Zelda Williams talks coping with dad Robin Williams' death: 'I wrote 12 scripts, didn't see daylight for a while'

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Zelda Williams Talks Coping With Dad Robin Williams' Death

Zelda Williams is moving forward with her life. The 27-year-old aspiring actress made her first talk show appearance on Chelsea Handler's self-titled Netflix show on Thursday.

Williams was an open book, discussing topics from her sexuality to how she handled the loss of her father, Robin Williams, in 2014. Zelda, who is openly bisexual, got candid about why she speaks out on her sexuality.

WATCH: EXCLUSIVE: Zelda Williams Shares the 'Handy' Advice Father Robin Williams Passed Down to Her

"I think it's everyone's choice in how open they want to be or not," she told host, Handler. "For me, there's a lot of erasure of bisexuality. I think a lot of people -- especially in women -- they tend to have really bad responses to it. They think you can't have a monogamous relationship. By the way, it doesn't really matter if you want to be not-monogamous or not. Your sexuality doesn't really dictate that. Being bisexual doesn't mean I'm suddenly willy nilly running around."

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Milo Jacob Manheim, actress Zelda Williams and actor Robin Williams attend the Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Happy Feet Two' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 13, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 01: Actor Robin Williams at petting zoo charity event with daughter Zelda. (Photo by DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - 1992: Robin Williams and his wife Marsha and daughter Zelda (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MARCH 17: Marsha Garces, Zachary Williams, Zelda Williams and Robin Williams attend the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze' Universal City Premiere on March 17, 1991 at Cineplex Odeon Universal City Cinemas in Universal City, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Marsha Williams, Zelda Williams, Cody Williams and Robin Williams (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Zach Williams, Marsha Williams, Zelda Williams and Robin Williams (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Robin Williams, Zelda Williams and Cody Williams (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

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Susan Schneider, from left, Robin Williams, and Zelda Williams arrive at the premiere of "Happy Feet Two" at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles. "Happy Feet Two" will be released in 3D and 2D in select theaters Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Katy Winn)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: Actress Zelda Williams (L) and her father actor Robin Williams arrive at the premiere of Magnolia Pictures' 'World's Greatest Dad' at The Landmark Theater on August 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Zelda Williams and Robin Williams during Robin Williams and JoJo Visit MTV's 'TRL' - April 27, 2006 at MTV Studios - Times Square in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)
Robin Williams, at right, and his daughter, Zelda Williams arrive at the premiere of "Happy Feet Two" at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, in Los Angeles. "Happy Feet Two" will be released in 3D and 2D in select theaters Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Katy Winn)
Cast member Robin Williams, right, and his daughter, Zelda, pose together at the premiere of "World's Greatest Dad" in Los Angeles on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Zelda Williams, at left, and Robin Williams arrive to the premiere of Old Dogs on Monday Nov. 9, 2009, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Katy Winn)
Robin Williams, left, his wife Marsha, center left, daughter Zelda, and Jared Silver attend the premiere of "License to Wed" Monday, June 25, 2007, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
Zelda Williams and her father, Robin Williams arrive at the 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Robin Williams and his daughter Zelda arrive for the 10th Annual Hollywood Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, Oct. 23, 2006. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Zelda Williams and her father, Robin Williams pose for photographers as they arrive at the 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Actor Robin Williams arrive with his daughter Zelda for the world premiere of the movie " House of D" in which he stars at the 3rd Annual Tribeca Film Festival, Friday, May 7, 2004, in New York. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)
Comedian and actor Robin Williams and daughter Zelda, left, appear on MTV's Total Request Live, Thursday, April 27, 2006 at MTV studios in New York City. Williams stars in Columbia Picture's new movie "R.V." with JoJo, Jeff Daniels and Kristin Chenoweth.(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 09: Robin Williams and Zelda Williams attends the 'Old Dogs' Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on November 9, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: Actress Zelda Williams (L) and her father actor Robin Williams arrive at the premiere of Magnolia Pictures' 'World's Greatest Dad' at The Landmark Theater on August 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 11: Robin Williams with daughter Zelda and wife Marsha at the NY Premiere of 'August Rush' held at the Ziegfeld Thea (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Robin Williams, wife Marsha Williams, daughter Zelda Williams and Jared Silver (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
Robin Williams and Daughter Zelda during World Premiere of 'Happy Feet' - Arrivals at Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Actor Robin Williams (right) arrives with daughter Zelda (left) at Sony Pictures' premiere of 'R.V.' at the Mann Village Theatre on April 23, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
Robin Williams and Zelda Williams during Nickelodeon's 19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards - Arrivals at Pauley Pavillion in West wood, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
Marsha Williams, Robin Williams and Zelda Williams (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/FilmMagic)
Robin Williams (right) and daughter Zelda during 3rd Annual Tribeca Film Festival - 'House of D' Premiere at Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK - MAY 7: Actor David Duchovny (L), actor Robin Williams (R), and daughter Zelda (C) pose at the screening of 'House Of D' during the 2004 Tribeca Film Festival May 7, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 24: Actress Zelda Williams attends the launch of Tarina Tarantino's new cosmetics line 'Tarina Tarantino Beauty' on February 24, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/WireImage)
Zelda Williams arrives at the Abercrombie & Fitch “The Making of a Star” Spring Campaign Party on Saturday, Feb, 22, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Actress Zelda Williams arrives at the Teen Vogue Young Hollywood issue party on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Zelda Williams, left, and Scott Porter attend Hyundai and Skybound's 'The Walking Dead' 10th Anniversary Celebration Event, on Friday, July 19, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for Full Picture/AP Images)
Actress Zelda Williams arrives at the 21st Annual 'A Night at Sardi's' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Alzheimer's Association/AP Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Actress Zelda Williams attends the Ermenegildo Zegna Boutique grand opening on November 7, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Actress Zelda Williams attends the 11th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party With Emporio Armani on September 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 09: Zelda Williams attends the NYLON Magazine Annual May Young Hollywood Issue Celebration held at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 10: Actress Zelda Williams arrives at Spike TV's '2011 Video Game Awards' at Sony Studios on December 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actress Zelda Williams attends Actress Emma Roberts attends a Dinner Celebrating The Launch Of Westward by Emily Current and Meritt Elliott for kate spade new york at Petit Ermitage Hotel on August 10, 2011 in West Hollywood, California.
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 17: Actress Zelda Williams attends the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening 20th Anniversary Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on November 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Zelda Williams attends the Alberta Ferretti Store opening on November 12, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 25: Actress Zelda Williams attends the 'License to Wed' film premiere at the Pacific Cinerama Dome on June 25, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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She also noted that she lends her voice to the LGBT community because she has a zero tolerance policy for trolls.

"I speak openly about it because I think there are a lot of people who don't hear anyone saying it enough, or if they do they hear them, getting a lot of crap for it and I don't really take s**t," she said as the audience clapped.

The Girl in the Box star recalled being sent Photoshopped pictures of her late father's dead body online,and also revealed how she coped shortly after the news came out of his suicide.

WATCH: Zelda Williams Talks 'Dead of Summer' Transgender Role, Memories of Her Late Father Robin

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“You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

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“Comedy is acting out optimism.”

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“You have this idea that you’d better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous.”

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“See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.”

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“I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel alone.”

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“We’ve had cloning in the South for years. It’s called cousins.”

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“If I asked you about art, you’d probably give me the skinny on every art book ever written. Michelangelo, you know a lot about him. Life’s work, political aspirations, him and the pope, sexual orientations, the whole works, right? But I’ll bet you can’t tell me what it smells like in the Sistine Chapel. You’ve never actually stood there and looked up at that beautiful ceiling; seen that. If I ask you about women, you’d probably give me a syllabus about your personal favorites. You may have even been laid a few times. But you can’t tell me what it feels like to wake up next to a woman and feel truly happy. You’re a tough kid. And I’d ask you about war, you’d probably throw Shakespeare at me, right, “once more unto the breach dear friends.” But you’ve never been near one. You’ve never held your best friend’s head in your lap, watch him gasp his last breath looking to you for help. I’d ask you about love, you’d probably quote me a sonnet. But you’ve never looked at a woman and been totally vulnerable. Known someone that could level you with her eyes, feeling like God put an angel on earth just for you. Who could rescue you from the depths of hell. And you wouldn’t know what it’s like to be her angel, to have that love for her, be there forever, through anything, through cancer. And you wouldn’t know about sleeping sitting up in the hospital room for two months, holding her hand, because the doctors could see in your eyes, that the terms “visiting hours” don’t apply to you. You don’t know about real loss, ’cause it only occurs when you’ve loved something more than you love yourself. And I doubt you’ve ever dared to love anybody that much. And look at you… I don’t see an intelligent, confident man… I see a cocky, scared shitless kid. But you’re a genius Will. No one denies that. No one could possibly understand the depths of you. But you presume to know everything about me because you saw a painting of mine, and you ripped my fucking life apart.” (From Good Will Hunting)

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“Reality is just a crutch for people who can’t cope with drugs.”

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“You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, every where, even the stars.” (From August Rush)

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“We were romantics. We didn’t just read poetry. We let it drip from our tongues like honey. Spirits soared. Women swooned, and gods were created, gentlemen. Not a bad way to spend an evening, eh?” (From Dead Poet’s Society)

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“They’re not that different from you, are they? Same haircuts. Full of hormones, just like you. Invincible, just like you feel. The world is their oyster. They believe they’re destined for great things, just like many of you. Their eyes are full of hope, just like you. Did they wait until it was too late to make from their lives even one iota of what they were capable? Because, you see gentlemen, these boys are now fertilizing daffodils. But if you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen. You hear it? Carpe—hear it? Carpe, carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” (From Dead Poet’s Society)

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“Okra is the closest thing to nylon I’ve ever eaten. It’s like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.”

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“All of life is a coming home. Salesmen, secretaries, coal miners, beekeepers, sword swallowers, all of us. All the restless hearts of the world, all trying to find a way home.” (From Patch Adams)

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“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I’ll guarantee you’ll win.” (From Patch Adams)

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“Do you think God gets stoned? I think so … look at the platypus.”

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“The Moon… It hangs like a testicle in the sky…”

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“I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.”

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“Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, ‘Wonderful. Just have a back-up profession like welding’.”

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"What's right is what's left if you do everything else wrong."

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“Death is nature’s way of saying, ‘your table is ready.’”

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"I just kept going, 'Ok, well today I'm going to wake up and love what I do. And tomorrow I'm going to wake up and be happy and love what I do. And then the next day...' because sometimes it's all you can do," she said.

Zelda added that a lot of people were very protective of her after her father's death, saying, "It's funny because for a while no one would let me do anything. I think there's that reaction of, 'Oh, s**t are you ok?' And then even if you are ok, they're like 'but what's wrong?' I ended up writing 12 scripts, but then you're like, 'Is there something wrong with me?' And also, I didn't see daylight for a while. So, now I'm doing a lot more of that. I've been working really hard."

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