Sarah Michelle Gellar on why she decides to take Hollywood sabbatical after Robin Williams death


Sarah Michelle Gellar on why she decides to take Hollywood sabbatical after Robin Williams death
Sarah Michelle Gellar on why she decides to take Hollywood sabbatical after Robin Williams death

Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Sarah Michelle Gellar shared that Hollywood icon Robin Williams’ death prompted the actress to take a hiatus from appearing.

In a latest interview with PEOPLE, Sarah, who starred with Robin in The Crazy Ones between 2013 and 2014, elaborated on her non permanent sabbatical from business following her endearing co-star’s demise by suicide in 2014.

“I’ve been working my entire life,” mentioned the Emmy Award winner.

She continued, “When I had kids, and it was right after Robin passed away, there was just so much going on in my life and I just said, ‘I need to take a break’.”

The Scooby Doo star revealed that she used to name the late actor “the father” she had “always dreamed of having” and “Uncle Robin” to her kids. His sudden death made her realise that it’s time to “hit pause on my career and focus on family”.

“I need to be here for these early formative years of my kids’ life. I needed that break to be the parent that I wanted to be,” asserted All My Children alum.

Sarah Michelle Gellar on why she decides to take Hollywood sabbatical after Robin Williams death

However,  Sarah  had now lastly determined to return to appearing as she began lacking it.

“I started to really miss it. But it’s also finding the right opportunity, something that speaks to you that also speaks to your audience,” added the actress.

Meanwhile, Sarah will subsequent be seen in an upcoming drama sequence Wolf Pack that may premiere later this 12 months. 

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