ABC News apologizes for airing live aerial video of Robin Williams' home

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They're sorry.

“When we realized there was no news value to the live stream, we took it down immediately,” ABC News said in a statement Tuesday morning. “Our intention was not to be insensitive to his family, friends and fans, and for that we apologize.”

After news broke of the Oscar-winning actor's death by apparent suicide Monday, his family released a statement asking for privacy. Soon after, ABC News displayed a red banner on its homepage reading, “Watch Live: Aerials of Robin Williams‘ Home.”

In related news, Fox News called Mr. Williams a coward for dying from depression and addiction, by way of suicide.

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