Williams Scraps Shows, Short of Breath

After being short of breath, comedian cancels 4 shows
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Mar 4, 2009 1:31 PM CST

(Newser) – Robin Williams is taking a break from his one-man whirlwind comedy tour after suffering from shortness of breath, CNN reports. Williams, 57, covered 11 cities in the last 3 weeks and has been performing sold-out shows since September. The funnyman rescheduled four Florida performances of Weapons of Self-Destruction and plans to resume the 80-city schedule Monday, E! reports.