Rowling has faced criticism for her remarks on trans women. (Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Zelda Williams leaves social media ahead of Robin’s death anniversary

She confirmed Monday that she’d be taking Tuesday, Aug. 11 off of social media, as she does every year.

“It is simply too much” for her to see all of the world’s messages left for her father, she said.

Zelda Williams, left, and dad Robin photographed in 2006. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)


“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,” wrote Williams, 31. “But sometimes, that leaves me emotionally buried under a pile of other’s (sic) memories instead of my own. After all, even roses by the truckload still weigh a ton.”

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Williams died by suicide.)” data-reactid=”60″>She also offered several resources for those struggling with mental health while she is away, including the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. (Williams died by suicide.)