New Details About Claims Robin Williams Sexually Harassed His 'Mork & Mindy' Costar — And Why She Wasn't Offended

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New Details About Claims Robin Williams Sexually Harassed Mork & Mindy Costar
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She thought it was fun.

Robin Williams’ Mork & Mindy co-star Pam Dawber has revealed that the actor was very sexual on set but she didn’t mind — she thought it was fun.

“I had the grossest things done to me by him. And I never took offense,” she reportedly said, according to PEOPLE. “I mean I was flashed, humped, bumped, grabbed. I think he probably did it to a lot of people … but it was so much fun.”

In a biography titled Robin, set to be released in May, New York Times journalist Dave Itzkoff, writes about his conversation with Dawber. She reportedly said Williams was such a charming man that the constant groping and sexual pranks never bothered her, the Daily Mail reports.

“It was the seventies, after all,” she said.                   

Howard Storm, the director of the show, which aired from 1978 to 1982, said that there was “nothing lascivious about it."

"In his mind, it was just Robin being Robin and he thought it would be funny. He could get away with murder.”

Dawber reportedly said that Williams had a “gigantic heart” and thought of her as the sister he never had.

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“I really loved Robin and Robin really loved me. We just clicked,” Dawber said. 

The comedian strayed from far brotherly love, though.

“He'd be doing a paragraph and in the middle of it he would just turn and grab her a**. Or grab a breast. And we'd start again. I'd say, ‘Robin, there's nothing in the script that says you grab Pam's a**.’ And he'd say, ‘Oh, ok,’” Storm said.

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The producer of Mork & Mindy, Garry Marshall, also weighed in on Williams’ lewd behavior.

He would take all his clothes off, he would be standing there totally naked and she was trying to act,” he said. “His aim in life was to make Pam Dawber blush.”

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Despite the recent #MeToo movement, Dawber said his sexual comedy on set never fazed her.

“Somehow he had that magic,” she said. “If you put it on paper you would be appalled. But somehow he had this guileless little thing that he would do - those sparkly eyes. He'd look at you, really playful, like a puppy, all of a sudden."

"And then he'd grab your t*ts and then run away. And somehow he could get away with it.”

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Though Robin Williams was a lively and fun-loving person on screen, he suffered from many conditions that resulted in his suicide in 2014.

After his death it was determined the Good Will Hunting actor had Lewy Body Dementia, a disease that affects cognitive thinking, causes hallucinations, leads to dementia, and much more.

His widow, Susan Schneider Williams, spoke up about her late husband during an episode of the ABC special, People Icons: Gone Too Soon. She claimed he was not the outgoing personality he was on camera.

“Robin was a quiet, intellectual man, sometimes playful. But primarily what moved him was the fact that he was an observational genius,” she says. “And if you can imagine the energy that he would bring to the stage — no one can do that full-time. And I think the brilliance behind that impact of energy he would bring was because in his time off, he was someone who was contemplative and an observational genius.”

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