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From left, Susan Schneider, Robin Williams, and Zelda Williams at the premiere of "Happy Feet Two".  (AP Photo/Katy Winn) From left, Susan Schneider, Robin Williams, and Zelda Williams at the premiere of "Happy Feet Two". (AP Photo/Katy Winn)

Robin Williams' daughter Zelda has decided to take a break from Twitter and Instagram after receiving disturbing altered photos of her dad and upsetting comments on her social media accounts.

E Online reported that Zelda received altered photos of her father that were supposedly taken after Robin Williams committed suicide.

"It was bad man, they showed a morgue photo. It was messed up," tweeted one of Zelda's followers on Twitter.

Zelda posted the following on Twitter after receiving the disturbing photos. She then deleted the tweet, according to E Online.

"Please report @PimpStory @MrGoosebuster. I'm shaking. I can't. Please. Twitter requires a link and I won't open it. Don't either. Please."

Well-wishers and fans online rallied to her defense, and the accounts of both alleged bullies were suspended by Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.

Zelda also announced on Instagram that she would be taking a break from her social media accounts.

"I will be leaving this account for a but while I heal and decide if I'll be deleting it or not. In this difficult time, please try to be respectful of the accounts of myself, my family and my friends. Mining our accounts for photos of dad, or judging me on the number of them is cruel and unnecessary. There are a couple throughout, but the real private moments I shared with him were precious, quiet, and believe it or not, not full of photos or 'selfies'. I shared him with a world where everyone was taking their photo with him, but I was lucky enough to spend time with him without cameras too. That was more than enough, and I'm grateful for what little time I had. My favorite photos of family are framed in my house, not posted on social media, and they'll remain there. They would've wound up on the news or blogs then, and they certainly would now. That's not what I want for our memories together. Thank you for your respect and understanding in this difficult time. Goodbye. Xo," she wrote.

Zelda had previously posted an emotional tribute to her father on Instagram on Tuesday, one day after her father was found dead. The same day, the Marin County Sheriff's Office said Robin Williams used a belt to hang himself in his home.

Zelda also released a statement on Twitter about her father. The statement is shown below in its entirety.

“My family has always been private about our time spent together. It was our way of keeping one thing that was ours, with a man we shared with an entire world. But now that's gone, and I feel stripped bare," she said.

"My last day with him was his birthday, and I will be forever grateful that my brothers and I got to spend that time alone with him, sharing gifts and laughter. He was always warm, even in his darkest moments. While I'll never, ever understand how he could be loved so deeply and not find it in his heart to stay, there's minor comfort in knowing our grief and loss, in some small way, is shared with millions. It doesn't help the pain, but at least it's a burden countless others now know we carry, and so many have offered to help lighten the load. Thank you for that.

"To those he touched who are sending kind words, know that one of his favorite things in the world was to make you all laugh. As for those who are sending negativity, know that some small, giggling part of him is sending a flock of pigeons to your house to poop on your car. Right after you've had it washed. After all, he loved to laugh too…"

"Dad was, is and always will be one of the kindest, most generous, gentlest souls I've ever known, and while there are few things I know for certain right now, one of them is that not just my world, but the entire world is forever a little darker, less colorful and less full of laughter in his absence. We'll just have to work twice as hard to fill it back up again.”

"My only statement. My brothers' are also online. Thank you for all your kindness and goodbye for awhile guys. xo," she posted.

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