.

Emmy executive producer Don Mischer said that the memorial service will feature a performance by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, reported The Associated Press.

Williams was found dead at his home in Northern California on Aug. 11.

It was reported that he died by hanging himself.

According to People magazine on Thursday, Williams was laid to rest and his ashes were scattered in the San Francisco Bay.

Earlier this month, Marin County Sheriff’s Lt. Keith Boyd said that Williams hanged himself with a belt and cut himself with a pocket knife.

“Mr. Williams [was found] clothed in a seated position, unresponsive, and with a belt secured around his neck with the other end of the belt wedged between the closed closet door and door frame,” Boyd told reporters at the time, E! News reported.