Swarms of love riveted through social media airwaves Monday morning after the news that another Hollywood icon has died. Bob Saget passed away over the weekend in a Florida hotel at age 65. Best known as America’s Dad for his role on the 90’s sitcom Full House. From 1987 to 1995, he played a widowed father of three daughters (including the Olsen Twins); Danny Tanner.
On Monday, the Sheriff’s Department said that detectives had found no signs of foul play or drug use during initial enquiries.
Dave Coulier, who played Joey Gladstone; side kick to Saget’s Danny Tanner, on the ABC series and its Netflix sequel; posted a short tribute to the comedian.
“I’ll never let go, brother. Love you ❤️,” he captioned a photo of the two of them together.
Nonetheless, Saget, a veteran stand-up comedian, had just started a new comedy tour across the US; performing as recently as Saturday in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. And after the show he had tweeted expressing his joy at being back on stage, telling fans that he was “happily addicted” to his craft.
Loved tonight’s show @PV_ConcertHall in Jacksonville. Appreciative audience. Thanks again to @RealTimWilkins for opening. I had no idea I did a 2 hr set tonight. I’m happily addicted again to this shit. Check https://t.co/nqJyTiiezU for my dates in 2022. pic.twitter.com/pEgFuXxLd3— bob saget (@bobsaget) January 9, 2022
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Subsequently, Bob’s wife of four years, Kelly Rizzo releases a statement.
“We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today,” the Saget family said in a statement to Page Six.
“He was everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter.”
The statement continued: “Though we ask for privacy at this time, we invite you to join us in remembering the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”page six